Scores

Final

Fordham 31

(3-2, 1-2 away)

Lehigh 34

(5-0, 3-0 home)

12:30 PM ET, September 29, 2012

Goodman Stadium, BETHLEHEM, PA

1 2 3 4 T
FOR 14 7 3 731
LEH 14 10 7 334

Top Performers

Passing: R. Higgins (FOR) - 373 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: C. Koonce (FOR) - 30 CAR, 105 YDS

Receiving: N. Talbert (FOR) - 7 REC, 107 YDS, 2 TD

Lehigh 34, Fordham 31

Associated Press

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Jake Peery kicked a 22-yard field goal as time expired to lift Lehigh to a 34-31 victory against Fordham on Saturday.

The Mountain Hawks (5-0) trailed 14-0 midway through the first but rebounded and took a 31-21 lead before the Rams (3-2) evened the score in the fourth quarter.

Peery's kick extended Lehigh's regular season winning streak to 14, tops in the country.

Mike Colvin threw for a career-high 341 yards and a touchdown on 24-of-40 passing, and also rushed for 61 yards and a score. Ryan Spadola finished with eight catches for 85 yards.

Zach Barket and Keith Sherman rushed for touchdowns of 48 and 41 yards, respectively. The Mountain Hawks outrushed the Rams 174 yards to 69 and have won 14 of the past 15 against the Rams.

Fordham's Ryan Higgins was 28-for-41 passing for 373 yards and two touchdowns.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FOR
LEH
1st Downs2725
Total Yards460515
Passing391341
Rushing69174
Penalties8-802-15
3rd Down Conversions9-186-14
4th Down Conversions0-00-1
Turnovers01
Possession27:2932:31

Passing Leaders

FordhamC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Higgins28/413739.120
LehighC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Colvin24/403418.511

Rushing Leaders

FordhamCARYDSAVGTDLG
Koonce301053.5023
Crayton133.003
LehighCARYDSAVGTDLG
Colvin12615.1110
Barket13483.7117

Receiving Leaders

FordhamRECYDSAVGTDLG
Wetzel711216.0040
Talbert710715.3234
LehighRECYDSAVGTDLG
Spadola88510.6024
Sherman17070.0070

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERFORLEH
TD11:29Ryan Higgins 3 Yd Run (Patrick Murray Kick) 70
TD07:24Nick Talbert 18 Yd Pass From Brian Wetzel (Patrick Murray Kick) 140
TD03:50Keith Sherman 16 Yd Run (Jake Peery Kick) 147
TD00:12Mike Colvin 3 Yd Run (Jake Peery Kick) 1414
SECOND QUARTERFORLEH
FG09:46Jake Peery 23 Yd 1417
TD03:11Lee Kurfis 5 Yd Pass From Mike Colvin (Jake Peery Kick) 1424
TD02:43Carlton Koonce 12 Yd Pass From Ryan Higgins (Patrick Murray Kick) 2124
FG01:54Patrick Murray 23 Yd 3124
THIRD QUARTERFORLEH
TD09:32Zach Barket 1 Yd Run (Jake Peery Kick) 3121
FOURTH QUARTERFORLEH
TD11:42Greg Wilson 13 Yd Pass From Ryan Higgins (Patrick Murray Kick) 3121
FG00:00Jake Peery 22 Yd 3134