GAMEDAY College Football

Miami of Ohio 31, Robert Morris 14

Associated Press

OXFORD, Ohio - Aveon Smith threw three touchdown passes - including two to Mac Hippenhammer - to help Miami (Ohio) beat Robert Morris 31-14.

Smith passed for 155 yards and three touchdowns with an interception and Hippenhammer finished with four receptions for 54 yards. Seven different Miami players combined for the Redhawks' 218 yards rushing on 41 carries.

Anthony Purge scored on a 2-yard run to give Robert Morris (0-2) a 7-3 lead less than 5 minutes into the game but Smith hit Luke Bolden for a 17-yard touchdown with 3:42 left in the first quarter and Miami led the rest of the way.

John Saunders Jr. returned an interception 7 yards and, on the next play, Smith hit Hippenhammer in the back corner of the end zone for a 22-yard touchdown early in the second quarter, Keyon Mozee's 1-yard TD run about 10 minutes later made it 24-7 at halftime and Hippenhammer scored on a 17-yard touchdown catch early in the fourth quarter.

Robert Morris finished with 219 total yards - including 40 yards rushing on 27 attempts - and had just nine first downs.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter RMorMia-O
Mia-O FG 12:22 Graham Nicholson 38 yd FG 0 3
RMor TD 10:14 Anthony Purge 2 yd run (Jayson Jenkins kick) 7 3
Mia-O TD 3:42 Luke Bolden 17 yd pass from Aveon Smith (Graham Nicholson kick) 7 10
Second Quarter RMorMia-O
Mia-O TD 12:37 Mac Hippenhammer 22 yd pass from Aveon Smith (Graham Nicholson kick) 7 17
Mia-O TD 2:29 Keyon Mozee 1 yd run (Graham Nicholson kick) 7 24
Fourth Quarter RMorMia-O
Mia-O TD 9:47 Mac Hippenhammer 18 yd pass from Aveon Smith (Graham Nicholson kick) 7 31
RMor TD 0:19 Amir Jordan 8 yd pass from Jake Simmons (Jayson Jenkins kick) 14 31
Team Stats
  Robert Morris Miami (OH)
First downs 9 22
  Rushing 3 9
  Passing 5 12
  Penalty 1 1
3rd Down Efficiency 3-14, 21% 9-16, 56%
4th down efficiency 0-0, -% 1-2, 50%
Rushes-Yards 27-40 42-216
Passing Yards 179 192
Return Yards 88 47
Completions-Attempts-Int 18-29-2 16-27-1
Sacks-Yards Lost 2--10 0-0
Punts 9 3
Punts-Average 40.9 46.3
Fumbles Lost 1-0 2-2
Penalties - Yards 5-30 3-33
Time of Possession 27:29 32:31
Robert Morris Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
A. Chiccitt 10 16 138 0 2
J. Simmons 8 13 41 1 0
Miami (OH) Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
A. Smith 14 22 155 3 1
H. Hesson 2 5 37 0 0
Robert Morris Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
A. Jackson 13 43 3.3 0
A. Purge 5 3 0.6 1
A. Chiccitt 3 3 1.0 0
J. Johnson 2 3 1.5 0
J. Simmons 1 3 3.0 0
K. O'Sullivan 1 -3 -3.0 0
P. Fetterman 1 -3 -3.0 0
J. Hill 1 -9 -9.0 0
Miami (OH) Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
K. Davis 5 63 12.6 0
K. Tracy 5 52 10.4 0
A. Smith 4 38 9.5 0
K. Mozee 10 29 2.9 1
J. Brunson 7 15 2.1 0
J. Bester 8 14 1.8 0
H. Hesson 1 9 9.0 0
Robert Morris Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
D. Smith 1 79 79.0 0
D. Mondy 4 28 7.0 0
P. Fetterman 3 20 6.7 0
J. Hill 2 12 6.0 0
F. Oluleye 2 12 6.0 0
A. Jordan 1 8 8.0 1
D. Martin 2 7 3.5 0
K. O'Sullivan 1 6 6.0 0
J. Oedekoven 1 6 6.0 0
D. Hicks 1 1 1.0 0
Miami (OH) Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
N. Muersch 4 55 13.8 0
M. Hippenhammer 4 52 13.0 2
R. Virgil 1 28 28.0 0
K. Davis 2 24 12.0 0
L. Bolden 1 17 17.0 1
S. Nieman 1 9 9.0 0
J. Walker 3 7 2.3 0
Robert Morris Interceptions
Player Int Yards
S. Audiger 1 36
Miami (OH) Interceptions
Player Int Yards
R. McWood 1 26
J. Saunders Jr. 1 7
Robert Morris Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
G. Souders III 9 368 40.9
Miami (OH) Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
D. Dzioban 3 139 46.3
Robert Morris Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
T. Howard 1 -10 -10.0
Miami (OH) Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
J. Walker 4 26 6.5
K. Davis 1 -12 -12.0
Robert Morris Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
T. Howard 3 62 20.7
Miami (OH) Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Robert Morris Missed FG
Player Length
J. Jenkins 46
Miami (OH) Missed FG
Player Length
G. Nicholson 39




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