UConn Falls to Illinois Despite Kevin Mensah's Effort, 23-31

Tue, Sep 10, 2019 | Consuelo Machina


2019-09-07 -- Despite valiant effort from [home-game-rusher] on the field, UConn could not beat Illinois.

Led by Blake Hayes calling plays, Illinois scored 31 points as visitors. Blake Hayes tossed for 0 competitions on 0 attempts against UConn with 0 interceptions for a total of 0 yards and 0 passing touchdowns. Ricky Smalling caught for 0 touchdowns against UConn secondary on 7 attempts for 56 yards. Jakari Norwood ran for 62 yards on 6 attempts with 0 touchdowns. Illinois ran for 130 yards on 35 attempts. The visiting team gave up a total of 98 yards on 9 penalties.

With Jay Rose leading in receptions, UConn racked up 23 points at home. Donovan Williams threw for 0 yards on 0 attempts for 0 competitions; in the game, the quarterback tossed for 0 touchdowns and 0 interceptions. Jay Rose caught for 0 touchdowns against Illinois with 2 receptions for 31 yards. Kevin Mensah ran for 1 touchdown against Illinois with 14 rush attempts for 27 yards. UConn rushed for a total of 10 yards against Illinois defense on 29 attempts. UConn went 6 for 15 on converting third downs.

Posted at Tue, September 10, 2019 06:06:03 MST