142nd Lafayette-Lehigh Game Sold Out
Oct. 19, 2006
EASTON, Pa. (www.lafayette.edu) - The 142nd edition of the Lafayette-Lehigh game, the most-played rivalry in college football, is sold out.
Fisher Field at Fisher Stadium, the newly renovated home of the back-to-back Patriot League champions, will be filled to capacity on Nov. 18 when the Mountain Hawks come to town to take on the Leopards. Kickoff for the contest has been set for 1:08 p.m.
Tickets went on sale to the general public on Aug. 1, with student ticket sales over the last two weeks exhausting the remaining tickets available for the game.
Fans without tickets for the game can follow the action on radio via WEST 1400-AM or on television via the Lafayette Sports Network. The telecast will be available live locally on RCN-4 and WBPH-60. The Lafayette Sports Network telecast will also air nationally on tape-delay at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19 on CSTV (DIRECTV Channel 610, DISH Network Channel 152). Lafayette Sports Network All-Access will broadcast the game live worldwide on www.goleopards.com.
Lafayette and Lehigh have met 141 times on the gridiron, with the Leopards holding a 74-62-5 advantage in the series. Yale will play Princeton for the 129th time and Harvard for the 122nd time this year in the second- and third-most played series in college football history.
Lafayette is 39-22-5 in the previous 66 games played in Easton, including a 24-10 victory in 2004 which gave the Leopards a share of the Patriot League championship and the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Division I-AA Playoffs. Lafayette's 23-19 victory at Lehigh's Goodman Stadium last year was one of the most thrilling in the history of the series that dates back to 1884.
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