Week Three Media: British Columbia vs. Maine


Boston College hosts Maine at Alumni Stadium in prime time on Saturday, September 17 at 7:30 p.m.

The Eagles are coming off a 27-10 loss at Virginia Tech and are 0-2 for the first time since 2011 and only the second time since 1994.
BC has started a season 0-2 25 times, including 12 before 1950, and has finished .500 or better in six of 13 occurrences since 1951; most recently a 7-4-1 campaign in 1994.
The game will air on ACC regional sports networks, including NESN (after Red Sox coverage) and NESN+ in New England. Tom Werm (game by game) James Bates (analyst) and Lauren Jbara (secondary reporter) have the call.
Coverage on the Boston College Sports Network begins 30 minutes before kickoff on WEEI 93.7 FM and 850 AM. Jon Meterparel (play-by-play) is joined on the call by former BC linebacker Pete Cronan in the cabin and the quarterback Scott Mutryn on the key.
BC leads the series with Maine, 6-3, with six straight wins.
Boston College opened the 2015 season with a 24-3 win over Maine. Tyler Rouss rushed for 81 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
Since the NCAA was first split in 1978, the Eagles are 32-3 against Division I-AA or FCS opponents and have won 32 straight. All three losses occurred in 1978.
BC has faced Maine four times in that streak, all since 2006 and three times between 2012 and 2015, making the Black Bears the Eagles’ most frequent FCS opponent since 1985, when the annual BC with Holy Cross has ended.
BC is 173-81-12 against opponents New England and 33-3 since 1978; having won 33 in a row. The last loss to come to Sainte-Croix in 1978.

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