Scores

Final

Missouri State 21

(3-2, 0-1 MVFC)

Youngstown St 49

(4-1, 1-0 MVFC)

6:00 PM ET, September 29, 2007

Stambaugh Stadium, Youngstown, OH

1 2 3 4 T
MOSU 7 0 7 721
YSU 7 14 21 749

Top Performers

Passing: C. Kirby (MOSU) - 183 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: K. Smith (YSU) - 15 CAR, 102 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: J. Nicholson (MOSU) - 7 REC, 51 YDS, 1 TD

Youngstown St. 49, Missouri St. 21

Associated Press

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- Kevin Smith ran for three touchdowns and Youngstown State rushed for 304 yards in a 49-21 victory over Missouri State on Saturday.

Smith totaled 102 yards rushing on 15 carries and Tom Zetts completed 13-of-23 passes for 169 yards and another score for the Penguins (4-1, 1-0 Gateway Conference). Smith scored on runs of 11, 1 and 3 yards, with Zetts tossing a 3-yard score to Ben Lane.

Ferlando Williams added two more touchdowns on runs of 5 and 3 yards while rushing for 48 yards on eight carries.

Cody Kirby ran for one score and passed for another for Missouri State (3-2, 0-1). Kirby completed 19-of-31 passes for 183 yards with an interception.

The Penguins outscored the Bears 35-7 in the middle two quarters, with each team scoring seven points in both the first and fourth periods.

Five Youngstown State players rushed for at least 34 yards and two others had 16 apiece.

The Penguins defense had three sacks and forced two turnovers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MOSU
YSU
1st Downs1724
Total Yards305473
Passing183169
Rushing122304
Penalties7-518-75
3rd Down Conversions0-00-0
4th Down Conversions0-00-0
Turnovers21
Possession27:0132:59

Passing Leaders

Missouri StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Kirby19/311835.911
Youngstown StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Zetts13/231697.311

Rushing Leaders

Missouri StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Davis8658.110
Johnston6274.500
Youngstown StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Smith151026.830
Williams Jr.8486.020

Receiving Leaders

Missouri StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Harbor35919.700
Nicholson7517.310
Youngstown StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Berry68414.000
Horne23517.500

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMOSUYSU
TD12:46Gerald Davis 51 Yd Run (Nathan Stokes Kick) 70
TD10:11Kevin Smith 11 Yd Run (Brian Palmer Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERMOSUYSU
TD12:32Kevin Smith 1 Yd Run (Brian Palmer Kick) 714
TD00:57Ferlando Williams Jr. 5 Yd Run (Brian Palmer Kick) 721
THIRD QUARTERMOSUYSU
TD10:44Kevin Smith 3 Yd Run (Brian Palmer Kick) 728
TD09:36Jeremy Nicholson 6 Yd Pass From Cody Kirby (Nathan Stokes Kick) 1428
TD05:49Ferlando Williams Jr. 3 Yd Run (Brian Palmer Kick) 1435
TD02:47Ben Lane 3 Yd Pass From Tom Zetts (Brian Palmer Kick) 1442
FOURTH QUARTERMOSUYSU
TD13:26Cody Kirby 2 Yd Run (Nathan Stokes Kick) 2142
TD13:20Dominique Barnes 37 Yd Kickoff Return (Brian Palmer Kick) 2149