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 159 times since.
The 160th edition of the most-played rivalry in all of college football will be on November 23rd, 2024 at Goodman Stadium.
Rivalry 159: Lehigh falls 49-21
A strong opening 30 minutes staked Lehigh to a 21-14 halftime lead, but No. 22/24 Lafayette answered with 35 unanswered second-half points to claim a 49-21 victory in the 159th meeting of college football's most-played rivalry at Goodman Stadium. Read more about the game >
The Rivalry doesn't end at graduation. Lehigh alumni are some of the loudest and proudest supporters of this annual tradition. Between festive tailgates on Goodman Campus and a host of telecast parties across the nation, the love for The Rivalry lasts forever. Explore the Lehigh-Lafayette events for alumni, parents, and friends!
By the Numbers
miles between stadiums (how the Mountain Hawk flies)
all-time wins for Lehigh (72-82-5 overall)
year of the first Bed Races down The Hill
miles are run (up and down the hill) during the Turkey Trot
The year of the first Rivalry game
the Mountain Hawks' record in The Rivalry since 1995