Lehigh Grabs Momentum From Liberty For Big Win

Lehigh 28, Liberty 26, Final

By Chuck Burton

Publisher/Managing Editor

College Sports Journal

 

LYNCHBURG, VA — Down 20-14, and facing a critical 3rd-and-1 on the Liberty 38, Lehigh needed a big play.

And in a big spot, senior QB Michael Colvin delivered.

Fading back to pass, Colvin instead accelerated past the hole that senior C Tom Ruley and senior OL Vinny Pelligrini opened up, and saw nothing but green turf and white-shirted blockers in front of him.

It didn't seem like a big thing at the time during the pregame when it was announced that Pellegrini and sophomore OL Matt Douglas would be switched on the depth chart as first-team right and left guards. 

But in a game that seemed like it was going to turn on one or two big plays, it was one of the big plays for Lehigh, who took the game by the horns in that huge 68 yard TD run, riding the wave to a huge 28-26 win over Liberty in Lynchburg, Virginia.
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