New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The 150th series meeting between Lafayette and Lehigh was held at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, but Lafayette's Ross Scheuerman was ready for Broadway on Saturday.
The senior running back rushed for a school-record 304 yards and three first- half touchdowns to fuel Lafayette to a 27-7 Patriot League victory in college football most-played rivalry.
Scheuerman carried the ball 45 times and caught three passes for 53 yards.
He gave the Leopards (5-6, 3-3) a 14-0 lead on a pair of 1-yard touchdown runs, then had a 71-yard scoring run midway through the second quarter. He rushed for 209 yards in the first half.
Christopher Leigh's 70-yard touchdown run pulled Lehigh within 21-7 late in the third quarter before Lafayette quarterback Zach Zweizig connected on a 23-yard touchdown pass to Matt Mrazek late in the fourth quarter.
With two straight wins in the series, Lafayette holds a 78-67-5 lead.
Saturday's sellout drew 48,256 to Yankee Stadium. It was the first time to the two rivals played at a neutral site since 1891.