Game Notes - Game 10: Franklin & Marshall at Gettysburg
Today's Game:Franklin & Marshall (7-2, 6-2 CC) at Gettysburg (6-3, 5-3 CC) Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012
Series History: Saturday's game marks the 98th meeting between Gettysburg and Franklin & Marshall in a series that began with a 68-0 Franklin & Marshall win in 1890. The game was played on Thanksgiving Day for the better portion of the early part of the 20th century. The series is tied at 45-45-7
The most recent tie came in 1985, when the squads finished the day without changing the scoreboard. It was the third scoreless tie in the series. Neither team mustered a point in the 1920 or 1921 clashes. All told, there have been 30 shutouts in the series (33 if you count the scoreless ties twice). Gettysburg was the victor in 16 of the shutouts, while F&M has won 14 without surrendering a point. The series has also seen an anomalous 4-4 tie coming in the 1893 meeting.Series Record: Tied 45-45-7 In Lancaster: F&M leads 37-27-4 In Gettysburg: GB leads 18-8-3 In Centennial Play: F&M leads 16-12-1 First Meeting: 1890 (F&M 68-0) Last Meeting: Nov. 12, 2011 at F&M Last F&M Win: Nov. 14, 2009 at F&M Last GB Win: Nov. 12, 2011 (28-14) Current Series Streak: GB +2
Get ready for Saturday's action with this week's game notes.