Golden Panthers Down Akron 41-38 - Match Report
Jake Medlock tore up the turf for 141 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Golden Panthers to a 41-38 win over the Zips at FIU Stadium.
Florida International won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 25.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 58.5.
Jake Medlock completed 19 of 30 pass attempts for 209 yards for the Golden Panthers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jawon Chisholm rushed for 43 yards for Akron, while Conor Hundley added 31 yards. Dalton Williams threw for 313 yards for the Zips, while receivers Marquelo Suel and Keith Sconiers had 99 and 64 yards respectively.
Akron lost the offensive yardage battle to Florida International 441-411 yards in Saturday's game. Florida International had more first downs as that total ended up 23-22.
Akron lost the time of possession battle 43:12/31:48, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Florida International looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Central Florida. Akron will aim to get back on the winning track vs Morgan St.