BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) -- Mark Borda threw for 385 yards and five
touchdowns to lead Lehigh to a 40-17 win over Bucknell on Saturday.
Borda threw touchdown passes of 36 yards to Adam Kovacs and 23
yards to Greg Fay as the Mountain Hawks (6-1, 2-0 Patriot League)
opened up an early 13-0 lead. After a Bucknell field goal, Borda,
who threw for 286 yards in the first half, drove Lehigh 70 yards in
eight plays in just 1:59, capping the drive with a 29-yard
touchdown pass to Kovacs with 10 seconds to go in the half.
Bucknell (3-4, 1-2) was held to 58 total yards and two first
downs in the first half and scored a 33-yard field goal only after
recovering a fumble deep in Lehigh territory.
In the third quarter, Borda added to his stats with a 72-yard
touchdown pass to Gerran Walker and hooked up with Adam Bergen for
a 1-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter that made the
In the second half, John Henry Jackson threw a 9-yard touchdown
pass to Kenny Davis and the Bison capped the scoring with Peter
Kaufman's 4-yard run with 2:40 to go.
Walker and Kovacs each went over the 100-yard mark, with Walker
catching four passes for 123 yards and Kovacs catching four for
108. Eric Rath led the Mountain Hawks with 24 carries for 80 yards
and scored on a 2-yard run.
Lehigh outgained Bucknell 495-253 in total offense.
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