Lehigh rolls over Georgetown 45-24
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - In a Patriot League showdown, Lehigh scored its most points in a half in 11 years to jump out to a 38-3 halftime lead and then hung on to beat Georgetown, 45-24, on Saturday at home.
Senior Keith Sherman rushed for a career-high 157 yards on 19 carries and scored three touchdowns while senior quarterback Sean Farrell passed for 299 yards and also scored three touchdowns to pace the Mountain Hawks (6-1, 1-0).
In all, the Lehigh rolled up 534 total yards on Georgetown (1-6, 0-1) for its 13th straight victory over the Hoyas. Nick Campanella ran for 129 on 23 carries and two second-half touchdowns for the Hoyas and caught a 7-yard touchdown to make the score more respectable.
"I'm very pleased with today's performance," said Lehigh coach Andy Coen.
West Chester 34, Lock Haven 13 - Rondell White (West Chester, Rustin) rushed for 196 yards and a pair of touchdowns, racking up 307 all-purpose yards, in the No. 15 Golden Rams' shellacking of their hosts.
West Chester (7-0, 4-0 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference East) remained unbeaten while Lock Haven fell to 2-5 and 1-3. This is the Golden Rams' best start since 1974, when they opened up 8-0.
The Bald Eagles closed the gap to 24-13 by the end of the third quarter, but Brandon Monk (West Grove, Avon Grove) snapped off a 20-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter to spoil Lock Haven's homecoming festivities.
Millersville 30, Cheyney 12 - Playing on the road, the Marauders got their first win of the season against the hapless Wolves. Millersville improved to 1-6, 1-3 PSAC East, while Cheyney fell to 0-7, 0-4.
Widener 38, Misericordia 20 - On homecoming weekend, the Pride had no mercy on the Cougars.
After forcing Misericordia into a three-and-out on its first drive, West Chester needed just four plays to go 40 yards on its initial march following a bad punt, scoring on a 23-yard pass from freshman quarterback Seth Klein to junior Adam Marcucci. Widener improved to 4-2, 4-1 Mid-American Conference, while Misericordia remained winless at 0-6 and 0-5.
Juniata 28, Ursinus 7 - The Bears' perfect record ended in their homecoming game. The Eagles (4-2, 3-2 Centennial) scored twice on two 49-yard plus plays in the first quarter and never looked back. Ursinus fell to 5-1 and 4-1.
Harvard 35, Lafayette 16 - Michael Pruneau threw three touchdown passes and Paul Stanton Jr. ran for two as the Crimson put away the visitors in an nonconference match. The Crimson improved to 5-0 while the woeful Leopards fell to 1-5.
College of N.J. 21, Morrisville State 20 - In a game that featured the New Jersey Athletic Conference's best defense and its best offense, the Lions (4-2, 3-0) got by the Mustangs (4-2, 3-0) in their homecoming game.
Rowan 27, Wesley 17 - Bill McCarty's 71-yard touchdown pass to wideout Frankie Goris with 3:03 to play gave the host Profs (4-2) their seventh straight win over the Wolverines (5-2).
Elizabeth City State 56, Lincoln 14 - The Vikings (2-5, 2-2 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) celebrated homecoming with a thumping of the Lions (1-6, 0-4).