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ECU Tops Arkansas Monticello

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ADA, OK – The East Central University football team picked up its first win of the 2018 season, with a 29-27 victory over Arkansas-Monticello at Norris Field at Koi Ishto Stadium.

Scoring

  • 1st – 13:24 – ECU – Dilland Gardner 7 yd pass from RayJohn Austin-Ramsey (Bobby Schmidt kick): 2 plays, 3 yards, TOP 3:45 (7-0)
  • 2nd – 12:22 – ECU – Trinity Benson 2 yd run (Schmidt kick): 4 plays, 21 yards, TOP 0:00 (14-0)
  • 2nd – 8:05 – ECU – Rueben Armstrong 87 yd pass from Austin-Ramsey (Schmidt kick blocked): 1 play, 76 yards, TOP 0:37 (20-0)
  • 2nd – 7:20 – UAM – 67 yd passing TD: 2 plays, 71 yards, TOP 0:44 (20-7)
  • 2nd – 3:16 – UAM – 1 yd run: 4 plays, 80 yards, TOP 1:40 (20-14)
  • 3rd – 2:52 – UAM – 13 yd pass: 14 plays, 90 yards, TOP 6:17 (20-21)
  • 4th – 12:05 – ECU – Jamil Young 30 yd interception (PAT pass failed) (26-21)
  • 4th – 7:39 – ECU – Schmidt 36 yd field goal: 3 plays, -10 yards, TOP 2:51 (29-21)
  • 4th – 3:49 – UAM – 2 yd rush: 8 plays, 75 yards, TOP 3:44 (29-27)

Tiger Quick Plays

  • First win for first-year head coach Al Johnson
  • First Tigers (1-2, 1-2 GAC) home win since Oct. 31, 2015
    • vs. UAM: 21-18
  • ECU earned the win despite trailing 476-150 in total yards
  • Tigers intercepted two passes for 59 yards and one TD
    • Allowed zero interceptions
  • Sr. RayJohn Austin-Ramsey earned his first start of the 2018 season
    • 13-of-21 for 184 yards and two TD's
    • Long pass of 87 yards
  • Sr. Trinity Benson scored two more touchdowns for ECU
    • Seven rushing attempts, eight yards and one TD
    • Five receptions, 47 yards
  • So. RJ Williams led the defense with 14 (3-11) total tackles, 1.5 TFL (21 yards)
  • Sr. Andre Shelton: 10 (2-8) total tackles, one fumble recovery
  • Jr. Jamil Young: 3 (1-2) total tackles, 1.0 TFL (4 yards), one interception (30 yards/TD)
  • Sr. Jonathan Mendez: 4 (2-2) total tackles, one interception (29 yards)

Up Next

  • Saturday, Sept. 22 at Ouachita Baptist (6 p.m.)
  • Next home game: Saturday, Sept. 29 vs. Southwestern (6 p.m.)