MONTICELLO, Ark. – The University of Arkansas at Monticello football team played their tenth match-up of the 2022 season on Saturday afternoon. The Boll Weevils traveled to Ada, Oklahoma to take on out-of-state, Great American Conference member East Central University. UAM leaves with a 16-0 loss from the Tigers. The loss on the day drops the Weevils to a 3-7 record on the season.
On offense, quarterback Edwin Kleinpeter went 11-for-25 on passing plays for 59 yards. Caleb Jacobs led UAM in receiving with three receptions for 16 total yards. Close behind was Ian Meche with a 13-yard reception. On the ground, Gary Ferman led the Boll Weevils with nine carries for 44 yards. Hayden Thomas was right behind with 35 yards of his own.
Defensively, Damarous White led the way for the Boll Weevils with 12 total tackles and six solo stops.
Boll Weevil Head Coach Hud Jackson had this to say after the game: “Defense played outstanding. Had opportunities just never took advantage. Played hard but not enough. Big rivalry game this week for the trophy. Going to work hard this week to keep it in Monticello! Eat’em Up!”
How it Happened
- 03:03 – ECU | Alexis Lopez kicked a 34-yard field goal to cap off a nine play, 51-yard drive.
- 00:00 – ECU | Lopez kicked his second field goal of the game for 35 yards, following a 12-play, 44-yard series.
- 10:50 – ECU | Lopez kicked his third ad final field goal of the day to finish a four play, 5-yard run.
- 07:07 – ECU | Jawan King rushed a 15-yard touchdown after a 14-play, 80-yard drive.
The Weevils travel host the Muleriders on Saturday, November 5 as they take on GAC rival Southern Arkansas University in a Senior Day, Battle of the Timberlands. Official kickoff is set for 2:00 p.m.
You can find links the official live stream and live stats as tabs on the Weevil Football schedule page at uamsports.com.
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