Gatlin Casey caught six passes for 164 yards and two touchdowns, Dom Bragalone had two rushing scores and Lehigh beat Georgetown 35-3 on Saturday for the Mountain Hawks’ fifth straight victory.
Casey, who entered ranked third in the FCS for receiving yardage, opened the scoring with a 42-yard touchdown. His 36-yard diving catch on a fourth-and-8 play set up Bragalone’s 1-yard touchdown midway through the third quarter and on Lehigh’s next possession, Casey had a 57-yard scoring catch for a 28-3 lead.
Brad Mayes completed 19 of 26 passes for 247 yards and two touchdowns with one interception for Lehigh (5-2, 2-0 Patriot), which is 2-0 in the league for the first time since 2012. The FCS leader in receiving yards coming in, Troy Pelletier, caught seven passes for 68 yards and one touchdown. Bragalone rushed 19 times for 59 yards.
Clay Norris threw for 79 yards on 15-of-25 passing for Georgetown (3-3, 0-1), which was held to 12 first downs and 177 total yards.