AKRON, Ohio — Jawon Chisholm rushed for 102 yards and two touchdowns as Akron held off Miami (Ohio) 29-19 on Saturday.
Chisholm scored a pair of 10-yard touchdowns for the Zips (4-2, 2-0 Mid-American Conference), the first making it 12-0 early in the second quarter, the second with 5 minutes remaining to secure the win. The yardage was more than double his season best of 45.
Andrew Hendrix threw for 352 yards and three touchdowns for the Red Hawks (1-6, 1-2). David Frazier had nine catches for 132 yards and two scores.
Hendrix hit Frazier for 18 yards to cut the Akron lead to 12-6 at 8:42 of the second quarter and after Robert Stein kicked his second field goal for the Zips, Hendrix connected with Rokeem Williams 23 seconds before halftime to make it 15-13. The final score came with 3:08 to play.