On Monday, East Carolina beat Ohio 37-20 in the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl for their first postseason win since 2007 and their first 10-win season since 1991 when they won 11 games including a victory over North Carolina State in the Peach Bowl. The Pirates did it in record breaking fashion against Ohio. ECU gained 281 rushing yards, 6.9 yards per carry, three rushing touchdowns...
((HT: ESPN))Since East Carolina was fighting for a 10-win season in Conference USA, but they had to get through Ohio U to do it...In front of friends and family at the Suncoast Dome (you know... where the Devil Rays play baseball), Vintavious Cooper ran for 198 yards and Shane Carden was 29-for-45 for 273 yards and a score as the Pirates won 37-20...Carden even caught a TD pass from...
Shane Carden threw three touchdown passes and ran for three scores to help East Carolina beat North Carolina 55-31 on Saturday, earning its first win in Chapel Hill in nearly four decades.
Vintavious Cooper ran for a career-high 186 yards for the Pirates (3-1), who had lost to the Tar Heels in each of the past four seasons - all by at 14 points or more. Cooper added eight catches...
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September 28, 2013
Inside ECU Sports caught up with Shane Carden and Vintavious Cooper to discuss how the Pirates plan to maintain their momentum for another impressive outing.
In a story Sept. 29 on East Carolina's victory against UTEP, The Associated Press erroneously reported East Carolina running back Vintavious Cooper had 128 yards rushing on 18 carries. Cooper rushed for 151 yards on 23 carries.
A corrected version of the story is below:
East Carolina holds off UTEP for 28-18 win
Carden accounts for 3 TDs, makes up for 3 INTs in leading East...
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October 01, 2012