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New Canaan Grads Play In 150th Game Of College Football's Longest Rivalry

Michael Donnelly and Michael Root play for Lafayette College.
Michael Donnelly and Michael Root play for Lafayette College. Photo Credit: File Photo

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – Two New Canaan residents will be playing for Lafayette College against Lehigh University on Saturday, Nov. 22, in Yankee Stadium, in the 150th meeting of college football's most-played rivalry.

Michael Donnelly and Michael Root are freshmen on the team.

The two schools are 15 miles apart in Pennsylvania.

Lafayette leads the all-time series 77-67-5. Lafayette won the 2013 meeting, 50-28, en route to a Patriot League title.

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