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Lehigh 38, Bucknell 10, final

This game was just the confidence boost that Lehigh needed to go into next weekend in "The Rivalry".

It felt like a snowball running downhill when junior LB Tim Diamond rumbled for a 58 yard fumble return for a touchdown on the third play from scrimmage. Although there were some hiccups making this game a 14-10 game at halftime, after Lehigh came out after the break they put together the best half of football that Brown & White fans have seen all year. When senior "slash" Sedale Threatt put the ball in the end zone for his second of three touchdowns on the day (with 78 rushing yards), the score was 21-10, and when Diamond and the defense forced the Bison on a 3-and-out, sophomore QB Chris Bokosky would find junior WR Mike Fitzgerald for a big score to make it an insurmountable 28-10 lead.

Just great stats all around: the defense held Bucknell to 8 offensive yards in the second half (no, that's not a typo), freshman RB Jaren Walker had another fine day with 94 yards rushing, the "O" line allowed Lehigh to average 5 yards a carry... all pretty stuff.

It's time to feel good about this win this week, the team has earned it. But after that, it's Rivalry time. The biggest one of all comes up next weekend. And that's all that matters anymore.

Comments

Anonymous said…
It's Lehigh week!!!!!!!!
I certainly am ready for 4 in a row!!!
Anonymous said…
It was very good to see the team come out with fire in the second half, take control and dominate like they should have. Defense made some 'things' happen. A good win. Sedale ran very well and gave another dimension to the running game.

-Ngineer
LehighWrestling said…
This article was very good. i agree with someof the points you made about the rivalry. Hopefully Lehgih wins next week. Did you attend the Lehgih bucknell game? if so did you take pictures? Will you be attending the Lehigh and the other school in easton this coming saturday (17th)? If so take pictures there
LUEngineer82 said…
Lehigh beats Bucknell, no big deal. Lafayette beats Holy Cross, now that's a big deal. Lehigh will be facing a much better opponent than Bucknell or Georgetown on Saturday. When was the last time we beat a good team? We will need to play very good game to have a chance at beating Lafayetee, someting I don't believe will happen.
Anonymous said…
Yes, Lehigh is upbeat following a win - finally - over a weak team.

Lafayette is also upbeat following a win - an upset - over one of the better teams in the league.

I see momentum on both sides of the field Saturday. But the other team has earned the role of definite favorite......Again.

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