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East Carolina will close out its 2019 home non-conference schedule by welcoming William & Mary to Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Saturday for a 6:00 p.m. contest. east carolina university, ECU, football, gameday, william & mary, september 20, 2019
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Gameday: ECU Returns Home to Host William & Mary

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William & Mary at ECU (Game 4)
Date Saturday, Sept. 21
Time 6:00 P.M. (EDT)
Location Greenville, N.C. (Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium)
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    GREENVILLE, N.C. — East Carolina will close out its 2019 home non-conference schedule by welcoming William & Mary to Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Saturday for a 6:00 p.m. contest. The Pirates will try to even their record at 2-2 after suffering a 42-10 setback against Navy in the American Athletic Conference opener last week in Annapolis. The battle against the Tribe also represents the final (of two) matchups against Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) members in '19 for ECU, which used 365 rushing yards to down Gardner-Webb 48-9 on Sept. 7 in Greenville.

    ECU RECORDS AND STREAKS
  • Qualified for 10 bowl appearances since 2000 (eight in the last 13 years) ...
  • Has thrown at least one touchdown pass in seven of the last 10 games (13 TD throws) ...
  • Has made at least one field goal (when attempted) in 14-straight games ...
  • Has booked 38 tackles for lost yardage in the last six games (6.3 pg) ...
  • Has won 35 of the last 38 games when leading at the half ...
  • Has won four of the last five (and eight of the last 11) non-conference home games ...
  • Has averaged 42.0 ppg in the last three non-conference home games (126 total points) ...
  • Has won 26 of 29 games against FCS opponents ...

    THE SERIES
    East Carolina leads 12-4-1 ... The Pirates have captured six of the last seven (and 11 of the last 13) meetings between the two programs ... ECU and William & Mary played each other for 13-straight seasons (1971 to 1983) before observing a 17-year hiatus prior to a 2001 matchup at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium ... The Pirates have won six of nine in Greenville, but have never lost a contest to the Tribe in Williamsburg (6-0-1).

    HOUSTON AGAINST THE TRIBE (3-0)
    Mike Houston has faced William & Mary three times during his eight-year head coaching career, all Colonial Athletic Association battles which occurred during his tenure at James Madison.

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