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Lehigh 30, Yale 24

An amazing game... of which I missed most of the good stuff.

I recorded the first half of the game, where Lehigh was down 21-10. Yale had an impressive first half where the Bulldogs executed almost perfectly offensively and defensively. At the end of the first half Lehigh put together an impressive two minute drill to get an important field goal.

The second half, of course, is where all the fun happened, and, of course, is where my taping got screwed up. What I was able to tell is that Lehigh clamped down and went ahead 24-21, and then Yale tied the game at 24 at the end of the 3rd quarter with a field goal.

Lehigh missed a field goal, and pulled it out as Borda scored on a 5 yard TD run, and then held Yale on 2 seperate drives.

I'll write something tomorrow on this. I may just go over the audio a little bit, but tonight, I'm going to have to suffer with the Red Sox. Tomorrow I'm going to wake up and be elated that Lehigh is 5-1, but right now I'm a depressed Red Sox fan that is pretty aggravated that he was unable to use a VCR to record a pretty darned great game.

Check in tomorrow.

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