Win Probability 100%

ECU
CONN
ECU 100%

ECU

41

CONN

38

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • ECU596
    • 596CONN
  • Turnovers

    • ECU0
    • 1CONN
  • Possession

    ECUCONN
    22:3837:22
  • 1st Downs

    • ECU30
    • 27CONN

Game Information

Rentschler Field
Coverage: ESPNU
  • East Hartford, CT 6118
  • Line: CONN -4.5
  • Over/Under: 64
Attendance: 14,036
9/24/2017 Associated Press

East Carolina holds off UConn 41-38 in rescheduled game

Thomas Sirk threw for 426 yards and three touchdowns, and East Carolina held off UConn 41-38 on Sunday in the conference opener for both teams.

Scoring Summary

1234T
East Carolina21614041
Connecticut7717738
first QuarterECUCONN
TD
10:14
Davon Grayson 17 Yd pass from Thomas Sirk (Jake Verity Kick)
9 plays, 65 yards, 3:50
70
play
Sirk's TD pass gets East Carolina on the board first (0:34)

Thomas Sirk finds Davon Grayson in the end zone for a 17-yard touchdown pass. (0:34)

TD
8:52
Mason Donaldson 45 Yd pass from Bryant Shirreffs (Michael Tarbutt Kick)
5 plays, 75 yards, 1:22
77
play
Donaldson's first collegiate reception goes for 45-yard UConn TD (0:49)

Bryant Shirreffs finds a wide-open Mason Donaldson for a long touchdown for Connecticut's first score (0:49)

TD
5:50
Davon Grayson 24 Yd pass from Thomas Sirk (Jake Verity Kick)
8 plays, 75 yards, 3:02
147
play
TD
3:46
Derrell Scott 6 Yd Run (Jake Verity Kick)
5 plays, 36 yards, 1:58
217
play
Scott's TD pads East Carolina's lead (0:31)

Derrell Scott runs for a 6-yard touchdown to add to East Carolina's leads over UConn (0:31)

second QuarterECUCONN
FG
13:12
Jake Verity 46 Yd Field Goal
13 plays, 47 yards, 4:08
247
FG
5:51
Jake Verity 26 Yd Field Goal
12 plays, 63 yards, 5:34
277
TD
1:52
Nate Hopkins 1 Yd Run (Michael Tarbutt Kick)
14 plays, 75 yards, 3:59
2714
play
UConn chips away at East Carolina's lead with TD (0:37)

Nate Hopkins gets UConn closer to East Carolina's lead with a 1-yard touchdown. (0:37)

third QuarterECUCONN
TD
14:50
Davon Grayson 75 Yd pass from Thomas Sirk (Jake Verity Kick)
1 play, 75 yards, 0:10
3414
play
East Carolina throws long TD on first play of the second half (0:40)

Thomas Sirk passes to Davon Grayson for an impressive 75-yard touchdown for East Carolina. (0:40)

TD
12:20
Mason Donaldson 12 Yd pass from Bryant Shirreffs (Michael Tarbutt Kick)
10 plays, 75 yards, 2:30
3421
play
Shirreffs connects with Donaldson for 2nd TD (0:21)

Bryant Shirreffs passes to Mason Donaldson for a 12-yard touchdown to put the Huskies on the board in the second half. (0:21)

TD
11:00
Hussein Howe 14 Yd Run (Jake Verity Kick)
4 plays, 75 yards, 1:20
4121
TD
8:54
Arkeel Newsome 8 Yd Run (Michael Tarbutt Kick)
7 plays, 75 yards, 2:06
4128
play
UConn's Newsome scores his first TD of the day (0:26)

Arkeel Newsome runs for an 8-yard touchdown to help the Huskies cut into the to the Pirates' lead. (0:26)

FG
0:50
Michael Tarbutt 20 Yd Field Goal
12 plays, 77 yards, 3:49
4131
fourth QuarterECUCONN
TD
5:48
Arkeel Newsome 79 Yd pass from Bryant Shirreffs (Michael Tarbutt Kick)
2 plays, 79 yards, 0:19
4138
play
UConn cuts into deficit with 79-yard TD (0:51)

Bryant Shirreffs finds Arkeel Newsome for a long touchdown, cutting into East Carolina's lead to 41-38. (0:51)

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