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Merrimack adds Mayville State to 2019 home football schedule

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Mayville State, an NAIA program out of Maryland, released its 2019 football schedule and it includes a Sept. 21 game against Merrimack at Duane Stadium.

The Comets finished 1-9 last season.

The NAIA is a governing body similar to the NCAA, but on a smaller scale. NAIA programs do award athletic scholarships and according to ExactSports.com, a Division I NAIA program is comparable to a Division II NCAA program.

Merrimack’s current home dates include Mayville State (NAIA), Bryant (NEC), Presbyterian (Big South) and Franklin Pierce (NE10). The Warriors will be playing their first season as a member of Division I FCS this fall.

2019 Merrimack Football Schedule

Aug. 30 — Open
Sept. 7 — at Central Connecticut State (NEC)
Sept. 14 — at Saint Francis Pa. (NEC)
Sept. 21 — vs. Mayville State (NAIA)
Sept. 28 — at Lehigh (Patriot League)
Oct. 5 — vs. Bryant (NEC)
Oct. 12 — Open
Oct. 19 — at Delaware State (MEAC)
Oct. 26 — vs. Presbyterian (Big South)
Nov. 2 — at Rhode Island (CAA)
Nov. 9 — Open
Nov. 16 — vs. Franklin Pierce (NE10, D2)
Nov. 23 — at LIU Post (NEC)

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Mike McMahon is in his 13th year covering Merrimack College for The Eagle Tribune and is the founder and managing editor of The Mack Report. Mike also serves on staff as a senior writer at College Hockey News. Follow him on Twitter @MikeMcMahonCHN

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