BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Zach Barket and Keith Sherman capped off Lehigh drives with short touchdown runs to help the Mountain Hawks hold off Princeton 17-14 on Saturday and ruin yet another Tigers' season opener.
Lehigh dominated Princeton in the first half. Barket ran for five yards to score the first points of the game and Sherman's 2-yard run with 3:34 in the second quarter gave Lehigh a commanding 17-0 halftime lead.
Princeton, which has lost three straight season openers to Lehigh, rallied in the fourth quarter. The Tigers cut the lead to 17-14 with 4:54 to play on Akil Sharp's second rushing touchdown.
The Mountain Hawks' defense then stiffened, forcing a three-and-out on Princeton's next possession. Lehigh sealed the win, converting on third down-and-11 when quarterback Michael Colvin connected with Dylan Colgate for 27 yards.
Michael Colvin finished 21 of 34 for 276 yards passing for Lehigh (3-0).
Miami has lost running back Gus Edwards for the entire season because of a left foot injury.
Virginia Tech will wear a decal on its helmets against No. 1 Ohio State on Monday night to honor slain Roanoke television journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward.
South Carolina football players will wear stickers on their helmets this season to honor the nine people who died in a shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston this past June.
Washington has found its starting quarterback, but coach Chris Petersen said the Huskies will keep that information under wraps until Friday's season opener at No. 23 Boise State.
Joey Counts scored on a 1-yard run on fourth-and-goal with 2 seconds left to give Montana a 38-35 victory over four-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State on Saturday.
Transfer Vernon Adams will be the starting quarterback when Oregon begins its season against Eastern Washington on Sept. 5.