Scores

Final

Murray State 32

(2-4, 1-1 OVC)

Austin Peay 12

(0-6, 0-3 OVC)

7:00 PM ET, October 4, 2008

Governors Stadium, Clarksville, TN

1 2 3 4 T
MURR 3 17 5 732
PEAY 3 7 0 212

Top Performers

Passing: J. Ehrhardt (MURR) - 304 YDS, 1 TD, 3 INT

Rushing: J. Ehrhardt (MURR) - 10 CAR, 53 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: D. Townsel (MURR) - 7 REC, 165 YDS, 1 TD

Murray St. 32, Austin Peay 12

Associated Press

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Jeff Ehrhardt threw for 304 yards and accounted for two touchdowns to lead Murray State to a 32-12 win over Austin Peay on Saturday night.

Ehrhardt, who completed 25 of 36 passes, threw three interceptions for the Racers (2-4, 1-1 Ohio Valley Conference). He also had 53 yards rushing on 10 carries.

Derrick Townsell had 165 yards receiving on seven catches and one touchdown for Murray State, which outgained the Governors (0-6, 0-3) 461-226 in the game.

After trading field goals in the first quarter, Ehrhardt connected with Townsell on a 52-yard scoring pass and Charlie Jordan scored on a 4-yard run to put the Racers ahead 20-3 with 32 seconds left in the second quarter.

Terrence Holt returned the ensuing kickoff 66 yards for the Governors then T.C. Jennings connected with Jeff Lyle on a 19-yard touchdown pass to cut the Murray State lead to 20-10 at halftime.

Kienan Cullen's 35-yard field goal followed a safety that gave Murray State a 25-10 lead at the close of the third.

Ehrhardt's 18-yard rushing score with 10:52 left in the game.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MURR
PEAY
1st Downs2516
Total Yards461226
Passing304143
Rushing15783
Penalties12-1158-75
3rd Down Conversions7-154-15
4th Down Conversions1-21-2
Turnovers34
Possession30:2129:39

Passing Leaders

Murray StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Ehrhardt25/363048.413
Austin PeayC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Jennings11/181075.911

Rushing Leaders

Murray StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
McKinnis17613.6013
Ehrhardt10535.3118
Austin PeayCARYDSAVGTDLG
Townsend13574.4015
Holt9262.9012

Receiving Leaders

Murray StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Townsel716523.6152
Harris7699.9016
Austin PeayRECYDSAVGTDLG
Mines35518.3045
Miller23718.5017

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMURRPEAY
FG10:23John Bell 20 Yd 03
FG07:17Kienan Cullen 37 Yd 33
SECOND QUARTERMURRPEAY
FG08:14Kienan Cullen 22 Yd 63
TD05:13Derrick Townsel 52 Yd Pass From Jeff Ehrhardt (Kienan Cullen Kick) 133
TD00:32Charlie Jordan 4 Yd Run (Kienan Cullen Kick) 203
TD00:10Jeff Lyle 19 Yd Pass From T.C. Jennings (John Bell Kick) 2010
THIRD QUARTERMURRPEAY
SF08:04Theo Townsend Tackled By Will Roach In End Zone 2210
FG05:40Kienan Cullen 35 Yd 2510
FOURTH QUARTERMURRPEAY
TD10:52Jeff Ehrhardt 18 Yd Run (Kienan Cullen Kick) 3210
SF05:58Charlie Jordan Tackled By Jason Vanatta In End Zone 3212