Scores

Final

Youngstown St 35

(2-2, 1-1 MVFC)

Indiana State 37

(3-1, 1-0 MVFC)

2:00 PM ET, September 24, 2011

Memorial Stadium (Terre Haute, IN), Terre Haute, IN

1 2 3 4 T
YSU 7 14 0 1435
INST 21 13 0 337

Top Performers

Passing: K. Hess (YSU) - 224 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: S. Bell (INST) - 21 CAR, 256 YDS, 4 TD

Receiving: J. Berassa (YSU) - 6 REC, 44 YDS, 2 TD

Indiana St. 37, Youngstown St. 35

Associated Press

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Shakir Bell ran for four touchdowns and a school record 256 yards to help Indiana State hold on to a 37-35 victory over Youngstown State on Saturday.

All of Bell's touchdowns, including runs of 62 and 61 yards, came in the first half, giving the Sycamores (3-1, 1-0 Missouri Valley) a 34-21 edge. His final rushing total broke the previous school record of 253 yards, set by Derrick Franklin in 1990.

Kurt Hess led the game in passing with 224 yards and two touchdowns for the Penguins (2-2, 1-1) while Jamaine Cook ran for two touchdowns and 177 yards and Jordan Thompson added 43 yards and a TD.

Cory Little's field goal midway through the fourth quarter gave Indiana State the final advantage.

Hess threw a touchdown Jelani Berassa with 1:21 to go, but the Penguins got no closer.

Indiana State's Ronnie Fouch threw for 189 yards and a touchdown.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
YSU
INST
1st Downs3014
Total Yards470467
Passing224189
Rushing246278
Penalties5-494-21
3rd Down Conversions8-182-9
4th Down Conversions3-30-0
Turnovers21
Possession37:3222:22

Passing Leaders

Youngstown StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hess25/412245.521
Indiana StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Fouch11/1718911.110

Rushing Leaders

Youngstown StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Cook331775.4252
Thompson8435.4115
Indiana StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Bell2125612.2462
Lough5255.0011

Receiving Leaders

Youngstown StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Bryan67212.0016
Berassa6447.3214
Indiana StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Mardis38327.7067
Jones58116.2031

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERYSUINST
TD14:42Shakir Bell 62 Yd Run (Cory Little Kick) 07
TD11:11Shakir Bell 39 Yd Run (Cory Little Kick) 014
TD04:38Leonard Riston 11 Yd Pass From Ronnie Fouch (Cory Little Kick) 021
TD00:00Jordan Thompson 15 Yd Run (David Brown Kick) 721
SECOND QUARTERYSUINST
TD14:42Shakir Bell 61 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 727
TD07:02Jelani Berassa 4 Yd Pass From Kurt Hess (David Brown Kick) 1427
TD04:03Shakir Bell 51 Yd Run (Cory Little Kick) 1434
TD00:53Jamaine Cook 3 Yd Run (David Brown Kick) 2134
FOURTH QUARTERYSUINST
TD13:10Jamaine Cook 1 Yd Run (David Brown Kick) 2834
FG10:20Cory Little 22 Yd 2837
TD01:21Jelani Berassa 4 Yd Pass From Kurt Hess (David Brown Kick) 3537