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East Carolina 39, Old Dominion 21

Associated Press

GREENVILLE, N.C. - Holton Ahlers threw for two touchdowns, Keaton Mitchell added two on the ground and East Carolina pulled away from Old Dominion 39-21.

Hayden Wolff's 18-yard TD pass to Ali Jennings III early in the second half got Old Dominion (1-1) with two points but the Pirates (2-0) scored the next 23 points including two touchdowns by Rahjai Harris - one receiving and one rushing - and an 81-yard run by Mitchell.

Ahlers was 25-of-39 passing for 270 yards and Mitchell had 160 yards rushing on 18 carries. ECU, which fell by a point to then-No. 13 North Carolina State last week, outgained Old Dominion 531-286.

Wolff was 18 of 29 for 271 yards passing and three touchdowns, all to Jennings, who made eight catches for 196 yards.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter ODUECU
ECU FG 8:06 Owen Daffer 22 yd FG 0 3
ECU TD 2:23 Ryan Jones 12 yd pass from Holton Ahlers (blocked XP) 0 9
ODU TD 1:32 Ali Jennings III 16 yd pass from Hayden Wolff (Ethan Sanchez kick) 7 9
Second Quarter ODUECU
ECU TD 2:45 Keaton Mitchell 1 yd run (Owen Daffer kick) 7 16
Third Quarter ODUECU
ODU TD 13:09 Ali Jennings III 18 yd pass from Hayden Wolff (Ethan Sanchez kick) 14 16
ECU TD 2:21 Rahjai Harris 3 yd pass from Holton Ahlers (blocked XP) 14 22
Fourth Quarter ODUECU
ECU TD 12:49 Keaton Mitchell 81 yd run (Owen Daffer kick) 14 29
ECU TD 12:25 Rahjai Harris 15 yd run (Owen Daffer kick) 14 36
ECU FG 6:16 Owen Daffer 32 yd FG 14 39
ODU TD 4:47 Ali Jennings III 35 yd pass from Hayden Wolff (Ethan Sanchez kick) 21 39
Team Stats
  Old Dominion East Carolina
First downs 12 30
  Rushing 2 10
  Passing 9 15
  Penalty 1 5
3rd Down Efficiency 1-8, 13% 10-19, 53%
4th down efficiency 0-0, -% 2-3, 67%
Rushes-Yards 14-15 47-261
Passing Yards 275 270
Return Yards 58 32
Completions-Attempts-Int 18-29-1 25-39-0
Sacks-Yards Lost 4--24 4--26
Punts 8 4
Punts-Average 37 36.5
Fumbles Lost 2-1 0-0
Penalties - Yards 9-85 7-64
Time of Possession 19:08 40:52
Old Dominion Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
H. Wolff 18 29 275 3 1
East Carolina Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
H. Ahlers 25 39 270 2 0
Old Dominion Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
B. Watson 5 45 9.0 0
K. Wicks 3 11 3.7 0
H. Wolff 5 -23 -4.6 0
East Carolina Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
K. Mitchell 18 160 8.9 2
R. Harris 16 61 3.8 1
M. Gunn Jr. 3 43 14.3 0
H. Ahlers 9 -3 -0.3 0
Old Dominion Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
A. Jennings III 8 200 25.0 3
J. Bly 6 67 11.2 0
A. Granger 1 6 6.0 0
B. Watson 2 1 .5 0
K. Wicks 1 1 1.0 0
East Carolina Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
J. Johnson 9 93 10.3 0
I. Winstead 5 89 17.8 0
R. Jones 3 39 13.0 1
S. Calhoun 2 18 9.0 0
R. Harris 4 14 3.5 1
C. Johnson 1 11 11.0 0
K. King 1 6 6.0 0
Old Dominion Interceptions
Player Int Yards
East Carolina Interceptions
Player Int Yards
J. Wood 1 -2
Old Dominion Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
E. Duane 8 296 37.0
East Carolina Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
L. Larsen 4 146 36.5
Old Dominion Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
East Carolina Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
M. Fleming 2 7 3.5
Old Dominion Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
L. James 3 58 19.3
East Carolina Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
K. Mitchell 1 27 27.0
Old Dominion Missed FG
Player Length
East Carolina Missed FG
Player Length




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