Series History: Today's game marks the 13th meeting between Franklin & Marshall and Susquehanna. F&M leads the series 9-1-2. The game is the third since a 1980 meeting in Selinsgrove back on November 1, 1980, a 42-6 F&M win. The year prior, F&M shutout the Crusaders 23-0. The 1979 meeting was the first since the 1915 season.
The first clash between the two teams came in 1898 in Selinsgrove. F&M won the first meeting 6-0 on October 25. The teams met again in Lancaster the following year and played to a 6-6 tie, the first of two ties in the series.Series Record: F&M 9-1-2 In Selinsgrove: F&M 3-0 In Lancaster: F&M 6-1-2 In Centennial: F&M 1-1 First Meeting: Oct. 25, 1898 (F&M 6-0) Last Meeting: Oct. 29, 2011 (SU 40-14) Last F&M Win: Oct. 2, 2010 (41-20) Last SU Win: Oct. 19, 2011 (40-14)
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Get ready for Saturday's action with this week's game notes.