BEVERLY, Mass. – The Endicott football team (7-3) will host Merchant Marine (7-2) this Saturday at 12 PM in the New England Bowl at Hempstead Stadium. Here's a preview of this weekend's contest.
FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
- This Saturday's matchup will be the first-ever meeting between the two programs.
- Merchant Marine's offense, which primarily runs the triple-option, ranks second in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) in points per game (36.7), yards per game (457.7), rushing yards (3,632), and rushing yards per game (363.2).
- The Mariners are 4-1 on the road this season. It marks their highest win total on the road since 2002 (4-1).
- With a victory on Saturday, Endicott can tie the third-highest win total in program history (8-3, 2013).
- Endicott's nine all-conference first team honorees and its 14 total all-conference award winners (student-athletes only) this season are the most in each category since 2013. (ALL-CONFERENCE PRESS RELEASE)
TICKET INFORMATION: Tickets for Saturday's game may be purchased on the day of the game. Prices are $10 for adults and $5 for students and children. Children under the age of six will be admitted free.
PLEASE NOTE: Only cash will be accepted at the ticket area for Saturday's game at Endicott. An ATM is available on campus at Public Safety.
(Photo Credit - Nick Grace)