Princeton Weekend Shows Work Needs To Be Done To Be Contenders
Aside from the sentimental attachment that I have to the place, there's a lot to recommend it as a destination for anyone.
After Lehigh's 52-26 loss to Princeton, however, the Mountain Hawk people I saw after the game couldn't wait to get out of there and regroup.
Everything about this early, challenging schedule for the Mountain Hawks seems to have been designed to determine how close Lehigh is at becoming contenders once again. It's a challenging, strong out-of-conference schedule that doesn't need an FBS team on it to make it a stern test for this group of players.
If anything in particular was learned about this weekend's game, it's that this Mountain Hawk team still needs work in order to win their Patriot League games and possibly win a Patriot League championship. Spectacular individual plays, like junior CB Brandon Leaks upending Princeton RB Dre Nelson, are great, and like any other Lehigh fan I love to see them. But the stuff needed to win football games are greater than individual plays, unfortunately.
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