09-20-2010 12:30 AM

It was a win well worthy of a second celebration – especially when the first one proved a bit premature.

And Eastern Washington University’s football team and fans made the most of both opportunities following Saturday’s wildly successful inauguration of the new red turf in newly renamed Roos Field.

With a record crowd of 11,702 looking on, the 18th-ranked Eagles overcame an early two-touchdown deficit – and several wasted opportunities – to upset sixth-ranked Montana 36-27 in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams.

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