Eagles put Wolves away early
Eastern defense dominates D II foe in Roos Field opener
This one really belonged to the defense.
With the Eastern Washington University defense swarming all over a beleaguered Western Oregon quarterback, Ryan Bergman, and limiting he and the Wolves to a -23 yards in their first five possessions, the Eagles rolled to a 43-14 non-conference football win last Saturday in EWU’s home opener at Roos Field.
On an unusual late summer afternoon where a steady light rain – and a decidedly one-sided game – sent most of the gathering of 6,349 to their cars, the tailgating area, or home, about the only thing the Division II visitors from Monmouth, Ore....