Scores

Final

Lafayette 48

(6-1, 2-0 Patriot)

Fordham 13

(3-4, 0-3 Patriot)

1:00 PM ET, October 25, 2008

Coffey Field, Bronx, NY

1 2 3 4 T
LAF 14 14 13 748
FOR 3 3 7 013

Top Performers

Passing: J. Skelton (FOR) - 264 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: J. Rudolph (LAF) - 16 CAR, 140 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: D. Moore (FOR) - 4 REC, 88 YDS

Lafayette 48, Fordham 13

Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Jerome Rudolph scored three touchdowns and Greg Stripe returned a kickoff 80 yards for a score to lead Lafayette to a 48-13 victory over Fordham on Saturday.

Rudolph ran for two touchdowns, gaining 140 yards on 16 carries for Lafayette (6-1, 2-0 Patriot League). He also caught three passes for 51 yards, including a 31-yarder to give Lafayette a 7-0 lead 2:34 into the game.

Rob Curley completed 11 of 16 passes for 162 yards and two touchdowns for the Leopards.

Fordham's John Skelton finished 19-for-36 for 264 yards and one touchdown, a 14-yard pass to Clayton Busch to get the Rams (3-4, 0-3) within 34-13 with 2:10 left in the third quarter. Stripe returned the ensuing kickoff to put the game away.

Adam Danko kicked field goals of 23 and 25 yards for Fordham.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LAF
FOR
1st Downs2420
Total Yards484363
Passing162264
Rushing32299
Penalties4-407-56
3rd Down Conversions6-113-14
4th Down Conversions1-20-2
Turnovers00
Possession34:3225:28

Passing Leaders

LafayetteC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Curley11/1616210.120
FordhamC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Skelton19/362647.310

Rushing Leaders

LafayetteCARYDSAVGTDLG
Rudolph161408.8234
Ferber12514.3111
FordhamCARYDSAVGTDLG
Martin18663.7019
Skelton3268.7014

Receiving Leaders

LafayetteRECYDSAVGTDLG
Adair36220.7040
Rudolph35117.0131
FordhamRECYDSAVGTDLG
Moore48822.0047
Skelton45112.8025

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERLAFFOR
TD12:26Jerome Rudolph 31 Yd Pass From Robert Curley (Davis Rodriguez Kick) 70
TD06:15Matt Ferber 1 Yd Run (Davis Rodriguez Kick) 140
FG00:10Adam Danko 23 Yd 143
SECOND QUARTERLAFFOR
TD12:14Jerome Rudolph 21 Yd Run (Davis Rodriguez Kick) 213
FG09:37Adam Danko 25 Yd 216
TD02:04Joe Russo 10 Yd Pass From Robert Curley (Davis Rodriguez Kick) 286
THIRD QUARTERLAFFOR
TD04:41Jerome Rudolph 15 Yd Run (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 346
TD02:22Clayton Busch 14 Yd Pass From John Skelton (Adam Danko Kick) 3413
TD02:10Greg Stripe 80 Yd Kickoff Return (Davis Rodriguez Kick) 4113
FOURTH QUARTERLAFFOR
TD04:15Joe Russo 17 Yd Run (Davis Rodriguez Kick) 4813