Recap: Miami-Ohio vs. Kent State
Oxford, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Andrew Hendrix finished with 224 total yards to help the Miami-Ohio RedHawks to a 10-3 win over the Kent State Golden Flashes in a Mid-American Conference duel at Yager Stadium.
Hendrix tallied a team-high 104 yards rushing on 15 attempts, while also passing for 120 yards on 11-of-28 efficiency while under center for the RedHawks (2-7, 2-3 MAC), who picked up their second decision of the season after an 0-12 performance in 2013. Jared Murphy racked up 71 yards on four receptions. Heath Harding submitted a strong showing on the defensive side of the ball for Miami, as he recorded eight total stops and an interception.
KSU (1-7, 0-4) failed to pick up its first conference win of the campaign due to the struggles of its offense. Colin Reardon completed 21-of-39 pass attempts for 201 yards and was intercepted. Nick Holley was limited to 48 yards on 11 carries, while Casey Pierce reeled in six catches for 62 yards. Nate Holley anchored the Golden Flashes' defensive unit with 10 total tackles.
Miami struck first, as Hendrix rushed 19 yards into the end zone on a quarterback draw at the 4:12 mark of the first quarter for the only points of the opening period and only touchdown of the game.
KSU went into the intermission trailing, 7-3, after Anthony Melchiori connected on a 28-yard field goal try with just under two minutes remaining in the first half.
The RedHawks extended their lead to 10-3, as Kaleb Patterson connected on a 41-yard field goal try in the closing minute of the third period.
Miami held a narrow, 287-285 edge in total yards of offense. The Golden Flashes were coming off of a 39-17 win over Army.Game Notes