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
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...