Pirates Fall 15-10 Against Virginia Tech - Game Recap

Pirates Fall 15-10 Against Virginia Tech - Game Recap

Virginia Tech earned a 15-10 victory over East Carolina on Saturday in Week 3 action at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

Virginia Tech won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 8-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 46.5.

Logan Thomas completed 25 of 43 pass attempts for 258 yards for the Hokies in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Pirates defense.

Vintavious Cooper rushed for 28 yards for East Carolina, while Shane Carden added 10 yards. Shane Carden threw for 158 yards for the Pirates, while receivers Vintavious Cooper and Justin Hardy had 52 and 31 yards respectively.

Virginia Tech outgained East Carolina 311-204 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 18-15 by the Hokies.

East Carolina lost the time of possession battle 36:43/23:17, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Next game, Virginia Tech takes its act home to face Marshall looking for another win. For East Carolina, they head on the road to face North Carolina.