PREVIEW: Lions Seek to Spoil Vikings Homecoming Celebration

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THE BASICS
Game #7: Lincoln (PA) (0-6, 0-3) vs  Elizabeth City State University (3-3, 1-2)
Date/Time: Saturday, October 14, 2017/ 1:00 p.m.
Location:  Elizabeth city, North Carolina
Stadium (Capacity):  Roebuck Stadium
Live Video/Stats – http://hbculivestats.com/ecsu/football/xlive.htm
Series – ECSU leads the all-time series 9-0
First Meeting:  Oct. 18, 2008 – ECSU 70 Lincoln 6 (at Avon Grove HS)
Last Meeting:   Oct. 15, 2016 -  ECSU  33  Lincoln 23 (at Lincoln)


THE OPENING KICK

  • Saturday's game is Elizabeth City State's homecoming game.
  • The Lions are seeking their first win of the season, along with their first road win of the season and  their first win ever against ECSU.
  • Lincoln's last win came on September 10, 2016 a 33-23 win over Lincoln University of Missouri at Lions Stadium. 
  • The Lions are also seeking their first conference win since a 20-10 win over Shaw University on September 26, 2015, a stretch of 21 consecutive losses.  The Shaw win is Lincoln's only CIAA win over the past four seasons.

Read more on the Lincoln University Athletics website.