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Recreation Recap: Soccer |
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Enjoying in its residence opener the Lehigh soccer group reduce right into a 20-0 halftime deficit with an early third quarter landing however visiting Richmond scored the ultimate 10 factors to say a 30-6 victory over the Mountain Hawks Saturday at Goodman Stadium. Saturday’s sport was performed in entrance of 6,178 as a part of Household Weekend, introduced by PSECU.
Senior Zaythan Hill scored Lehigh’s lone landing on a 77-yard reception from junior quarterback Dante Perri.
Richmond quarterback Reece Udinski accomplished 37-of-44 passes for 351 yards and two touchdowns to guide the Spiders (2-1). Leroy Henley was his prime goal, catching 9 for 127 and a landing.
Perri completed 22-of-34 for 188 yards with one landing and one interception. After dashing for greater than 150 yards in every of its first two video games, Lehigh was held to only 15 on Saturday, partly as a consequence of 4 Richmond sacks.
“Going into the sport we knew Richmond was a extremely good group,” Lehigh head coach Tom Gilmore mentioned. “They proved that to us at this time. Plenty of credit score to them however I am nonetheless dissatisfied in how we carried out and it wasn’t anyone factor. One of many gamers simply informed me ‘All of us took our turns.’ Whether or not it was not making the suitable requires us as coaches. One man not getting one thing performed from an execution standpoint on one play however then getting it performed on the opposite. It is irritating as a result of we noticed at occasions that we had been capable of execute pretty effectively however we could not string it collectively. Whenever you’re enjoying an excellent group, like Richmond, they had been capable of string issues collectively.”
The Spiders moved 74 yards in 10 performs on the opening drive and took 7-0 lead on a 13-yard move from Udinski to Henley.
Aaron Dykes scored a pair of second quarter touchdowns on an 18-yard reception and a two-yard rush to place the Spiders up 20-0. Lehigh’s greatest drive of the primary half ended on a fumble contained in the Richmond 20 yard line.
Lehigh lastly scored on its second drive of the third quarter as Perri floated a brief move to Hill who then scampered 77 yards down the Lehigh sideline for the rating.
Perri completes a move to Zaythan Hill to get Lehigh on the board! Hill goes 77-yards for his second landing of the yr!
Richmond 20, Lehigh 6
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Richmond added to its lead late within the quarter as Savon Smith floated a 23-yard landing move on a halfback choice to Connor Deveney. Jake Larson added a 34-yard area aim within the third quarter.
Defensively, Lehigh restricted Richmond to only 49 yards dashing and the Mountain Hawks recorded three sacks. The Spiders out-gained Lehigh by a 423-203 margin.
“The story of the day was they had been throwing the ball lots total,” Gilmore mentioned. “They threw the ball lots on regular down and distance. We weren’t capable of get a rush there and he is a terrific quarterback. We knew that coming in and he was capable of ship the ball. We had been enjoying too unfastened they usually had been capable of transfer the chains. As soon as we tightened that up, we definitely did higher. Offensively we simply could not string issues alongside. We moved the ball a few occasions. We could not string issues collectively. The one time we did turned the ball over deep within the pink zone. There’s a number of good issues that we will construct on nevertheless it’s actually irritating that we weren’t capable of execute at a better degree at this time.”
Hill completed with 82 receiving yards on 4 catches and likewise rushed 5 occasions for seven yards.
The Mountain Hawks are again on the highway subsequent Saturday to go to Princeton. Recreation time is ready for 3 p.m. from Princeton Stadium with video protection on ESPN+ and audio on Fox Sports activities Radio 94.7 FM and 1230 AM and LVFoxSports.com starting at 2 p.m.
EXTRA POINTS… Lehigh’s two sport residence successful streak was snapped… Richmond now leads the all-time collection 2-1 with wins within the final two seasons… junior linebacker Mike DeNucci led the protection with 9 tackles and a sack… juniors Sam Sheridan and Donovan Lassiter additionally recorded sacks… first-year Geoffrey Jamiel and junior Jack DiPietro additionally had 4 receptions… Jamiel gained 28 yards and DiPietro gained 12… sophomore Gaige Garcia rushed twice for 18 yards to guide Lehigh on the bottom.
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