Eastern football closes with win

Eagles’ offense, defense click in 45-21 win over Northern Colorado

For Eastern Washington football in 2022 the season began with a win and ended the same way.

Scoring 28 consecutive points, Eastern erased an early second quarter 14-7 Northern Colorado lead and went on to defeat the Bears on a cold and breezy day 45-21 at Roos Field. Eastern has now won 13 consecutive games against UNC with the Bears’ only win coming in 1981 as an NCAA Division II program.

The victory provided a bit of a bright spot for the Eagles who finished 2-6 in the Big Sky Conference, 3-8 overall. This was a season where Eastern faced two Football Bowl Subdivision teams (Oregon and Flori...


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