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Ohio vs. Hampton Postgame Notes

Ohio vs. Hampton Postgame Notes

ATHENS, Ohio | Ohio 59, Hampton 0|

Captains: A.J. Ouellette, Quentin Poling, Troy Mangen, Joe Lowery, Javon Hagan

Weather: 65 degrees, Rainy, Wind NE 5 mph

Attendance: 17,501

Game Notes:

  • Ohio has a 1-0 start for the eighth time under head coach Frank Solich
  • Ohio is now 2-0 against the MEAC
  • Ohio now has a 1-0 lead over Hampton in the all-time series
  • Frank Solich now has a 146-86 all-time record and is 89-67 at Ohio
  • Ohio is 10-3 in home openers under head coach Frank Solich including going 6-1 in their last seven seasons
  • First shutout since Kent State in 2015

Offense

  • Ohio recorded seven rushing touchdowns for the first time since 2002 against Kent State
  • Ohio scored the most points in regulation since Ball State in 2015
  • Ohio recorded one touchdown drive that was under 60 seconds
  • Ohio did not allow a sack - first time since Kent State in 2016
  • RS sophomore Quinton Maxwell was 7 for 9 with 100 yards
  • Sophomore Nathan Rourke made his debut going 6 for 10 with 72 yards
  • Rourke and freshman running back Julian Ross recorded first career touchdowns
  • Rourke rushed for three touchdowns
  • Ross rushed for two touchdowns
  • Marks the first time two players rushed for two touchdowns since 2014
  • RS junior A.J. Ouellette led all rushers with 63 yards on 12 carries
  • RS freshman Cameron Odom recorded first four career receptions

Defense

 

Special Teams

  • RS sophomore Louie Zervos recorded one 38-yard field goal
  • RS sophomore punter Michael Farkas had three punts for 120 yards and pinned all three inside the 20-yardline including a long of 52
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