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By Paul Delaney
Staff Reporter 

Eastern opponent Wagner on nine-game win streak

First-ever meeting between the schools, leagues is Saturday


It’s an impressive team on a darn good roll that makes a nearly 3,000 mile trek across the nation to face Eastern Washington in the second round of the FCS playoffs Saturday at 3:05 p.m. at Roos Field.

Not only have the Wagner Seahawks (9-3) from Staten Island, New York won nine straight games after a 0-3 start, but they had to do it with an interruption from Hurricane Sandy.

Wagner registered its impressive 30-0 victory over Albany in the wake of the storm. Evacuated from campus for three days, the team missed a practice, prepared without the benefit of electricity, dressed in a dark loc...

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