Tennessee Tech beats Eastern Illinois 34-20Saturday, Oct 16, 2010
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Jocqu Crawford rushed for 127 yards and two touchdowns Saturday night as Tennessee Tech forced six turnovers and beat Eastern Illinois 34-20.
The Golden Eagles (3-4, 2-2 Ohio Valley Conference) intercepted four passes and recovered two fumbles, converting them into 20 points.
Caleb Mitchell returned an interception 36 yards for Tennessee Tech’s first touchdown, and Crawford’s first score on a 1-yard run came after Marty Jones recovered a fumble at the Eastern Illinois 17.
Cameron Berra kicked two field goals set up by an interception by Justin Vann and a fumble recovery by Jamere Hogue.
Crawford also scored on a 2-yard run for the Golden Eagles, who broke a five-game losing streak against the Panthers.
Eastern Illinois (0-7, 0-5) has lost nine straight games. The Panthers’ last win, a 49-13 victory over Tennessee-Martin, came Nov. 14, 2009.