Scores

Final

Austin Peay 23

(1-4, 0-2 OVC)

Tenn Tech 31

(2-2, 1-1 OVC)

8:00 PM ET, October 3, 2009

Tucker Stadium, COOKEVILLE, TN

1 2 3 4 T
PEAY 3 7 7 623
TNTC 10 7 7 731

Top Performers

Passing: L. Sweeney (TNTC) - 234 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: T. Holt (PEAY) - 14 CAR, 71 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: A. Robinson (TNTC) - 9 REC, 130 YDS, 2 TD

Tennessee Tech 31, Austin Peay 23

Associated Press

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Lee Sweeney threw three touchdown passes to lead Tennessee Tech to a 31-23 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday night.

Sweeney was 21-for-29 for 234 yards, connecting with Antonio Robinson nine times for 130 yards and two scores.

Robinson caught a 22-yard touchdown catch to give the Golden Eagles (2-2, 1-1 Ohio Valley Conference) a 24-17 advantage with 1:56 left in the third quarter, but Austin Peay's Terrence Holt scored on a 10-yard run to cut the lead to 24-23 with 6:29 remaining in the fourth quarter. The extra point attempt was blocked.

Sweeney added to Tennessee Tech's final score on a 46-yard touchdown pass to Tim Benford with 5:34 left in the game.

Ryan White rushed for 100 yards on 22 carries for Austin Peay (1-4, 0-2). Holt added 71 yards and two scores on the ground.

Austin Peay's Gary Orr was 15-for-23 for 198 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
PEAY
TNTC
1st Downs2124
Total Yards378314
Passing198244
Rushing18070
Penalties13-1384-45
3rd Down Conversions4-126-12
4th Down Conversions2-41-1
Turnovers00
Possession31:2028:40

Passing Leaders

Austin PeayC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Orr15/231988.610
Tennessee TechC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Sweeney21/292348.130

Rushing Leaders

Austin PeayCARYDSAVGTDLG
White221004.5015
Holt14715.1221
Tennessee TechCARYDSAVGTDLG
Gay8394.9013
Hudson9262.9117

Receiving Leaders

Austin PeayRECYDSAVGTDLG
Mines45012.5022
Adams44411.0119
Tennessee TechRECYDSAVGTDLG
Robinson913014.4222
Benford36120.3146

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERPEAYTNTC
FG07:43Tim Donegan 23 Yd 03
FG03:37Stephen Stansell 35 Yd 33
TD00:31Tremaine Hudson 4 Yd Run (Tim Donegan Kick) 310
SECOND QUARTERPEAYTNTC
TD07:19Antonio Robinson 21 Yd Pass From Lee Sweeney (Tim Donegan Kick) 317
TD00:33Terrence Holt 6 Yd Run (Stephen Stansell Kick) 1017
THIRD QUARTERPEAYTNTC
TD09:20Ashlon Adams 7 Yd Pass From Gary Orr (Stephen Stansell Kick) 1717
TD01:56Antonio Robinson 22 Yd Pass From Lee Sweeney (Tim Donegan Kick) 1724
FOURTH QUARTERPEAYTNTC
TD06:29Terrence Holt 10 Yd Run (Pat Blocked) 2324
TD05:34Tim Benford 46 Yd Pass From Lee Sweeney (Tim Donegan Kick) 2331