Aug. 19, 2014
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - The 150th Meeting of College Football's Most Played Rivalry, Lafayette College vs. Lehigh University, will be televised by CBS Sports Network on Nov. 22, 2014. The game, which will be hosted by Lafayette at Yankee Stadium, will be carried live beginning at 3:30 p.m. CBS Sports Network's lead announce team of Carter Blackburn and Aaron Taylor will call the action.
More than 48,000 tickets have been sold for the rivalry game that was first contested in 1884. Lafayette and Lehigh also have the longest continuously played rivalry, as the 150th meeting will mark the 118th consecutive year the schools have met on the gridiron, dating from 1897. It is just the second meeting in the series at a neutral site, the first occurring Nov. 25, 1891 when the teams played at West Side Park in Wilkes Barre, Pa.
The Lafayette/Lehigh matchup gives the Patriot League four football appearances on CBS Sports Network in 2014. The League package was announced in June and features Lafayette at Fordham on Oct. 3 and Fordham at Bucknell on Nov. 7. The Patriot League will now have a doubleheader on Nov. 22 with Fordham at Army at 12 p.m. preceding the Lafayette/Lehigh contest.
CBS Sports Network is the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports. It is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers on Verizon FiOS Channel 94 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 643 (1643 in HD) and via satellite on DIRECTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information on how to get CBS Sports Network, visit CBSSportsNetwork.com.
In addition to football, CBS Sports Network will televise Patriot League regular and postseason men and women's basketball and men's lacrosse in the 2014-15 season.