ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – —
ECU added another seven points with 9:02 left in the fourth quarter when Bond connected with freshman David Moore on a 59-yard pass for a 56-31 score.
The Reddies added a final touchdown in the fourth quarter for the final of 63-31.
While both teams had over 75 plays from scrimmage (78-82), the Reddies averaged 9.1 yards per play to the Tigers 5.4. That advantage led to 595 yards of passing and 151 yards rushing for HSU, while ECU recorded 335 yards passing and 83 rushing for the game.
ECU will now return to Norris Field for the 2013 Homecoming game against Northwestern Oklahoma State, Saturday Oct. 5. Kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m., with the 1993 NAIA National Championship team being honored on field at 3:30 p.m.
Homecoming events begin, Monday, Sept. 30 with a pep rally at Centennial Plaza at 7:30 p.m.