Kent State
Akron
20 - 28 Final
  for this game

Akron defeats Kent State 28-20

Nov 8, 2009 - 1:13 AM AKRON, Ohio(AP) -- Patrick Nicely threw two touchdown passes to Jeremy LaFrance and Akron defeated Kent State 28-20 on Saturday.

LaFrance caught a 59-yard pass from Nicely to give the Zips (2-7, 1-4 Mid-American Conference) a 14-3 lead early in the second quarter. Akron won for the ninth time in 10 meetings with the Golden Flashes (5-5, 4-2).

Nicely and LaFrance connected again for a 6-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter to give Akron a 28-13 lead, en route to snapping a three-game winning streak for Kent State.

Nicely was 19 of 34 with 261 yards and LaFrance finished with eight catches for 261 yards.

Andre Jones added 93 yards on six carries for the Zips.

Spencer Keith led the Golden Flashes with 377 yards and two touchdowns on 30-for-59 passing.

Kent State cut the score to 14-13 on a 19-yard field goal by Freddy Cortez as the first half ended.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    KENT ST 3 10 0 7 20
    AKRON 7 7 7 7 28 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: KENT ST - FG, FREDDY CORTEZ 37 YD,
    4:30. KENT ST 3-0
    AKRON - TD, ALEX ALLEN 1 YD RUN
    (BRANKO ROGOVIC KICK), 8:55.
    AKRON 7-3
    2ND QUARTER: AKRON - TD, JEREMY LAFRANCE 59 YD
    PASS FROM PATRICK NICELY
    (BRAN

    Nov 7 7:23 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD KENT ST
    KENDRICK PRESSLEY 9 YD PASS FROM SPENCER KEITH
    (FREDDY CORTEZ KICK)
    KENT ST 20
    AKRON 28 5:36 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Kent State 20, Akron 28  4th - 5:36Nov 7 6:53 PM
  • 57
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 57 roots (Close Finish)

    Kent State 20, Akron 28  4th - 5:36Nov 7 6:53 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD AKRON
    JEREMY LAFRANCE 6 YD PASS FROM PATRICK NICELY
    (BRANKO ROGOVIC KICK)
    KENT ST 13
    AKRON 28 12:05 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Kent State 13, Akron 28  4th - 12:05Nov 7 6:38 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    KENT ST 3 10 0 13
    AKRON 7 7 7 21 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: KENT ST - FG, FREDDY CORTEZ 37 YD,
    4:30. KENT ST 3-0
    AKRON - TD, ALEX ALLEN 1 YD RUN
    (BRANKO ROGOVIC KICK), 8:55.
    AKRON 7-3
    2ND QUARTER: AKRON - TD, JEREMY LAFRANCE 59 YD
    PASS FROM PATRIC

    Nov 7 6:28 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD AKRON
    ANDRE JONES 8 YD RUN
    (BRANKO ROGOVIC KICK)
    KENT ST 13
    AKRON 21 5:03 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Kent State 13, Akron 21  3rd - 5:03Nov 7 6:03 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG KENT ST
    FREDDY CORTEZ 19 YD
    KENT ST 13
    AKRON 14 0:00 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Kent State 13, Akron 14  HalfNov 7 5:12 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD KENT ST
    DRI ARCHER 22 YD PASS FROM SPENCER KEITH
    (FREDDY CORTEZ KICK)
    KENT ST 10
    AKRON 14 4:11 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Kent State 10, Akron 14  2nd - 4:11Nov 7 4:52 PM


  • NCAAF
    KENT ST 3
    AKRON 14 14:37 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Kent State 3, Akron 14  2nd - 14:37Nov 7 4:22 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    KENT ST 3 3
    AKRON 7 7 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: KENT ST - FG, FREDDY CORTEZ 37 YD,
    4:30. KENT ST 3-0
    AKRON - TD, ALEX ALLEN 1 YD RUN
    (BRANKO ROGOVIC KICK), 8:55.
    AKRON 7-3

    Kent State 3, Akron 7  End of 1stNov 7 4:22 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD AKRON
    JEREMY LAFRANCE 59 YD PASS FROM PATRICK NICELY
    (BRANKO ROGOVIC KICK)
    KENT ST 3
    AKRON 14 14:37 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Kent State 3, Akron 14  2nd - 14:37Nov 7 4:22 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD AKRON
    ALEX ALLEN 1 YD RUN
    (BRANKO ROGOVIC KICK)
    KENT ST 3
    AKRON 7 6:05 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Kent State 3, Akron 7  1st - 6:05Nov 7 4:02 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG KENT ST
    FREDDY CORTEZ 37 YD
    KENT ST 3
    AKRON 0 10:30 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Kent State 3, Akron 0  1st - 10:30Nov 7 3:52 PM