Carden leads East Carolina over Old Dominion 52-38
Shane Carden threw for a school-record 447 yards, 46 completions
and five touchdowns to lead East Carolina to a 52-38 win over Old
Dominion in the season opener for both schools Saturday night.
Carden broke his own records for yards passing and tied his
record for TD passes.
The Pirates quarterback wasn’t the only one to make it into the
record book. Justin Hardy tied his school record of 16 receptions
and also had 191 yards receiving.
Carden threw three touchdowns in the first half to give the
Pirates a 21-17 lead.
He threw two more touchdowns in the fourth quarter, including
the record-tying fifth on a 1-yard pass to Davon Grayson to extend
the lead to 49-31.
Grayson scored on three of his four receptions for East
Taylor Heinicke went 38 of 51 for 338 yards and three touchdowns
for the Monarchs. He was the game’s leading rusher with 52 yards
and a score.