Scores

Final

Lehigh 17

(0-2, 0-1 away)

Villanova 38

(2-0, 1-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, September 12, 2009

Villanova Stadium, Philadelphia, PA

1 2 3 4 T
LEH 0 7 3 717
VILL 10 14 7 738

Top Performers

Passing: C. Whitney (VILL) - 106 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: C. Whitney (VILL) - 14 CAR, 130 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: C. Zurn (LEH) - 6 REC, 72 YDS

Villanova 38, Lehigh 17

Associated Press

VILLANOVA, Pa. -- Chris Whitney scored three touchdowns and had 236 total yards in Villanova's 38-17 win over Lehigh on Saturday night.

The Wildcats' quarterback was 11 of 16 for 106 yards and a passing touchdown and rushed for 130 more yards and two touchdowns.

Villanova (2-0) ran for 310 yards, including 103 on five carries by Matt Szczur.

The Wildcats had 417 yards of total offense, using big plays to reach the end zone.

Villanova scored on a run of 21 yards by Whitney in the first quarter and 39 yards by Aaron Ball in the third. Whitney also connected on a 13-yard touchdown pass to Angelo Babbaro late in the first half.

The Mountain Hawks (0-2) managed just 55 yards on the ground, and were led by JB Clark with 130 yards on 20 of 31 passing.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LEH
VILL
1st Downs1723
Total Yards252417
Passing197107
Rushing55310
Penalties7-707-66
3rd Down Conversions8-158-13
4th Down Conversions1-21-1
Turnovers10
Possession31:0029:00

Passing Leaders

LehighC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Clark20/311304.200
VillanovaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Whitney11/161066.620

Rushing Leaders

LehighCARYDSAVGTDLG
Colvin6264.3011
Campbell4153.807
VillanovaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Whitney141309.3131
Szczur510320.6075

Receiving Leaders

LehighRECYDSAVGTDLG
Zurn67212.0021
Gordon4369.0015
VillanovaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Babbaro34013.3114
Szczur4358.8015

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERLEHVILL
TD11:09Chris Whitney 21 Yd Run (Nick Yako Kick) 07
FG05:17Nick Yako 29 Yd 010
SECOND QUARTERLEHVILL
TD09:33Jaren Walker 1 Yd Run (Tom Randazza Kick) 710
TD04:54Angelo Babbaro 13 Yd Pass From Chris Whitney (Nick Yako Kick) 717
TD04:38Marlon Johnson 19 Yd Fumble Return (Nick Yako Kick) 724
THIRD QUARTERLEHVILL
FG10:02Tom Randazza 41 Yd 1024
TD08:49Aaron Ball 39 Yd Run (Nick Yako Kick) 1031
FOURTH QUARTERLEHVILL
TD13:54Norman White 14 Yd Pass From Chris Whitney (Nick Yako Kick) 1038
TD01:05Alex Wojdowski 2 Yd Pass From Chris Lum (Tom Randazza Kick) 1738