Carnegie Mellon Looks For 2-0 Start at Allegheny Saturday
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PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Carnegie Mellon University football team will travel to Meadville, Pa. to play the Gators of Allegheny College Saturday, September 8, at 1:00 p.m. on the turf of Frank B. Fuhrer Field. It will mark the 50th contest between the two schools.
Last season, Allegheny came into Pittsburgh and defeated the Tartans 38-35 for its second straight victory in the Steel City. The series continued in 2007 as each team has won on each other's field, but the Tartans still lead the all-time series 29-18-2. The first meeting between the two schools was in 1906 when then Carnegie Tech defeated Allegheny by the score of 5-0. The two teams have combined for 19 shutouts, including a 0-0 tie in 1917. The Tartans hold the shutout advantage with 14.
Carnegie Mellon is coming off a 28-21 victory at Grove City, while Allegheny shutout Bethany last Saturday, 28-0.
Listen to the full interview with Coach Lackner about last week's win and the game Saturday.