Maine, Georgia Southern set 2019 matchup

(STATS) - The University of Maine announced Thursday it will play at Sun Belt member Georgia Southern in 2019.

The matchup is scheduled for Sept. 7 at Paulson Stadium in Statesboro.

"We are very excited about the opportunity to compete against a great program in Georgia Southern," Maine coach Joe Harasymiak said. "We have played them in past years and we always look forward to competing against the best."

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Georgia Southern won the two previous meetings in the FCS quarterfinals, 31-7 in 2002 and 35-23 in 2011. The Eagles won six national championships on the FCS level.

Maine is a member of CAA Football.