2009 Lafayette Leopards football team

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2009 Lafayette Leopards football
Conference Patriot League
Ranking
Sports Network #24[1]
FCS Coaches #25[2]
2009 record 8–3 (4–2 Patriot)
Head coach Frank Tavani (10th year)
Offensive coordinator Mickey Fein
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator John Loose
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Fisher Field at Fisher Stadium
(Capacity: 13,132)
Seasons
« 2008 2010 »
2009 Patriot League football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#14 Holy Cross ^   5 1         9 3  
#21 Colgate   4 2         9 2  
#24 Lafayette   4 2         8 3  
Lehigh   4 2         4 7  
Fordham   2 4         5 6  
Bucknell   2 4         4 7  
Georgetown   0 6         0 11  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2009 Lafayette Leopards football team represented Lafayette College in the 2009 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The team was led by Frank Tavani, in his 10th season as head coach. The Leopards played their home games at Fisher Field in Easton, PA.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 12 6:00 PM at Georgetown Multi-Sport FieldWashington, D.C. LSN W 28–3   2,875[3]
September 19 6:00 PM #24 Liberty* Fisher FieldEaston, PA LSN L 13–19   9,921[4]
September 26 6:00 PM Pennsylvania* Fisher Field • Easton, PA (86th Meeting) LSN W 24–21 OT  10,197[5]
October 3 12:00 PM at Yale* Yale BowlNew Haven, CT LSN W 31–14   3,879[6]
October 10 6:00 PM Columbia* Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN W 24–21   6,843[7]
October 17 12:00 PM at Harvard* Harvard StadiumCambridge, MA LSN W 35–18   7,416[8]
October 24 1:00 PM Fordhamdagger Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN W 26–21   7,288[9]
October 31 1:00 PM Bucknell Fisher Field • Easton, PA (85th Meeting) LSN W 35–14   6,549[10]
November 7 1:00 PM #20 Colgate #24 Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN W 56–49   8,937[11]
November 14 12:00 PM at #13 Holy Cross #20 Fitton FieldWorcester, MA LSN L 26–28   5,291[12]
November 21 12:30 PM at Lehigh #21 Goodman StadiumBethlehem, PA (145th Meeting) LSN L 21–27 OT  15,714[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from FCS Coaches Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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