Scores

Final

Lehigh 40

(11-1, 6-0 Patriot)

Towson 38

(9-3, 7-1 CAA)

Coverage: GamePlan

3:30 PM ET, December 3, 2011

1 2 3 4 T
LEH 10 7 7 1640
TOWS 3 14 14 738

Top Performers

Passing: C. Lum (LEH) - 351 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: T. West (TOWS) - 11 CAR, 52 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: R. Spadola (LEH) - 13 REC, 152 YDS, 1 TD

Lehigh 40, Towson 38

Associated Press

TOWSON, Md. -- Tom Bianchi sacked Grant Enders for a safety, then Lehigh ran the final 5 minutes off the clock to preserve a 40-38 win Saturday over Towson in the second round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

The Mountain Hawks (11-1), who trailed 31-24 in the fourth quarter, reached the quarterfinals for the first time since 2001 and will play North Dakota State.

Matt Fitz tied the game on a 1-yard run, then Enders threw a 52-yard TD to Gerard Sheppard for a 38-31 lead.

After Chris Lum's 1-yard sneak knotted it, the Tigers (9-3) started a drive on their 8. Terrance West gained 1 yard, then Bianchi came off of Enders' blind side with 5:14 left.

Lum was 36 of 48 for 351 yards with one touchdown and Ryan Spadola had 13 catches for 152 yards and a TD.

West's 11 carries for 52 yards and two touchdowns led Towson.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LEH
TOWS
1st Downs2617
Total Yards482339
Passing374214
Rushing108125
Penalties3-106-47
3rd Down Conversions7-146-12
4th Down Conversions2-32-3
Turnovers11
Possession34:5025:10

Passing Leaders

LehighC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lum36/483517.310
TowsonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Enders12/2121410.220

Rushing Leaders

LehighCARYDSAVGTDLG
Fitz16493.1212
Spadola4266.509
TowsonCARYDSAVGTDLG
West11524.7211
Dameron7344.908

Receiving Leaders

LehighRECYDSAVGTDLG
Spadola1315211.7139
Haggins56913.8123
TowsonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Kinnard59418.8168
Sheppard26532.5152

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERLEHTOWS
FG10:57Tim Divers 22 Yd 30
FG07:11D.J. Soven 45 Yd 33
TD03:50Ryan Spadola 6 Yd Pass From Chris Lum (Tim Divers Kick) 103
SECOND QUARTERLEHTOWS
TD10:07Terrance West 11 Yd Run (D.J. Soven Kick) 1010
TD05:29Jamel Haggins 23 Yd Pass From Matt Fitz (Tim Divers Kick) 1710
TD00:49Leon Kinnard 3 Yd Pass From Grant Enders (D.J. Soven Kick) 1717
THIRD QUARTERLEHTOWS
TD10:50Terrance West 1 Yd Run (D.J. Soven Kick) 1724
TD06:05Matt Fitz 6 Yd Run (Tim Divers Kick) 2424
TD01:25Grant Enders 5 Yd Run (D.J. Soven Kick) 2431
FOURTH QUARTERLEHTOWS
TD13:53Matt Fitz 1 Yd Run (Tim Divers Kick) 3131
TD12:36Gerard Sheppard 52 Yd Pass From Grant Enders (D.J. Soven Kick) 3138
TD08:17Chris Lum 1 Yd Run (Tim Divers Kick) 3838
SF05:14Grant Enders Tackled By Tom Bianchi In End Zone 4038