Scores

Final

N Illinois 42

(6-5, 5-3 MAC)

Kent State 14

(3-8, 2-5 MAC)

7:00 PM ET, November 18, 2008

Dix Stadium, Kent, OH

1 2 3 4 T
NIU 7 7 21 742
KENT 0 7 7 014

Top Performers

Passing: C. Harnish (NIU) - 173 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: C. Harnish (NIU) - 20 CAR, 117 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: M. Perez (NIU) - 4 REC, 75 YDS

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNIUKENT
TD10:41Reed Cunningham 2 Yd Pass From Chandler Harnish (Mike Salerno Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERNIUKENT
TD10:17Chandler Harnish 3 Yd Run (Mike Salerno Kick) 140
TD04:22Leneric Muldrow 5 Yd Run (Nate Reed Kick) 147
THIRD QUARTERNIUKENT
TD08:57Chandler Harnish 31 Yd Run (Mike Salerno Kick) 217
TD08:02Craig Rusch 60 Yd Fumble Return (Mike Salerno Kick) 287
TD03:15Eugene Jarvis 2 Yd Run (Nate Reed Kick) 2814
TD00:53Chad Spann 26 Yd Run (Mike Salerno Kick) 3514
FOURTH QUARTERNIUKENT
TD09:01Matt Simon 17 Yd Pass From Chandler Harnish (Mike Salerno Kick) 4214

Team Stat Comparison

 
NIU
KENT
1st Downs00
3rd down efficiency
7-136-12
4th down efficiency
2-31-3
Total Yards397253
Passing173126
Comp-Att
12-1911-21
Yards per pass
9.16.0
Rushing224127
Rushing Attempts
4534
Yards per rush
5.03.7
Penalties4-323-15
Turnovers03
Fumbles lost
03
Interceptions thrown
00
Possession34:4525:15
Northern Illinois Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
C. Harnish12/191739.12094.7
Team12/191739.120-
Kent State Passing
 C/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
J. Edelman11/211266.00047.1
Team11/211266.000-
Northern Illinois Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
C. Harnish201175.9231
R. Crider11494.5020
C. Spann5489.6126
M. Brown4102.508
J. Anderson410.302
-. Team1-1-1.000
Team452245.0331
Kent State Rushing
 CARYDSAVGTDLG
J. Edelman191085.7021
E. Jarvis13151.2117
L. Muldrow155.015
-. Team1-1-1.000
Team341273.7221
Northern Illinois Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
M. Perez47518.8041
R. Cunningham33511.7118
C. Flahive23517.5022
M. Simon23015.0117
L. Cox1-2-2.000
Team1217314.4241
Kent State Receiving
 RECYDSAVGTDLG
E. Jarvis35016.7035
J. Thompson12323.0023
P. Garner22211.0017
S. Bayes3206.7010
S. Kirkland199.009
A. Flowers122.002
Team1112611.5035
Northern Illinois Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
T. Wilson001
C. Rusch001
-. Team001
Team003
Kent State Fumbles
 FUMLOSTREC
Team000
Northern Illinois Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
J. Schepler34113.723
Team34113.723
Kent State Kick Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
S. Bayes717725.335
Team717725.335
Northern Illinois Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
G. Turner111.01
Team111.01
Kent State Punt Returns
 NOYDSAVGLG
J. Edelman1-3-3.00
Team1-3-3.00
Northern Illinois Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
M. Salerno0/00.0--6/66
Team0/00.0--0/06
Kent State Kicking
 FGPCTLONGXPPTS
N. Reed0/00.0--2/22
Team0/00.0--0/02
Northern Illinois Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
M. Salerno26130.50038
A. Dittbenner14343.01043
Team310434.71043
Kent State Punting
 TOTYDSAVGTB-20LG
M. Rinehart313344.30255
Team313344.30255
ATTENDANCE: 2,267