Game Recap November 16, 2012
Lehigh vs. Lafayette "The Rivalry"
The rivalry continues with Lehigh meeting Lafayette as the away team in this non-league matchup. Puck dropped at 8pm as the stands were filled with the students, family, and friends showing their support towards a school tradition. The match got underway in the first period with a goal 10 seconds in by Lehigh’s Tyler Lewis assisted by Tyler Edwards for a TNT connection that has been dominant throughout the season. Halfway through the first period Lehigh went on the power play with Tyler Edwards scoring a goal assisted by Joe Ludato and Mike Eni putting Lehigh up 2-0 against their cross city rivals. Lehigh would score 4 more unanswered goals with Tyler Lewis scoring another one making the score 4-0 Lehigh at the end of the first period. As the second period winded down the offensive attack continued with a slap shot goal by Ryan Lexa off the swing pass from Peter Kostakos making the score 5-0 until Lafayette responded back getting them on the scoreboard. Yet, Kevin Melone would put another one in the net assisted by Ben Softy and Michael Moreau before the second period came to a close making the score 6-1 in favor of Lehigh. With the Lehigh fans pumped up by the team’s performance the matchup started to get physical but Lehigh would finish the third period strong and put Lafayette to rest with a final score of 8-1 notching another win for Lehigh in the rivalry.