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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 154 times since.

Lehigh Wins: 34-3!

Lehigh took a 17-0 lead before the game was nine minutes old and wouldn't look back, defeating archrival Lafayette on its home turf, 34-3, in the 154th meeting of college football's most-played rivalry. Read more >

2019 Game

The 155th edition of the most-played rivalry in all of college football will take place in Goodman Stadium. For ticket information, visit

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 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

The Rivalry

College football is a sport built on great rivalries. But there is truly nothing like The Rivalry. Learn more about 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. Learn more about the 150th meeting of The Rivalry >

Beat Lafayette!

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