Redhawks and Panthers will tangle on Family Weekend
Southeast Missouri State (1-1, 0-0 OVC) vs. Eastern Illinois (2-0, 0-0 OVC)
Date: Saturday, September 19, 2009
Kickoff Time: 6 p.m., CT
Site: Houck Stadium (10,000)
Surface: Field Turf
The Series: Eastern Illinois leads, 12-4
Coaches: Tony Samuel (46-81 overall, 12-24 at Southeast, 5-18 OVC). Bob Spoo (134-109-1 overall, 134-109-1 at EIU, 59-29 OVC).
Redhawks Radio Network: K-103 FM KEZS (Flagship Station/Cape Girardeau), 1440 AM KSIM (Sikeston), 903 AM KWOC (Poplar Bluff), 1470 AM KMAL (Malden). (Erik Sean, play-by- play).
Audio Webcast: www.gosoutheast.com
Video Webcast: kfvs12.com/ovcsports.tv
Southeast in OVC-Openers
Southeast is 4-14 all-time in Ohio Valley Conference-openers. The Redhawks have started league play with a loss in four of the last six years. Southeast and Eastern Illinois have hooked up to start the conference season one other time (1995). The Panthers won that matchup, 34-18, in Charleston.
Southeast is 4-12 all-time against Eastern Illinois. That record includes a 3-5 mark in Cape Girardeau. The Redhawks have lost five-straight and eight of the last nine meetings with the Panthers. The last time Southeast beat EIU was in 2003 (30-17, in Cape Girardeau).