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FordhamRamsFOR
6-2, 4-0 Conf
34
Final
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LAF6010723
23
LafayetteLeopardsLAF
4-3, 1-1 Conf

Fordham 34, Lafayette 23

EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- John Skelton threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score and freshman Xavier Martin rushed for two more touchdowns as Fordham beat Lafayette 34-23 on Saturday to remain undefeated in the Patriot League.

Trailing 6-0 after one period, Fordham broke the game open with a 21-point second quarter. Skelton pushed in from a yard out and Martin followed with scoring runs of 1 and 5 yards as the Rams (6-2, 4-0 Patriot League) carried a 21-6 lead into halftime.

Lafayette (4-3, 1-1) got back into contention in the third quarter when Adam Gill caught a 24-yard scoring pass from Michael DiPaola and freshman Davis Rodriguez kicked a 36-yard field goal to pull the Leopards within 21-16.

Fordham moved ahead to stay later in the quarter as Sylvester Clarke grabbed a 37-yard scoring pass and David Moore caught a 51-yard TD pass. Skelton finished 19-for-26 for 323 yards.

Lafayette closed to the final 11-point margin in the final minute when Kevin Logan caught an 11-yard scoring pass from Rob Curley.

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2015 Patriot League Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Colgate6-09-4
Fordham5-19-3
Lehigh4-26-5
Holy Cross3-36-5
Georgetown2-44-7
Bucknell1-54-7
Lafayette0-61-10