(STATS) – The University of Maine announced Thursday it will play at Sun Belt member Georgia Southern in 2019.
The matchup is scheduled for Sept. 7 at Paulson Stadium in Statesboro.
“We are very excited about the opportunity to compete against a great program in Georgia Southern,” Maine coach Joe Harasymiak said. “We have played them in past years and we always look forward to competing against the best.”
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Georgia Southern has won all three previous meetings in the FCS playoffs: 31-28 in overtime in the 1998 first round, 31-7 in the 2002 quarterfinals and 35-23 in the 2011 quarterfinals. The Eagles won a record six national championships on the FCS level before moving to the FBS in 2014.