Lafayette Leopards Football vs. Yale (10/13/12)

Lafayette Leopards Football vs. Yale (10/13/12)


Game 6

Lafayette at Yale

October 13, 2012

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (10/13/12) _ Lafayette held Yale scoreless in the second half of a Patriot League-Ivy League matchup at the Yale Bowl. The Leopards_ 20-10 victory improved their overall record to 4-2 on the season with a 2-1 mark against Ivy League opponents

In his first career start, junior Dion King made 13 tackles at linebacker while sophomore Shane Black came up from his safety spot to make 11 tackles and pick off a pair of passes.

QB Andrew_s Shoop_s motor seemed fine at Yale, a week after missing the Princeton game due to a concussion. He completed 20-of-33 for 243 yards and two touchdowns and took over eighth place on Lafayette_s career passing yardage list (3,026 yards) and touchdown ledger (23). A 20-yard pass from Shoop to Mark Ross set up the Leopards_ initial score, advancing the ball to the 15. Shoop finished the drive with a four-yard play-action pass to Greg Kessel to tie the game at 7-7.

The Leopards controlled the second half with a touchdown pass to Mark Ross and a run by Ross Scheuerman. Shane Black recorded his second interception of the game by stopping a five-minute Yale drive that began in the fourth quarter. Chris Brockman intercepted Yale quarterback Eric Williams on the final drive of the game. Brockman, Black, and Jared Roberts combined to pick off four passes from Williams.

Final Score: Lafayette 20, Yale 10