EWU returns the KO to the 34.
Norman White with a great catch on the sideline getting one foot in. 1st & goal for VU. Whitney on the qb option keeper for the touchdown. VU pulls within three with :11 left in the 3rd qtr. EWU 27 VU 24.
Szczur and Ball with two big runs for the Wildcats and another pass to Reynolds. VU in scoring range already at the EWU 21.
Big KO return for Villanova of 33 yard out to to the 50.
76 yard reception by Brandon Kaufman on a perfect pass by Mitchell on a the 2nd play of the drive. EWU now up by 10. Eagles 27 Wildcats 17 with 2:09 left in the 3rd qtr.
Pass incomplete on 3rd down to force a three and out. The VU punt is downed at the EWU 20. A 51 yard punt changes field possession.
VU with a 3rd & 2 at the 28.
After getting out to near midfield, EWU is forced to punt, which goes into the endzone for a touchback. On the play before the punt, it appeared close for Brown fumbling the ball but the officials do not send this one up for replay for some reason.
EWU returns the KO out to their own 25.
Szczur gets just three on the 3rd down pass play. Mark Hamilton makes the 35 yard FG attempt to pull VU within three. EWU 20 VU 17 with 7:10 left in the 3rd qtr.
Two incompletes leads to a 3rd & 10 for VU.
VU with a 3 & 1. at the 23 and Szczur gets the 1st down. The Wilcats currently at the 22.
Brown fumbles it on the first play for the Eagles and VU recovers at the EWU 32.
Whitney sacked for the third straight play. The Wildcats will be forced to punt and it is fair caught at the Eagle 37.
VU uses a TO to get Whitney back on the field.
EWU defense is coming up big after an intial first down. Wildcat qb Whitney goes off limping with a 3rd and 21 play upcoming.
The Eagle punt is downed at the Villanova 32.
EWU goes three & out.
EWU returns the opening 2nd half kickoff and fumbles but luckily for them they recover. It will be 1st & 10 for the Eagules at their own 34.
We are at the half with the Eagles leading 20 - 14.