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Fitton Field, Worcester, Massachusetts Attendance: 11,171
Holy Cross clinches fourth straight Patriot League title
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) Matthew Sluka passed for a touchdown and ran for another and Holy Cross defeated Lehigh 42-14 on Saturday to clinch at least a share of its fourth straight Patriot League title.
The victory also ensured the Crusaders (9-0, 5-0) of their fourth automatic FCS playoff bid in a row. The 9-0 start is the best for Holy Cross, ranked seventh in the coaches poll, since 1991. It was also the fifth straight win over the Mountain Hawks (1-8, 1-3).
Sluka passed for 126 yards with an 6-yard toss to Spencer Gilliam with 11 seconds left in the first half for a 21-7 lead. Sluka added a 4-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Jordan Fuller had three short touchdown runs. Peter Oliver added 136 of the Crusaders' 338 rushing yards and a score.
Dante Perri threw for 200 yards and two touchdowns for Lehigh.
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Updated November 5, 2022