Football Entertains Thiel

Football Entertains Thiel

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(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) - The Carnegie Mellon University football team will host the Tomcats of Thiel College on Saturday, October 22 in Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) play. The Tartans enter the contest following a 29-10 win at Geneva while the Tomcats dropped a 48-21 contest at Case Western Reserve this past Saturday.

Saturday will mark the 43rd meeting between the two schools with the Tartans leading the series 29-11-2. Last season, the Tartans traveled to Greenville and left with a 73-19 victory. The first-ever meeting was in 1915, as the Tartans of Carnegie Tech defeated Thiel 25-0. Carnegie Mellon outscored Thiel 239-0 in the first six contests, as the Tomcats lost the first 14 meetings. Thiel got its first victory in 1966 when the Tomcats defeated the Tartans 14-7.

Carnegie Mellon will enter the contest with a 3-3 overall record and a 3-2 mark in PAC play while the Tomcats are 2-4, 1-3.  Kick is set for 1:00 p.m. on the turf at Gesling Stadium.