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By PAUL DELANEY
Staff Reporter 

Eastern gets big defensive plays in win over UND

Hamlin’s pick-six, Lee’s fumble recoveries blunt North Dakota drives in 35-14 victory

 

Eric Classen

Eastern’s Jordan Talley makes a tackle on an unidentified UND player in the Eagles 35-14 win Saturday.

In their Big Sky Conference opening game versus Weber State, the Eastern Washington defense conducted business with a lot of quiet surgical precision. That ended with the Eagles limiting the Wilcats to 249 total yards in a 41-19 victory.

Last Saturday inside the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, N.D. the now No. 4 ranked Eagles defense decided to challenge the offense for big play headlines in a 35-14 win.

Eastern’s defense turned two second-half UND turnovers into scores, including an acrobatic 77-yard interception return by linebacker Ronnie Hamlin, improving to 2-0 in Big Sky play, 4-2 ov...



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