Scores

Final

Towson 3

(4-5, 2-3 CAA)

Lehigh 35

(6-2, 4-0 Patriot)

12:30 PM ET, November 1, 2003

Goodman Stadium, BETHLEHEM, PA

1 2 3 4 T
TOWS 0 3 0 03
LEH 7 14 7 735

Lehigh 35, Towson 3

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) -- Anthony Graziani blocked a punt and recovered it in the end zone to trigger Lehigh's 35-3 win over Towson on Saturday.

Graziani broke through the line to block Steve Bulcavage's punt to give Lehigh (6-2, 4-0 Patriot League) a 7-0 lead early in the first quarter. Lawrence Keating intercepted a pass by Anthony Melzi and returned it 31 yards for a 14-3 lead with 8:31 left in the half.

Melzi finished 12-for-35 for 134 yards for Towson (4-5, 2-3). Matt Romeo carried 14 times for 61 yards for a Towson team that managed only 230 total yards. Stephan Toth provided Towson's only points with a 21-yard field goal in the second quarter.

Kyle Keating went 18-for-31 for 182 yards for Lehigh. Keating hit Jason Beck with a 29-yard TD pass with 4:40 left in the first. He hit Jermaine Pugh on an 8-yard TD pass late in the third quarter that gave Lehigh a 28-3 lead.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TOWS
LEH
1st Downs1412
Total Yards230280
Passing139257
Rushing9123
Penalties10-826-49
3rd Down Conversions4-213-12
4th Down Conversions2-50-0
Turnovers13
Possession34:4725:13

Passing Leaders

TowsonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
Brown1/351.700-
Melzi12/351343.801-
LehighC/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
Borda2/27537.500-
Keating18/311825.923-

Rushing Leaders

TowsonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Romeo14614.4011
Brown12262.207
LehighCARYDSAVGTDLG
Pugh11393.5019
Fay242.014

Receiving Leaders

TowsonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Marcus44310.8016
Galloway3217.0012
LehighRECYDSAVGTDLG
Pugh5408.0121
Bergen4266.5014

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERTOWSLEH
TD11:36ANTHONY GRAZIANI 0 YD BLOCKED PUNT RETURN (MATTHEW DOUGLAS KICK)07
SECOND QUARTERTOWSLEH
FG12:02STEPHAN TOTH 21 YD FG
Drive info: 13 plays, 60 yards.
37
TD8:31LAWRENCE WILLIAMS 31 YD INTERCEPTION RETURN (MATTHEW DOUGLAS KICK)314
TD4:40JASON BECK 29 YD PASS FROM KYLE KEATING (MATTHEW DOUGLAS KICK)
Drive info: 1 plays, 29 yards.
321
THIRD QUARTERTOWSLEH
TD3:44JERMAINE PUGH 8 YD PASS FROM KYLE KEATING (MATTHEW DOUGLAS KICK)
Drive info: 9 plays, 78 yards.
328
FOURTH QUARTERTOWSLEH
TD0:33GREGORY FAY 4 YD RUN (MATTHEW DOUGLAS KICK)
Drive info: 5 plays, 83 yards.
335