Scores

Final

Lehigh 34

(2-1, 1-0 away)

Liberty 16

(1-2, 1-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, September 18, 2004

Williams Stadium (VA), Lynchburg, VA

1 2 3 4 T
LEH 0 7 7 2034
LIB 0 6 0 1016

Top Performers

Passing: M. Borda (LEH) - 156 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: E. Rath (LEH) - 23 CAR, 144 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: A. Kovacs (LEH) - 2 REC, 24 YDS, 1 TD

Lehigh 34, Liberty 16

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) -- Mark Borda completed 20 of 27 passes for 156 yards and two touchdowns Saturday night to lead Lehigh to a 34-16 victory over Liberty.

Borda connected on scoring passes of 13 yards to Adam Kovacs and 3 yards to Adam Bergen in the fourth quarter. Kevin Zebluim and Eric Rath each ran for a touchdown for Lehigh (2-1), and Kaloma Cardwell scored on a 31-yard interception return.

Lehigh entered the game ranked fifth nationally in Division I-AA in run defense, giving up an average of 44.5 yards per game, but Liberty (1-2) gained 170 yards on the ground. Eugene Goodman led the Flames with 142 yards on 26 carries, including a 1-yard touchdown run.

Rath had 144 yards on 23 carries for Lehigh, which had 207 yards rushing.

It was the first game ever between the two teams.

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