Lehigh Wins Ugly, But Gets By Georgetown, 17-14

Lehigh 17, Georgetown 14, Final

By Chuck Burton

Publisher/Managing Editor

College Sports Journal

 

WASHINGTON, DC -The old saying goes that there's no such thing as a bad win.  "A win's a win", they say. 

 

And it's true.  Lehigh went to 7-0 on the year after defeating Georgetown 17-14 at Multi-Sport Field in Washington, DC.

But Lehigh's offense did their best to test that saying this Saturday.

The Mountain Hawks – astoundingly – overcame seven turnovers, including four interceptions from senior QB Michael Colvin, and then hung on to win on after the Hoyas final 37 yard field goal attempt was partially blocked by senior DE Tom Bianchi in the closing seconds.

Like so many of Lehigh's wins this season, it wasn't for the faint of heart.  Of the Mountain Hawks' seven wins this year, five have been determined in the last three minutes of regulation.  And including this Saturday's game, three have been determined in the last ten seconds of the game.
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