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Official Release: Lehigh 24, Cornell 25

The official release of the gut-wrenching game on Saturday has been released on

With Lehigh and Cornell swapping the lead back and forth throughout the final quarter at Goodman Stadium on Saturday, it was all about who had the ball last. Cornell quarterback Nathan Ford was the last player to take a snap from the Lehigh 20 yard line, and he made it count by throwing a touchdown pass to Jesse Baker for the 25-24 victory in front of 10,460 fans.
I've added my weekly poll to your left for "Player of the Game" to the left: I'm going to start to close it a day earlier so that fans can spend their Wednesdays looking ahead rather than behind. Also, in the writeup they have a Yahoo! video clip of the final play and postgame reaction as well as a free podcast on iTunes of the post-game press conference. (I also cross-post the Yahoo! video on my Facebook page as well.)

There's also a nice feature on our star quarterback from 1986, Marty Horn, on the Lehigh Sports website as well. A really great piece on Marty, who didn't only play in the NFL during the strike, but it also talks about the restaurant he and his family run (Pal's Cabin). For those that also don't know, Marty also does work as a television commentator at times for Lehigh football broadcasts.


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