KENT, Ohio (AP) - Lionel Stokes scored off a 63-yard
interception and Louisiana-Lafayette overcame a poor offensive
effort to beat Kent State 20-12 on Saturday night.
Louisiana-Lafayette (1-1) struggled to maintain a consistent
drive with 159 total yards on offense. The only offensive scoring
drive the Ragin' Cajuns mustered was on three plays, capped by
Qyendarius Griffin's 1-yard touchdown run to break a 7-7 tie in the
Griffin rushed for a game-high 51 yards on 24 carries for
Louisiana-Lafayette. Chris Masson completed 5 of 13 passes for 18
yards and threw one interception.
Kent State (0-2) was not much better offensively against the
Ragin' Cajuns, who held them to 186 total yards. The Golden Flashes
scored their only touchdown when Spencer Keith threw a 6-yard
touchdown to Jacquise Terry in the first quarter.
Kent State never pulled closer than five points.
Keith threw for 114 yards, one touchdown and an interception.