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Georgia Southern to play Saturday

Athletic Foundation announces travel package


The NCAA has set the schedule for the quarterfinal round of the Football Championship Subdivision, and it calls for Georgia Southern to play Saturday.
The fifth-seed Eagles will face fourth-seed Old Dominion in Norfolk, Va., at noon Saturday. The game will be televised on ESPN.
Georgia Southern advanced to the quarterfinal round with a 24-16 win over Central Arkansas on Saturday at Paulson Stadium. The Monarchs advanced by beating Coastal Carolina, 63-35, on Saturday.
If you want to see Georgia Southern play Old Dominion in person, the Georgia Southern Athletic Foundation announced Sunday that it has partnered with Burns World Travel to provide fans a travel package.
The package includes travel by bus, a hotel room for Friday night and a ticket to the game.
To reserve a seat, contact Patty Burns at (912) 489-4040 or pburns@burnsworldtravel.com. The deadline to reserve a seat is 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Wofford is the only other Southern Conference team still alive. The Terriers will travel to Fargo, N.D., to face No. 1 North Dakota State at 3 p.m. Saturday.
Illinois State, which blocked an extra point in overtime to defeat Appalachian State, will travel to Cheney, Wash., to play No. 2 Eastern Washington at 6 p.m. Saturday.
The only Friday game is Sam Houston State at No. 3 Montana State, which is scheduled for 8 p.m.

 

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