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QUICK RECAP: Pelletier’s Career Day Helps Propel Lehigh To Victory over Georgetown, 54-35

QUICK RECAP: Pelletier’s Career Day Helps Propel Lehigh To Victory over Georgetown, 54-35

Lehigh Football Nation October 14, 2017 Comments Off on QUICK RECAP: Pelletier’s Career Day Helps Propel Lehigh To Victory over Georgetown, 54-35

Before the game, the Lehigh sports social media team had some graphics ready for a record that senior WR Troy Pelletier had a high probability of breaking today. Troy, or “The Doctor”, as I

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Georgetown at Lehigh Media Pack (w/Video): 1977 Champions Coming Back To Goodman

Georgetown at Lehigh Media Pack (w/Video): 1977 Champions Coming Back To Goodman

Lehigh Football Nation October 14, 2017 Comments Off on Georgetown at Lehigh Media Pack (w/Video): 1977 Champions Coming Back To Goodman

As a guy who is pretty passionate about his Lehigh football history, it was great to see a national champion on the set of Lehigh Sports Central this week. QB Mike Rieker, quarterback of

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An LFN Investigation: What’s Wrong with Patriot League football?

An LFN Investigation: What’s Wrong with Patriot League football?

Lehigh Football Nation October 13, 2017 Comments Off on An LFN Investigation: What’s Wrong with Patriot League football?

This week, Lafayette plays Harvard up in Cambridge, where the 2-4 Leopards are expected to lose to the 2-2 Crimson.  I say expected to lose because with one exception since 2000, that’s what’s happened

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Georgetown At Lehigh Game Preview: Enough Was Enough

Georgetown At Lehigh Game Preview: Enough Was Enough

Lehigh Football Nation October 12, 2017 Comments Off on Georgetown At Lehigh Game Preview: Enough Was Enough

(Photo Credit: Morning Call)“When’s enough, enough?” Sometimes the game narratives can fall into something that seems like a cliche – the old halftime pep talk about “winning one for the Gipper”, or something like

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LFN Midseason Report Card: All-Nighter Before Midterm Saves Passing Grade?

LFN Midseason Report Card: All-Nighter Before Midterm Saves Passing Grade?

Lehigh Football Nation October 11, 2017 Comments Off on LFN Midseason Report Card: All-Nighter Before Midterm Saves Passing Grade?

We’ve all been there, Lehigh fans.  I know I was as an undergrad. You enter the mid-term needing something big to save a bad grade, so you work furiously, trying to catch up on

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In 41-38 Win Over Colgate, Lehigh Buries Memory Of Winless 1966 Season, And Gives Themselves Potential For More This Season

In 41-38 Win Over Colgate, Lehigh Buries Memory Of Winless 1966 Season, And Gives Themselves Potential For More This Season

Lehigh Football Nation October 8, 2017 Comments Off on In 41-38 Win Over Colgate, Lehigh Buries Memory Of Winless 1966 Season, And Gives Themselves Potential For More This Season

It was a very different time for Lehigh football, but in 1966, the Engineers started out the season 0-5, and had to travel up to Hamilton, New York to take on the Colgate Red

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QUICK RECAP: Up By 3, Lehigh Throws Out The Numbers And Finds A Way To Win, Beats Coglate 41-38

QUICK RECAP: Up By 3, Lehigh Throws Out The Numbers And Finds A Way To Win, Beats Coglate 41-38

Lehigh Football Nation October 7, 2017 Comments Off on QUICK RECAP: Up By 3, Lehigh Throws Out The Numbers And Finds A Way To Win, Beats Coglate 41-38

It was Colgate 28, Lehigh 14 as the first half was coming to a close.  The Mountain Hawks had the ball, but the pall over Lehigh fans everywhere was very evident – “here we

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Mt. St. Joseph at Rose Hulman Football-Oct 7, 2017

Mt. St. Joseph at Rose Hulman Football-Oct 7, 2017

Dave Mitchell October 7, 2017 Comments Off on Mt. St. Joseph at Rose Hulman Football-Oct 7, 2017

http://86d3b621f9689c7dcfec-c9701483484544f43c034a631a21f6a7.r75.cf2.rackcdn.com/Mt.%20St.%20Joe%20at%20Rose%20Hulman%2010%20717.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download The Lions of Mount St. Joseph travel to Rose Hulman in Indiana to play the Engineers in HCAC action.  Dave Mitchell calls the play by play.

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Lehigh At Colgate Media Pack (w/ Video): Looking For Positives

Lehigh At Colgate Media Pack (w/ Video): Looking For Positives

Lehigh Football Nation October 7, 2017 Comments Off on Lehigh At Colgate Media Pack (w/ Video): Looking For Positives

“We’re looking for positives,” Steve Degler of Lehigh Sports Central said several times. And coach Andy Coen did mention a few positive things, like the play of junior RB Dominick Bragalone, and the improved

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Lehigh At Colgate Game Breakdown and Fearless Prediction: Will Lehigh Get to Where Their Feet Are?

Lehigh At Colgate Game Breakdown and Fearless Prediction: Will Lehigh Get to Where Their Feet Are?

Lehigh Football Nation October 6, 2017 Comments Off on Lehigh At Colgate Game Breakdown and Fearless Prediction: Will Lehigh Get to Where Their Feet Are?

Lehigh and Colgate is always a big game, whether both teams are going in undefeated or, as in this case, an 0-5 team is squaring off against a 2-3 team. In a testimony to

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Lehigh At Colgate Game Preview: Will Ignition Happen In Hamilton?

Lehigh At Colgate Game Preview: Will Ignition Happen In Hamilton?

Lehigh Football Nation October 5, 2017 Comments Off on Lehigh At Colgate Game Preview: Will Ignition Happen In Hamilton?

Sometimes, the lawnmower engine you’ve pull-started five times finally gets up and running after the sixth time you’ve pulled the recoil starter handle – the gas igniting, the smoke billowing, the engine humming.  And

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LFN’s FCS Top 25, 10/3/2017

LFN’s FCS Top 25, 10/3/2017

Lehigh Football Nation October 5, 2017 Comments Off on LFN’s FCS Top 25, 10/3/2017

I don’t officially vote in any of the FCS Top 25 polls, but I do share who I think deserves to be in the Top 25.  And this wasn’t a week where a lot

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The Time Is Now: Lehigh Needs to Win A Football Game, Now

The Time Is Now: Lehigh Needs to Win A Football Game, Now

Lehigh Football Nation October 2, 2017 Comments Off on The Time Is Now: Lehigh Needs to Win A Football Game, Now

You could say that following Lehigh football through the first five weeks has been an exercise in frustration. That’s probably understating things quite a bit. The season was not supposed to unfurl itself in

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QUICK RECAP: Winless Lehigh Drops Another At Wagner, Falls 37-20 to go 0-5

QUICK RECAP: Winless Lehigh Drops Another At Wagner, Falls 37-20 to go 0-5

Lehigh Football Nation September 30, 2017 Comments Off on QUICK RECAP: Winless Lehigh Drops Another At Wagner, Falls 37-20 to go 0-5

In their last 3 football games against Division I competition, Wagner scored a grand total of 34 points in three losses. Tonight on a cold, windy evening in Staten Island, the Seahawk offense came

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How Will I Watch Lehigh At Wagner This Evening?

How Will I Watch Lehigh At Wagner This Evening?

Lehigh Football Nation September 30, 2017 Comments Off on How Will I Watch Lehigh At Wagner This Evening?

Not headed to Staten Island tonight? OK.  I do sort-of understand.  After all, you might be avoiding vampires, because the game will end at night.  Perhaps your GPS is broken, and the Staten Island

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Lehigh At Wagner Media Pack (w/ Video): Mountain Hawks Aren’t Panicking Over Winless Start

Lehigh At Wagner Media Pack (w/ Video): Mountain Hawks Aren’t Panicking Over Winless Start

Lehigh Football Nation September 29, 2017 Comments Off on Lehigh At Wagner Media Pack (w/ Video): Mountain Hawks Aren’t Panicking Over Winless Start

The media in the run-up to the Wagner game has been more upbeat than one might think considering the Mountain Hawks’ 0-4 start. That’s not to say that head coach Andy Coen is at

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Lehigh at Wagner Game Breakdown and Fearless Prediction: Who Breaks Their Losing Streak?

Lehigh at Wagner Game Breakdown and Fearless Prediction: Who Breaks Their Losing Streak?

Lehigh Football Nation September 29, 2017 Comments Off on Lehigh at Wagner Game Breakdown and Fearless Prediction: Who Breaks Their Losing Streak?

We break down the Wagmer game – and we give our fearless prediction, below the flip. Like the Mountain Hawks, the Seahawks are aiming to reverse a multi-game losing streak, but Wagner’s current problems

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Lehigh At Wagner Game Preview: Two Teams Battling Their Own Curses

Lehigh At Wagner Game Preview: Two Teams Battling Their Own Curses

Lehigh Football Nation September 28, 2017 Comments Off on Lehigh At Wagner Game Preview: Two Teams Battling Their Own Curses

Lehigh has never played Wagner in football, despite the fact that the schools are separated only by an hour and a half drive and that the institutions both sponsor FCS football in an area

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LFN’s FCS Top 25, 9/26/2017

LFN’s FCS Top 25, 9/26/2017

Lehigh Football Nation September 27, 2017 Comments Off on LFN’s FCS Top 25, 9/26/2017

I don’t officially vote in any of the FCS Top 25 polls, but I do share who I think deserves to be in the Top 25.  And, well, was I completely wrong about Villanova

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The Opportunity To Heal Without Permanent Scars

The Opportunity To Heal Without Permanent Scars

Lehigh Football Nation September 26, 2017 Comments Off on The Opportunity To Heal Without Permanent Scars

A lot of football teams in the middle of a football season have what is called a 24 hour rule in regards to the outcome of their games.  The rule is the win, or

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