Carnegie Mellon Hosts #7 Wittenberg
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PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The Carnegie Mellon University football team will entertain the Tigers of Wittenberg University, Saturday, October 23 at Gesling Stadium. Carnegie Mellon will enter Saturday's 1:00 p.m. kick with a 4-2 mark, as the Tigers are unbeaten at 7-0 and are ranked seventh nationally.
Saturday, will mark the fifth meeting for the schools as the series is tied at two games apiece. The first-ever meeting was in 1938, as then Carnegie Tech won, 32-13. The Tartans then recorded a 35-0 shutout victory the following year. In 2008, Wittenberg defeated the Tartans, 21-14, in Pittsburgh before winning 28-7 last year in Springfield, Ohio.
Carnegie Mellon enters the game following an off week after defeating Ohio Wesleyan 35-23, October 9, to extend its winning streak to three games. Wittenberg dominated Kenyon College this past Saturday, winning 52-0, running the Tigers regular season winning streak to 17 games.
Listen to the full interview with Coach Lackner about the game Saturday.