Scores

Final

E Illinois 30

(4-0, 2-0 OVC)

Austin Peay 20

(1-3, 0-1 OVC)

7:00 PM ET, September 26, 2009

Governors Stadium, Clarksville, TN

1 2 3 4 T
EIU 14 10 3 330
PEAY 0 7 7 620

Top Performers

Passing: J. Christensen (EIU) - 192 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: T. Holt (PEAY) - 13 CAR, 43 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: S. Thomas (PEAY) - 2 REC, 31 YDS, 1 TD

E. Illinois 30, Austin Peay 20

Associated Press

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Jake Christensen threw two first-quarter touchdown passes and Eastern Illinois beat Austin Peay 30-20 on Saturday night.

Christensen, a former starter at Iowa who graduated last spring and transferred, was 21-for-36 for 192 yards for the Panthers (4-0, 2-0 Ohio Valley Conference). Danny Vehovic and Kenny Whittaker caught short touchdown passes.

Christensen has eight touchdowns and only one interception this season.

Mon Williams, who transferred from Florida last spring, added a 3-yard touchdown run for a 21-0 lead. The Panthers led 24-7 at halftime.

Terrence Holt ran for two touchdowns for the Governors (1-3, 0-1). Gary Orr was 18-for-32 for 156 yards, including a 3-yard pass to Scott Thomas in the final minute.

The Governors outgained the Panthers 251-243, but were hurt by three turnovers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EIU
PEAY
1st Downs1214
Total Yards243251
Passing192156
Rushing5195
Penalties8-667-56
3rd Down Conversions3-156-16
4th Down Conversions2-41-3
Turnovers13
Possession29:4230:18

Passing Leaders

Eastern IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Christensen21/361925.320
Austin PeayC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Orr18/321564.911

Rushing Leaders

Eastern IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Williams18452.517
Cook11111.0011
Austin PeayCARYDSAVGTDLG
White14735.2027
Holt13433.3213

Receiving Leaders

Eastern IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Wright34916.3035
Graves44611.5020
Austin PeayRECYDSAVGTDLG
Holt55110.2019
Thomas23115.5128

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTEREIUPEAY
TD10:37Daniel Vehovic 2 Yd Pass From Jake Christensen (Austin Signor Kick) 70
TD07:28Kenny Whittaker 4 Yd Pass From Jake Christensen (Austin Signor Kick) 140
SECOND QUARTEREIUPEAY
TD11:07Mon Williams 3 Yd Run (Austin Signor Kick) 210
TD04:00Terrence Holt 13 Yd Run (Stephen Stansell Kick) 217
FG00:18Austin Signor 34 Yd 247
THIRD QUARTEREIUPEAY
TD09:59Terrence Holt 1 Yd Run (Stephen Stansell Kick) 2414
FG02:36Austin Signor 42 Yd 2714
FOURTH QUARTEREIUPEAY
FG01:12Austin Signor 28 Yd 3014
TD00:35Scott Thomas 3 Yd Pass From Gary Orr (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed) 3020