2011 Lafayette Leopards football team

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2011 Lafayette Leopards football
Lafayette Leopards Wordmark.GIF
Conference Patriot League
2011 record 4–7 (2–4 Patriot)
Head coach Frank Tavani (12th year)
Offensive coordinator Mickey Fein
Defensive coordinator John Loose
Home stadium Fisher Field at Fisher Stadium
(Capacity: 13,132)
Seasons
« 2010 2012 »
2011 Patriot League football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#6 Lehigh ^   6 0         11 2  
Georgetown   4 2         8 3  
Holy Cross   4 2         6 5  
Bucknell   3 3         6 5  
Colgate   2 4         5 6  
Lafayette   2 4         4 7  
Fordham   0 6         1 10  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
  • Fordham was ineligible for conference title because they offer football scholorships while other Patriot League members do not
    Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2011 Lafayette Leopards football team represented Lafayette College in the 2011 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Leopards were led by 12th year head coach Frank Tavani and played their home games at Fisher Field. They are a member of the Patriot League.

The Leopards' season opener at North Dakota State was the furthest west the team has ever traveled and was the squad's first contest played indoors since Lafayette faced Washington & Jefferson at the Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall in 1930.

They finished the season 4–7, 2–4 in Patriot League play to finish in a tie for fifth place.

Schedule[edit]

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Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 7:00 PM at #11 North Dakota State* FargodomeFargo, ND L 6–42   17,023
September 10 6:00 PM at Georgetown Multi-Sport FieldWashington, D.C. L 13–14   2,435
September 17 6:00 PM at Penn* Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA LSN/MASN W 37–12   9,438
September 24 6:00 PM at Stony Brook* Kenneth P. LaValle StadiumStony Brook, NY LSN/MASN L 20–37   8,278
October 1 6:00 PM Harvard* Fisher FieldEaston, PA LSN/MASN L 3–31   4,512
October 15 6:00 PM Yale* Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN/MASN W 28–19   4,872
October 22 1:00 PM Fordham Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN/MASN W 45–24   5,567
October 29 6:00 PM Bucknell Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN/MASN L 13–39   3,604
November 5 6:00 PM Colgate Fisher Field • Easton, PA LSN/MASN W 37–24 OT  5,129
November 12 12:30 PM at Holy Cross Fitton FieldWorcester, MA LSN/MASN L 24–29   4,281
November 19 12:30 PM at #6 Lehigh Goodman StadiumBethlehem, PA (147th meeting of The Rivalry) ESPN3 L 13–37   16,013
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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