James Madison 14

(10-2, 5-1 away)

Lehigh 13

(9-3, 5-2 home)

12:30 PM ET, November 27, 2004

Goodman Stadium, Bethlehem, PA

1 2 3 4 T
JMU 7 7 0 014
LEH 0 10 3 013

Top Performers

Passing: M. Borda (LEH) - 215 YDS

Rushing: R. Hines (JMU) - 29 CAR, 191 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: E. Rath (LEH) - 4 REC, 46 YDS

James Madison 14, Lehigh 13

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) -- Raymond Hines rushed for 193 yards and a 1-yard touchdown as James Madison defeated Lehigh 14-13 in the first round of the Division I-AA playoffs Saturday.

Quarterback Justin Rascati also scored on a 9-yard run as James Madison (10-2) advanced to the second round of the playoffs against Furman on Dec. 4.

Mark Borda was 23-of-36 for 215 yards for Lehigh (9-3). Rascati was 19-of-14 for 122 yards.

Rascati capped a 14-play, 91-yard drive with his TD run to open the scoring in the first quarter.

Lehigh came back with a 43-yard field goal by Matt McNelis in the second quarter and took a 10-7 lead after a 6-yard TD run by Eric Rath.

Hines capped a 14-play, 65-yard drive with his TD run with 1:01 left in the half to give James Lehigh the lead for good.

Lehigh got within one on a 28-yard McNelis field goal in the third quarter.