HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA-This Saturday, Hampden-Sydney football will hit the road to face the Quakers of Guilford College. Each team is tied for second place in the ODAC at 4-1 in conference play with two games left in the regular season. The Quakers are ranked seventh in the South Region in the first NCAA regional rankings, while the conference leading Generals of Washington & Lee sit fifth.
Hampden-Sydney and Guilford will be meeting for the 65th time in the series that began in 1920, with the Tigers holding a 42-22 advantage. Under 16th-year head coach Marty Favret, the Tigers are a perfect 15-0 against Guilford, while the match up has been a high-scoring affair. In 15 meetings, the Tigers are averaging 49.5 points-per-game. Saturday's match up could be another shoot out, with the Tigers coming into the game scoring over 30 points-per-game and the Quakers, leading the ODAC at over 47 points-per-game on 526.6 yards of offense. The Quakers' quarterback Matt Pawlowski is coming off of a career day in which he threw for 611 yards and seven touchdowns in the 52-49 win over Catholic.