Old Dominion vs East Carolina Recap - Pirates Win 52-38

Old Dominion vs East Carolina Recap - Pirates Win 52-38

Shane Carden sliced and diced the Monarchs defense for 447 yards as East Carolina handed Old Dominion a 52-38 defeat on Saturday at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

East Carolina won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 15.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 75.5.

Vintavious Cooper rushed for 38 yards, while Cory Hunter added 7 yards in the win. Justin Hardy and Danny Webster added 191 and 79 receiving yards respectively.

Taylor Heinicke rushed for 52 yards for Old Dominion, while Colby Goodwyn added 29 yards. Taylor Heinicke threw for 338 yards for the Monarchs, while receivers Larry Pinkard and Blair Roberts had 92 and 74 yards respectively.

Old Dominion lost the time of possession battle 31:10/28:50, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

East Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Florida Atlantic. Old Dominion will aim to get back on the winning track at Maryland.