Fifty years ago: Improbably, Lehigh claimed Eastern supremacy
11-29-2011 01:44 AM
Lehigh’s 2011 football team is mirroring what another Lehigh team did a half-century ago: claim a trophy.
Fifty years ago, Lehigh fielded a young team that did not seem destined for greatness. It also faced a formidable schedule that included an undefeated team and a nationally ranked team (both co-champions of the Ivy League), as well as long-time rival Lafayette.
Yet, Lehigh’s cohesive group of over-achievers went on to capture the Lambert Cup, emblematic of Eastern small-college football supremacy.
Full story »