2010 Lafayette Leopards football team

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2010 Lafayette Leopards football
Conference Patriot League
2010 record 2–9 (1–4 Patriot)
Head coach Frank Tavani (11th 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
« 2009 2011 »
2010 Patriot League football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#14 Lehigh ^   5 0         10 3  
Colgate   3 2         7 4  
Holy Cross   3 2         6 5  
Georgetown   2 3         4 7  
Lafayette   1 4         2 9  
Bucknell   1 4         1 10  
Fordham   0 0         5 6  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2010 Lafayette Leopards football team represented Lafayette College in the 2010 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.

After being ranked in the Sports Network and Coaches Top 25 poll in each of the past six season, the Leopards finished an uncharacteristic 2–9 overall and 1–5 in the Patriot League). The Leopards lost to Georgetown in their opening game for the first time since 2003 and lost their third consecutive game against arch-rival Lehigh University in the 146th meeting of the The Rivalry.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 11 6:00 PM Georgetown Fisher FieldEaston, PA LSN L 24–28   7,635[1]
September 18 6:00 PM at Pennsylvania* Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA (87th Meeting) LSN L 14–19   11,299[2]
September 25 6:00 PM at Princeton* Princeton StadiumPrinceton, NJ LSN L 33–36 OT  9,327[3]
October 2 12:00 PM Harvard* Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN L 10–35   6,665[4]
October 9 12:00 PM at Columbia* Wien StadiumNew York, NY LSN L 28–42   2,998[5]
October 16 1:00 PM Stony Brook*dagger Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN W 28–21   6,036[6]
October 23 1:00 PM at Fordham Coffey FieldBronx, NY LSN L 10–14   4,787[7]
October 30 1:00 PM at Bucknell Christy Mathewson-Memorial StadiumLewisburg, PA (86th Meeting) LSN W 33–22   3,275[8]
November 6 1:00 PM at Colgate Andy Kerr StadiumHamilton, NY LSN L 14–24   4,873[9]
November 13 12:00 PM Holy Cross Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN L 27–37   4,846[10]
November 20 12:00 PM #22 Lehigh* Fisher Field • Easton, PA (146th Meeting) LSN L 13–20   13,982[11]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from FCS Coaches Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Georgetown Hoyas vs. Lafayette Leopards Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved October 18, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Lafayette at Penn". goleopards.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Lafayette at Princeton". goleopards.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Lafayette vs. Harvard". goleopards.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Lafayette at Columbia". goleopards.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Lafayette vs. Stony Brook". goleopards.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Lafayette at Fordham". goleopards.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Lafayette at Bucknell". goleopards.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Lafayette at Colgate". ESPN.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Lafayette vs. Holy Cross". goleopards.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Lafayette vs. Lehigh". goleopards.com. Retrieved August 12, 2011.