Tag: Game Recap

Villanova’s Packed Home Opener A Happy One for Wildcat Fans, Win 38-10 over Lehigh

The Villanova Wildcats (2-0) surged to a 17-3 halftime lead over Lehigh, and ultimately cruised to a 38-10 win on Saturday evening on the Main Line.

It was a game where the Mountain Hawks (0-2) would make way too many mistakes to pull off the upset on the road of a nationally-ranked FCS football team on the road.

FCS Playoffs: Stick, Stout Defense Lead Top Seeded North Dakota State to a Shutout of Colgate, 35-0

Top seeded North Dakota State advanced to their eighth straight Division I FCS semifinals with a 35-0 win over eighth seeded Colgate before 16,404 fans at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome.

FCS Playoffs: Turnovers and Stingy Defense Lead Maine over Weber State, 23-18

Seventh seeded Maine’s national championship run continued with its Division I FCS quarterfinals win over two-seeded Weber State 23-18 in front of 7,726 in attendance at Stewart Stadium.

FCS Playoffs: Blocked Field Goal Returned for Touchdown Swings Momentum Eastern Washington’s Way to Defeat Nicholls 42-21

CHENEY, Wash. – At the close of the first half, Nicholls, up 14-3, had just advanced the ball 68 yards on 11 plays behind the offensive direction of QB Chase Fourcade, and PK Lorran Fonseca was lining up for a field gol try to put the Colonels up two scores. But Eastern Washington rover Kedrick […]

FCS Playoffs: Wildcats Ride 27-Point Outburst in Second Quarter To Defeat Southeast Missouri State, 48-23

OGDEN, Utah – Weber State scored its most points of the year and defeated Southeast Missouri State 48-23 Saturday afternoon at Stewart Stadium in the second round of the FCS Playoffs. “I thought that was an awesome game,” head coach Jay Hill said. “Offense, defense, special teams all had their moments tonight … I thought […]

FCS Playoffs: Black Bears Ride Offensive Outburst To Cruise Past Jacksonville State 55-27

Orono, Maine — The No. 7 seeded University of Maine football team (9-3) jumped out to an early 21-0 lead in Saturday’s NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Second Round contest and never looked back, defeating No. 8/9 Jacksonville State, 55-27 at Alfond Stadium. The victory marked Maine’s first-ever home playoff victory and will advance the […]

FCS Playoffs: Top FCS Rushing Offenses Grounded By Stellar Defenses As Kennesaw State Survives and Advances, 13-10

KENNESAW, Ga. – With the score tied 10-10 and 2:10 remaining, Kennesaw State’s Anthony Gore, Jr. sacked quarterback Joe Newman, who fumbled the ball. The Owls’ Andrew Butcher recovered the ball at the Wofford 21-yard line, and four plays later Justin Thompson kicked a 30-yard field goal with 1:52 remaining to ultimately give Kennesaw State […]

Mountaineers Clinch Share of Sun Belt Title with 30-19 Win Over Louisiana-Lafayette

BOONE, N.C. — There was a sense of symmetry for Darrynton Evans on Saturday afternoon as Appalachian State played in the first Sun Belt Conference football championship game against Louisiana-Lafayette before 14,960 fans at a rainy Kidd Brewer Stadium. “I kind of had a flashback,” said Evans, as he scooped up a bouncing kickoff and […]

FCS Playoffs: Last-Second Field Goal Lifts Colgate Over James Madison 23-20

HAMILTON, NY.– It was an instant classic of an FCS Playoff game in Hamilton, New York this afternoon as kicker Chris Puzzi nailed a 38 yard field goal as time expired to lift his Colgate Raiders to a 23-20 win over James Madison. “We knew that this was going to be a low-scoring game,” Colgate […]

FCS Playoffs: James Madison Outslugs Delaware 20-6 In All-CAA Clash

James Madison 20, Delaware 6 Video Highlights Courtesy NCAA.com HARRISONBURG, Va. – James Madison used a suffocating defense and just enough offense to defeat Delaware 20-6. QB Ben DiNucci had an efficient day for the Dukes, going 23 of 31 for 223 yards passing and a touchdown. The early part of the game was a […]

FCS Playoffs: Montana State Pulls Away from Incarnate Word Late, Prevail 35-14

Montana State 35, Incarnate Word 14 Video Highlights Courtesy NCAA.com BOZEMAN, Mont.—QB Troy Andersen ran for a touchdown and threw for another to lead Montana State to a 35-14 win over Incarnate Word in the first round of the Division I FCS playoffs. MSU (8-4) got the key touchdown early in the fourth quarter when […]

FCS Playoffs: SEMO Turns Stony Brook Turnovers Into 28 Point Turnaround, Defeat Seawolves 28-14

Southeast Missouri State 28, Stony Brook 14 Video Highlights Courtesy NCAA.com CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Southeast Missouri (9-3) kept its historic season alive when it erased a 14-point deficit by scoring 28 third-quarter points en route to a 28-14 victory over Stony Brook (7-5) Saturday afternoon. SEMO trailed, 14-0, at halftime after struggling against a […]

FCS Playoffs: In Maryland Downpour, Duquesne Grounds Towson, 31-10

Duquesne 31, Towson 10 Video Highlights Courtesy NCAA.com TOWSON, Md. – Two weeks ago against Sacred Heart, Duquesne was in a must-win game to have a chance to capture the NEC title and the autobid to the FCS playoffs. After their 28-24 win over the Pioneers, the Dukes once again faced a must-win game against […]

FCS Playoffs: Wofford Stifles Elon At Home, 19-7

Wofford 19, Elon 7 Video Highlights Courtesy: NCAA.com SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Wofford defeated Elon 19-7 at Gibbs Stadium on Saturday afternoon in the opening round of the NCAA FCS Playoffs. The Phoenix had a 7-6 lead at the half, but the Terriers held Elon scoreless in the second half and scored three times for the […]

QUICK RECAP: Lehigh Erases Bad Memories Of Season With Satisfying Win Over Archrival Lafayette, 34-3

It wasn’t the season any Lehigh fan envisioned, a tumultuous 2-8 season that featured a lot of frustration and discord. So you might have forgiven Lehigh fans a little bit of cynicism when they came to Easton this afternoon about their prospects for a win against their bitter Rivals Lafayette. Instead, on the very first […]

Physical Battle of FCS Unbeatens Ends With Princeton Topping Dartmouth 14-9

The word that stands out after watching Princeton out-grind Dartmouth here at Princeton Stadium is “meat”. It was a game a lineman could love – a constant struggle in the trenches between offensive and defensive lines a day when the guys with the numerals in the 60s were the true stars. Sure, it would be […]

Lehigh Unable To Slow Down Princeton Football Machine, Lose 66-7

The Lehigh football team lost to the Princeton football team 66-7 at Powers Field in Princeton, New Jersey. The Mountain Hawk defense yielded 773 yards of offense to the Tigers – a Princeton record – allowing starting QB John Lovett to rush for 111 yards and pass for 288 more, making him responsible for 4 […]

Going Into Bye Week, Lehigh Football Needs To Sort Itself Out

“We’ll fix it.” That was the overriding message coming out of the Lehigh postgame press conference at Penn this Saturday. It came out of the mouth of head coach Andy Coen, and also, in so many words, from starting QB Brad Mayes and the current leader in tackles on defense, LB Mark Walker. And it […]

QUICK RECAP: Penn RB Karekin Brooks Kills Mountain Hawks Again in 30-10 Win over Lehigh

It was a battle in the first half between Lehigh and Penn. The Quakers were leading, 13-10, and senior QB Brad Mayes were getting the ball back after the second half kickoff. In most years, that’s when the Lehigh football team would be ready to engage in a shootout, perhaps dueling touchdown for touchdown. Instead, […]

Lehigh’s Yardstick Game Against Villanova Details Work To Be Done for Mountain Hawks To Compete With Top Teams in FCS

Everyone at Lehigh knew that the challenge of playing Villanova would be different. The Mountain Hawks had experienced a bit of a defensive resurgence in their 21-19 win over St. Francis (PA) last week, and there was no missing the No. 12 next to Villanova’s name on the scoreboard. Before the season even started, they […]