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 the first standardized football rules were established, and have played 155 times since.
Lehigh Falls 17-16 on Last Second Field Goal
Lafayette struck first but Lehigh tied the game up at 7-7 heading into halftime and took its first lead of the day, 16-14, with just over three minutes left in the fourth quarter. The Mountain Hawks failed to hold on, however, losing on a Lafayette field goal with 47 seconds remaining in the 155th meeting of college football's most-played rivalry. Read more about the game >
The 156th edition of the most-played rivalry in all of college football will not be played in 2020. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Patriot League has announced its teams will not engage in competition this fall.
By the Numbers
miles between stadiums (how the Mountain Hawk flies)
all-time wins for Lehigh (71-79-5 overall)
year of the first Bed Races down The Hill
miles are run (up and down the hill) during the Turkey Trot
year the first Bonfire was held at Lehigh
the Mountain Hawks' record in The Rivalry since 1995