East Carolina opened up the game with a 4-minute drive that went 44 yards on just 10 plays. After the drive stalled out, the Pirates attempted a 43-yard field goal and missed. Navy got the ball at close to midfield and began to pick up small chunks of yard using their triple option attack. The Midshipmen went 58 yards on 9 plays on the drive, but failed to convert the 4th down try on ECU 18 yard line.
ECU got the football back after the failed fourth down conversion and went another 69 yards on the drive, only to miss another field goal. The first quarter ended mid Navy drive, but the Midshipman have lucked out with two missed field goals by ECU. Navy has the football to start the second quarter however, and they are driving down the field.
We'll be following the lead-up to this game in this StoryStream.