Massachusetts at Ohio

Ohio trumps UMass 51-23


ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Beau Blankenship rushed for 124 yards and a 50-yard touchdown as Ohio cruised to a 51-23 win over Massachusetts Friday.

Tyler Tettleton passed for 246 yards and two touchdowns as Ohio (7-5, 4-4 MAC) outgained UMass (1-11, 1-7) 461 to 290.

On the second play from scrimmage, Blankenship set the tempo by busting out for his long touchdown run. Tettleton followed that with a 2-yard strike to Chase Cochran and it was 14-0 before everyone settled into their seats.

The Minutemen got a 42-yard field goal from Brendon Levengood and a 3-yard TD run from Shadrach Abrokwah to cut the deficit to 14-10, but the Bobcats scored two more touchdowns and a 30-yard field goal from Josiah Yazdani to lead 31-10 at the half.

In the second half, Tettleton added a 4-yard touchdown pass to Landon Smith and Travis Carrie returned an interception 30 yards for another score.

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Scoring Summary
OHIOBeau Blankenship 50 yd run (Josiah Yazdani kick)
OHIOChase Cochran 2 yd pass from Tyler Tettleton (Josiah Yazdani kick)
MABrendon Levengood 42 yd FG
MAShadrach Abrokwah 3 yd run (Brendon Levengood kick)
OHIOTravis Carrie 66 yd interception return (Josiah Yazdani kick)
OHIORyan Boykin 6 yd run (Josiah Yazdani kick)
OHIOJosiah Yazdani 30 yd FG
MATajae Sharpe 38 yd pass from A.J. Doyle (Brendon Levengood kick)
MABrendon Levengood 37 yd FG
OHIOLandon Smith 4 yd pass from Tyler Tettleton (Josiah Yazdani kick)
OHIOJosiah Yazdani 24 yd FG
MABrendon Levengood 45 yd FG
OHIOJosiah Yazdani 25 yd FG
OHIOTravis Carrie 30 yd interception return (Josiah Yazdani kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1422
Third Down Efficiency3-162-10
Fourth Down Efficiency1-10-0
Plays-Net Yards70-29059-461
Passing Yds137246
Kick Return Yds173103
Punt Return Yds38
Time of Poss.35:3524:25
Individual Stats
MA: Shadrach Abrokwah 31-110, Greg Orekoya 5-24, Mike Wegzyn 5-8, A.J. Doyle 8-7, Lorenzo Woodley 2-4
OHIO: Beau Blankenship 13-124, Tyler Tettleton 5-37, Ryan Boykin 6-27, Daz'mond Patterson 2-19, Derrius Vick 3-8
MA: A.J. Doyle 4-12-109-2, Mike Wegzyn 2-6-28-1, Matthew Quinn 0-1-0-0
OHIO: Tyler Tettleton 18-27-243-1, Derrius Vick 1-3-3-0
MA: Tajae Sharpe 3-73, Shaquille Harris 1-36, Brandon Howard 1-20, Rodney Mills 1-8
OHIO: Donte Foster 6-89, Landon Smith 5-52, Mario Dovell 4-48, Chase Cochran 2-42, Troy Hill 2-15
Massachusetts1st FBS Independents 0-02-10
Ohio1st Mid American East6-28-6

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