Akron at Massachusetts

Chisholm scores in 4th as Akron tops UMass 14-13


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FOXBORO, Mass. (AP) Jawon Chisholm had 109 yards from scrimmage and scored the go-ahead touchdown with 9:49 left in the game on Saturday to give Akron a 14-13 victory over Massachusetts.

Kyle Pohl converted a key fourth-and-4 from the UMass 30 on a 7-yard keeper for the Zips (4-7, 3-4 Mid-American Conference) to set up his 17-yard touchdown to Chisholm two plays later. Chilsholm caught the ball on a hitch route, found his way up the sideline and leapt into the end zone from the 5-yard line with the ball stretched just inside pylon.

The last time Akron had four wins in a year was in 2007.

UMass (1-9, 1-5) had the ball only once after Chisholm's touchdown. On fourth-and-1 at the Zips 47, Jamal Wilson rushed for no gain for the Minutemen and Akron ran off the remaining 6:44 to seal the win.

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Scoring Summary
MABrendon Levengood 37 yd FG
AKRONKyle Pohl 10 yd run (Robert Stein kick)
MABrendon Levengood 33 yd FG
MARob Blanchflower 2 yd pass from Mike Wegzyn (Brendon Levengood kick)
AKRONJawon Chisholm 17 yd pass from Kyle Pohl (Robert Stein kick)
 
Team Stats
 AKRONMA
First Downs1814
Third Down Efficiency1-137-17
Fourth Down Efficiency1-40-3
Plays-Net Yards69-34170-323
Rushes-Yds36-13342-172
Passing Yds208151
Kick Return Yds10562
Punt Return Yds415
Passes20-33-017-28-2
Punts5-2064-149
Fumbles-Lost3-32-0
Penalties-Yds4-304-18
Time of Poss.29:3630:24
 
Individual Stats
RUSHING
AKRON: Jawon Chisholm 10-72, Conor Hundley 11-57, Kyle Pohl 6-16, Fransohn Bickley 1-7, D.J. Jones 3-4, Team 5--23
MA: Jamal Wilson 22-70, Shaquille Harris 1-45, Lorenzo Woodley 10-31, Mike Wegzyn 3-13, A.J. Doyle 5-10, Rob Blanchflower 1-3
PASSING
AKRON: Kyle Pohl 20-33-208-0
MA: A.J. Doyle 13-21-75-1, Mike Wegzyn 4-7-76-1
RECEIVING
AKRON: Zach D'Orazio 6-82, Fransohn Bickley 6-55, Jawon Chisholm 3-37, Tyler Williams 2-10, Andrew Pratt 1-19, Conor Hundley 1-6, Jerome Lewis 1--1
MA: Tajae Sharpe 5-52, Rob Blanchflower 5-26, Bernard Davis 3-29, Jamal Wilson 3-8, Elgin Long 1-36
 
Standings
TeamStandingsConferenceOverall
Akron4th Mid American East3-55-7
Massachusetts4th Mid American East3-53-9