Lehigh scores twice in final minutes, beats Colgate 36-33

Nov 11, 2022, 10:50 PM | Updated: Nov 12, 2022, 12:56 pm

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Dante Perri tossed an 11-yard touchdown pass to Eric Johnson in the end zone with 22 seconds left and Lehigh beat Colgate 36-33 in a wild finish on Saturday.

There were three touchdowns scored inside the last four minutes.

Jack DiPietro broke loose for a 17-yard touchdown run that stretched Lehigh’s lead to 29-26 with 3:58 remaining. Michael Brescia’s 1-yard plunge into the end zone gave Colgate the lead with 1:15 left. Perri then drove the Leopards 73 yards in 5-plays for the win.

Perri threw for 424 yards on 25-of-33 passing and two touchdowns for Lehigh (2-8, 2-3 Patriot League), which snapped a seven-game losing streak. Johnson had 208 yards receiving on 11 receptions. Jalen Burbage caught eight passes for 107 yards and a touchdown.

Brescia was 23 of 32 for 315 yards passing, threw two touchdown passes and an interception, and finished with 41 yards rushing for Colgate (3-7, 2-3 Patriot League).

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