Shoup with TD to Bibbens, Lehigh beats Fordham 30-27 in OT

NEW YORK (AP) — Backup QB Addison Shoup threw a short touchdown pass to Devon Bibbens in overtime, his only completion of the day, giving Lehigh a 30-27 win over Fordham on Saturday.

The Mountain Hawks (3-3, 2-0 Patriot League) trailed 27-24 in the extra period when kicker Austin Henning booted a 25-yard field goal to tie it but was roughed up by Fordham on the play. The resulting penalty gave Lehigh a first-and-goal on the 4-yard line and Shoup took the opportunity to roll right and hit a wide open Bibbens in the end zone for the winning score.

Zaythan Hill’s 94-yard touchdown run midway through the fourth quarter gave Lehigh a 24-17 edge but Fordham’s Trey Sneed answered for the Rams (3-5, 1-1) with a 40-yard scoring run to even it 24-all with 7:25 remaining. That score held as both defenses stiffened, forcing overtime.

Tyler Monaco had 262 yards and two touchdowns passing for the Mountain Hawks. Hill finished with 124 yards on 11 carries.

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Zach Davis led the Rams with 185 yards rushing and a touchdown. Sneed added 96 rushing yards.

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