Student cheering


Known as THE RIVALRY, the Lehigh-Lafayette football game is the most-played college football rivalry in the nation. The two teams first took to the gridiron in 1884, just one year after standardized football rules were established.

2018 Game

The 154th edition of the most-played rivalry in all of college football will kick off at 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 17 in Easton. For ticket information, visit

2017 Lehigh Wins: 38-31!

The Mountain Hawks battled back for a Patriot League championship-clinching win in #Rivalry153.

By the Numbers


miles between stadiums (how the Mountain Hawk flies)


all-time wins for Lehigh (70-78-5 overall)


year of the first Bed Races down The Hill


miles will be run at the 61st annual Turkey Trot


year the First Bonfire was held at Lehigh


the Mountain Hawks' record in The Rivalry since 1995

The Rivalry

College football is a sport built on great rivalries. But there is truly nothing like The Rivalry.

Rivalry 150

To celebrate the 150th meeting of The Rivalry, Lehigh and Lafayette traveled to New York City and played out that historic chapter in the series at iconic Yankee Stadium.

Beat Lafayette!

See Lehigh-Lafayette game reports across all sports. The Mountain Hawks went 28-4 in 2017-18!