(5-3, 2-2 Big Sky)
(5-2, 3-0 Big Sky)
8:05 PM ET, October 19, 2013
Roos Field, Cheney, WA
Passing: V. Adams Jr. (ORE) - 298 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: M. Brown (EWU) - 10 CAR, 61 YDS, 1 TD
Receiving: C. Kupp (EWU) - 11 REC, 168 YDS, 1 TD
CHENEY, Wash. -- Vernon Adams threw for 298 yards and three touchdowns as Eastern Washington pulled away to defeat Southern Utah 34-10 in a Big Sky Conference matchup Saturday night.
The Eagles (5-2, 3-0 Big Sky) led early following a Samson Ebukam 21-yard interception return for a touchdown. Adams hit Ashton Clark for a 12-yard score to lead 14-3 at half.
Adams tossed two more touchdowns in the third quarter, including a 31-yarder to Kendrick Bourne and a 52-yard strike to Cooper Kupp.
Mario Brown had an 11-yard touchdown in the fourth to fuel the rout.
Adams was 25-for-35 with an interception. He added 58 yards on the ground.
Kupp finished with 11 receptions for 168 yards.
The Redbirds (5-3, 2-2) got their lone touchdown of the game late in the fourth quarter when Mike Sharp found C.J. Morgan for a 29-yard score.
Aaron Kantu was 20-of-31 with 179 yards and three interceptions.