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  Lafayette vs. Lehigh Series Facts

First Meeting: Oct. 25, 1884; Easton--Lafayette 56, Lehigh 0
Last Meeting: Nov. 23, 2013; Bethlehem--Lafayette 50, Lehigh 28
Series Record: Lafayette leads, 77-67-5 (.534) (149 games)
   In Easton: Lafayette leads, 41-29-5
   In Bethlehem: Lehigh leads, 37-36
   Neutral Site: Lehigh won the lone neutral game of the series in Wilkes-Barre,
   Pa. on Nov. 25, 1891 (16-2)
Largest Margin of Victory (Lafayette): Nov. 18, 1944;
   Easton--Lafayette 64, Lehigh 0
Largest Margin of Victory (Lehigh): Nov. 24, 1917;
   Bethlehem--Lehigh 78, Lafayette 0
Last Shutout: Nov. 22, 1980;
   Easton--Lehigh 32, Lafayette 0
Last Tie: Nov. 21, 1964;
   Easton--Lafayette 6, Lehigh 6 (100th meeting)
Points Scored in Series: Lafayette 2,693; Lehigh 2,204
Longest Lafayette Win Streak: 10 wins, 1919-28
Longest Lehigh Win Streak: 7 wins; 1995-2001

Miscellaneous: The schools played each other twice per season from 1884-1901. They met three times in 1891 and did not meet in 1896, due to a player eligibility dispute between the two schools.

The 2014 meeting will not only be the 150th, but it will also mark the mark the 118th consecutive year the schools have met on the gridiron, dating from 1897. It is the longest streak in the country. 


  Game-by-Game Results

Date Location Score Result
10/25/1884 Easton 56-0 W
11/12/1884 Bethlehem 34-4 W
10/31/1885 Bethlehem 6-0 W
11/21/1885 Easton 6-6 T
11/06/1886        Easton 12-0 W
11/24/1886 Bethlehem 4-0 W
10/29/1887 Bethlehem 4-10 L
11/23/1887 Easton 6-0 W
11/17/1888 Easton 4-6 L
11/27/1888 Bethlehem 0-16 L
10/30/1889 Bethlehem 10-16 L
11/16/1889 Easton 6-6 T
11/01/1890 Easton 0-30 L
11/15/1890 Bethlehem 6-66 L
11/04/1891 Bethlehem 4-22 L
11/11/1891 Easton 2-6 L
11/25/1891 Wilkes-Barre   2-16 L
11/05/1892 Easton 4-0 W
11/19/1892 Bethlehem 6-15 L
11/08/1893 Bethlehem 6-22 L
11/18/1893 Easton 0-10 L
11/14/1894 Easton 28-0 W
11/24/1894 Bethlehem 8-11 L
11/09/1895 Bethlehem 22-12 W
11/23/1895 Easton 14-6 W
1896 - did not play -    
10/30/1897 Easton 34-0 W
11/25/1897 Bethlehem 22-0 W
11/05/1898 Bethlehem 0-22 L
11/24/1898 Easton 11-5 W
11/04/1899 Easton 17-0 W
11/25/1899 Bethlehem 35-0 W
11/03/1900 Bethlehem 34-0 W
11/24/1900 Easton 18-0 W
11/02/1901 Easton 29-0 W
11/22/1901 Bethlehem 41-0 W
11/22/1902 Easton 0-6 L
11/21/1903 Bethlehem 6-12 L
11/24/1904 Easton 40-6 W
11/15/1905 Bethlehem 53-0 W
10/24/1906 Easton 33-0 W
11/23/1907 Bethlehem 22-5 W
11/21/1908 Easton 5-11 L
11/20/1909 Bethlehem 21-0 W
11/19/1910 Easton 14-0 W
11/25/1911 Bethlehem 11-0 W
11/23/1912 Easton 0-10 L
11/22/1913 Bethlehem 0-7 L
11/21/1914 Easton 7-17 L
11/20/1915 Bethlehem 35-6 W
11/25/1916 Easton 0-16 L
11/24/1917 Bethlehem 0-78 L
11/23/1918 Easton 0-17 L
11/22/1919 Bethlehem 10-6 W
11/20/1920 Easton 27-7 W
11/19/1921 Bethlehem 28-6 W
11/25/1922 Easton 3-0 W
11/24/1923 Bethlehem 13-3 W
11/22/1924 Easton 7-0 W
11/21/1925 Bethlehem 14-0 W
11/20/1926 Easton 35-0 W
11/19/1927 Bethlehem 43-0 W
11/24/1928 Easton 38-14 W
11/23/1929 Bethlehem 12-13 L
11/22/1930 Easton 16-6 W
11/21/1931 Bethlehem 13-7 W
11/19/1932 Easton 25-6 W
11/25/1933 Bethlehem 54-12 W
11/24/1934 Easton 7-13 L
11/23/1935 Bethlehem 0-48 L
11/21/1936 Easton 0-18 L
11/20/1937 Bethlehem 6-0 W
11/19/1938 Easton 6-0 W
11/25/1939 Bethlehem 29-13 W
11/23/1940 Easton 46-0 W
11/22/1941 Bethlehem 47-7 W
11/21/1942 Easton 7-7 T
10/23/1943 Easton 39-7 W
11/27/1943 Bethlehem 58-0 W
10/21/1944 Easton 44-0 W
11/18/1944 Easton 64-0 W
11/24/1945 Bethlehem 7-0 W
11/23/1946 Easton 13-0 W
11/22/1947 Bethlehem 7-0 W
11/20/1948 Easton 23-13 W
11/19/1949 Bethlehem 21-12 W
11/18/1950 Easton 0-38 L
11/17/1951 Bethlehem 0-32 L
11/22/1952 Easton 7-14 L
11/21/1953 Bethlehem 33-13 W
11/20/1954 Easton 46-0 W
11/19/1955 Bethlehem 35-6 W
11/17/1956 Easton 10-27 L
11/23/1957 Bethlehem 13-26 L
11/22/1958 Easton 14-14 T
11/21/1959 Bethlehem 28-6 W
11/19/1960 Easton 3-26 L
11/18/1961 Bethlehem 14-17 L
11/17/1962 Easton 6-13 L
11/30/1963 Bethlehem 8-15 L
11/21/1964 Easton 6-6 T
11/20/1965 Bethlehem 14-20 L
11/19/1966 Easton 16-0 W
11/18/1967 Bethlehem 6-0 W
11/23/1968 Easton 6-21 L
11/22/1969 Bethlehem 19-36 L
11/21/1970 Easton 31-28 W
11/20/1971 Bethlehem 19-48 L
11/18/1972 Easton 6-14 L
11/17/1973 Bethlehem 13-45 L
11/23/1974 Easton 7-57 L
11/22/1975 Bethlehem 14-40 L
11/20/1976 Easton 21-17 W
11/19/1977 Bethlehem 17-35 L
11/18/1978 Easton 15-23 L
11/17/1979 Bethlehem 3-24    L
11/22/1980 Easton 0-32 L
11/21/1981 Bethlehem 10-3 W
11/20/1982 Easton 34-6 W
11/19/1983 Bethlehem 14-22 L
11/17/1984 Easton 28-7 W
11/23/1985 Bethlehem 19-24 L
11/22/1986 Easton 28-23 W
11/21/1987 Bethlehem 10-17 L
11/19/1988 Easton 52-45 W
11/18/1989 Bethlehem 36-21 W
11/17/1990 Easton 14-35 L
11/23/1991 Bethlehem 18-36 L
11/21/1992 Easton 32-29 W
11/20/1993 Bethlehem 14-39 L
11/19/1994 Easton 54-20 W
11/18/1995 Bethlehem 30-37 (OT) L
11/23/1996 Easton 19-23 L
11/22/1997 Bethlehem 31-43 L
11/21/1998 Easton 7-31 L
11/20/1999 Bethlehem 12-14 L
11/18/2000 Easton 17-31 L
11/17/2001 Bethlehem 6-41 L
11/23/2002 Easton 14-7 W
11/22/2003 Bethlehem 10-30 L
11/20/2004 Easton 24-10 W
11/19/2005 Bethlehem 23-19 W
11/18/2006 Easton 49-27 W
11/17/2007 Bethlehem 21-17 W
11/21/2008 Easton 15-31 L
11/21/2009 Bethlehem 21-27(OT) L
11/20/2010 Easton 13-20 L
11/19/2011 Bethlehem 13-37 L
11/17/2012 Easton 21-38 L
11/23/2013 Bethlehem 50-28 W
11/22/2014 Bronx, N.Y.
 

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Lafayette College is home to an incredibly storied and tradition-rich, 23-sport intercollegiate athletics program. In addition to boasting four national championships and 64 Patriot League regular season and tournament championships, the Leopards have shaped the game of college football with the invention of the helmet, the invention of the huddle and the game's most played rivalry.

The Leopards' success extends well beyond the competitive venues, annually ranking among the nation's leaders in student-athlete graduation success rate and individual scholar-athlete honors. 


  Game-by-Game MVPs

Beginning with the 1960 meeting, the media in attendance at the Lafayette-Lehigh football game have selected the game's Most Valuable Player. There have been seven two-time winners of the MVP Award: Tom Costello, Erik Marsh, Brad Maurer and Jonathan Hurt of Lafayette, and Marty Horn, Kim McQuilken and J.B. Clark of Lehigh. Just two times have there been co-MVP's (1976 and 2006). 

Year Student-Athlete
1960 Al Richmond (Lehigh), RB, Sr.
1961 Boyd Taylor (Lehigh), RB, Sr.
1962 Walt King (Lehigh), QB, Sr.
1963 Les Kish (Lehigh), QB, So.
1964 George Hossenlopp (Lafayette), QB, Sr.
1965 Hal Yeich (Lehigh), RB, Sr.
1966 Rick Craw (Lafayette), TB, Jr.
1967 Art Renfro (Lehigh), LB, Sr.
1968 Jim Petrillo (Lehigh), RB, So.
1969 Don Diorio (Lehigh), RB, So.
1970 Rick Nowell (Lafayette), WR/PK, Sr.
1971 Jack Rizzo (Lehigh), RB, Sr.
1972 Kim McQuilken (Lehigh), QB, Jr.
1973 Kim McQuilken (Lehigh), QB, Sr.
1974 Joe Alleva (Lehigh), QB, Sr.
1975 Joe Sterrett (Lehigh), QB, Sr.
1976 Mark Jones (Lafayette), QB, Sr.
  Rod Gardner (Lehigh), RB, Sr.
1977 Mike Reiker (Lehigh), QB, Sr.
1978 Steve Kreider (Lehigh), WR, Sr.
1979 Joe Rabuck (Lehigh), RB, So.
1980 Mike Crowe (Lehigh), DE, Sr.
1981 Frank Novak (Lafayette), QB, So.
1982 Jack Gatehouse (Lafayette), WR, Sr.
1983 Marty Horn (Lehigh), QB, So.
1984 Jim Johnson (Lafayette), QB, Fr.
1985 Marty Horn (Lehigh), QB, Sr.
1986 Bruce McIntyre (Lafayette), TB, Sr.
1987 Mark McGowan (Lehigh), QB, Jr.
1988 Tom Costello (Lafayette), TB, Fr.
1989 Tom Costello (Lafayette), TB, So.
1990 Erick Torain (Lehigh), RB, Sr.
1991 Glenn Kempa (Lehigh), QB, Sr.
1992 Erik Marsh (Lafayette), TB, So.
1993 Scott Semptimphelter (Lehigh), QB, Sr.
1994 Erik Marsh (Lafayette), TB, Sr.
1995 Brian Klingerman (Lehigh), WR, Sr.
1996 Phil Stambaugh (Lehigh), QB, Fr.
1997 Rabih Abdullah (Lehigh), RB, Sr.
1998 Ron Jean (Lehigh), RB, Jr.
1999 Ron Jean (Lehigh), RB, Sr.
2000 Matt Salvaterra (Lehigh), DB, So.
2001 Josh Snyder (Lehigh), WR, Sr.
2002 Joe McCourt (Lafayette), TB, So.
2003 Jermaine Pugh (Lehigh), RB, Sr.
2004 Brad Maurer (Lafayette), QB, So.
2005 Jonathan Hurt (Lafayette), TB, Jr.
2006 Brad Maurer (Lafayette), QB, Sr.
  Jonathan Hurt (Lafayette), TB, Sr.
2007 Rob Curley (Lafayette),QB, So.
2008 J.B. Clark (Lehigh), QB, So.
2009 J.B. Clark (Lehigh), QB, Jr.
2010 Al Pierce (Lehigh), LB, Sr.
2011 Chris Lum (Lehigh), QB, Sr.
2012 Michael Colvin, QB, Sr.
2013 Drew Reed, QB, Fr.

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