For the 45th time the football teams from Maine Maritime Academy and Massachusetts Maritime Academy will compete for the Admiral's Cup today at Ritchie Field in Castine.

This is a big deal for big bragging rights between the two schools.

The Mariners have won The Cup the past two season. The Buccaneers own the series 25-19.

This is the last non-conference game for Maine Maritime. Starting next week, all games will be against members from the new NEWMAC Conference.

Interestingly enough, both teams are coming off losses to SUNY Maritime. Two weeks ago the Mariners lost to SUNY 59-12. Last Friday the Buccaneers lost to SUNY 37-32.

Check out the full MMA 2017 schedule...

September
Sat. 2 at Maritime (N.Y.) L, 59-13
Sat. 16 Mass. Maritime
Sat. 23 Merchant Marine *
Sat. 30 at WPI *
October
Sat. 7 at MIT *
Sat. 14 Coast Guard *
Sat. 21 at Norwich *
November
Sat. 4 Springfield *
Sat. 11 Catholic *
* Conference
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