Scores

Final

Marshall 42

(1-0, 1-0 away)

Miami (OH) 27

(0-1, 0-1 home)

3:30 PM ET, August 30, 2014

Yager Stadium, Oxford, OH

1 2 3 4 T
MRSH 14 14 0 1442
M-OH 0 3 17 727

Top Performers

Passing: A. Hendrix (M-OH) - 318 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: D. Johnson (MRSH) - 19 CAR, 151 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: E. Frohnapfel (MRSH) - 5 REC, 54 YDS, 2 TD

Cato leads Marshall, 42-27 over Miami (Ohio)

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4Q M-OH A. Hendrix pass,to R. Williams for 40 yds for a TD, (K. Patterson KICK)
Andrew Hendrix pass complete to Rokeem Williams for 40 yds for a TD
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OXFORD, Ohio -- Rakeem Cato threw three touchdowns- all in the first half- and ran for one more to lead Marshall to a 42-27 victory over Miami (Ohio) in a season opener on Saturday.

Cato threw an 11-yard pass to Eric Frohnapfel for the first score and racked up 124-passing yards and two touchdowns in the first quarter. A 1-yard TD pass to Frohnapfel -- set up by Devon Johnson's 55-yard run -- at the start of the second put the Thundering Herd up 21-0.

Johnson ran for 151 yards and two touchdowns.

The RedHawks' Andrew Hendrix hit Rokeem Williams with a 40-yard TD pass, closing the gap to 35-27 late in the fourth until Cato's 2-yard run with 2:01 left to play sealed it.

Cato now has 33 consecutive games with a TD pass, just five shy of the NCAA record currently held by Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MRSH
M-OH
1st Downs2022
Total Yards432418
Passing261318
Rushing171100
Penalties9-9812-107
3rd Down Conversions4-125-19
4th Down Conversions1-31-5
Turnovers11
Possession25:1434:46

Passing Leaders

MarshallC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Rakeem Cato20/322618.230
Miami (OH)C/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Andrew Hendrix24/493186.531

Rushing Leaders

MarshallCARYDSAVGTDLG
Devon Johnson191517.9255
Remi Watson9313.407
Miami (OH)CARYDSAVGTDLG
Spencer Treadwell10474.7015
Andrew Hendrix20462.3013

Receiving Leaders

MarshallRECYDSAVGTDLG
Eric Frohnapfel55410.8229
Davonte Allen35317.7037
Miami (OH)RECYDSAVGTDLG
David Frazier610918.2047
Rokeem Williams39933.0141

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMRSHM-OH
TD7:20Eric Frohnapfel 11 Yd pass from Rakeem Cato (Justin Haig Kick)Watch Highlight 70
TD2:53Tommy Shuler 3 Yd pass from Rakeem Cato (Justin Haig Kick)Watch Highlight 140
SECOND QUARTERMRSHM-OH
TD14:11Eric Frohnapfel 1 Yd pass from Rakeem Cato (Justin Haig Kick)Watch Highlight 210
FG8:03Kaleb Patterson 22 Yd Field Goal Watch Highlight 213
TD3:10Devon Johnson 2 Yd Run (Justin Haig Kick)Watch Highlight 283
THIRD QUARTERMRSHM-OH
TD11:53Alex Welch 2 Yd pass from Andrew Hendrix (Kaleb Patterson Kick)Watch Highlight 2810
FG10:06Kaleb Patterson 24 Yd Field Goal Watch Highlight 2813
TD0:10Dawan Scott 3 Yd pass from Andrew Hendrix (Kaleb Patterson Kick)Watch Highlight 2820
FOURTH QUARTERMRSHM-OH
TD8:37Devon Johnson 27 Yd Run (Justin Haig Kick)Watch Highlight 3520
TD6:25Rokeem Williams 40 Yd pass from Andrew Hendrix (Kaleb Patterson Kick)Watch Highlight 3527
TD2:01Rakeem Cato 2 Yd Run (Justin Haig Kick)Watch Highlight 4227

Research Notes

Miami (OH) fell to Marshall Saturday, 42-27. It was the RedHawks' 17th straight loss dating to 2012, the longest active losing streak in the FBS.

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