LEWISBURG, Pa. — Dominick Bragalone rushed for 136 yards with three touchdowns and Lehigh overwhelmed Bucknell 42-21 on Saturday.

Bragalone busted a 44-yard touchdown run midway through the first quarter to put Lehigh up 14-7. Bucknell fumbled the ensuing kickoff and four plays later Bragalone pounded it in from the 7. The Mountain Hawks forced a three-and-out and scored on their next possession on Micco Brisker’s 22-yard run. Lehigh (3-6, 3-1 Patriot League) led 35-14 at intermission.

Brisker finished with 58 yards on 12 carries and Brad Mayes went 15 of 22 for 175 yards with two TD passes to Gatlin Casey, who caught four passes for 76 yards. Troy Pelletier added nine catches for 97 yards.

Bucknell (4-5, 1-3) was led by Chad Freshnock with a career-high 174 yards and three touchdowns on 16 carries, including an 85-yard gallop — fifth-longest in school history.

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