Football Weekend Wrap-Up - September 21-22
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
Georgetown 21, Princeton 20
PRINCETON, N.J. -- A 33-yard field goal by Georgetown's Matt MacZura with 14 seconds remaining capped a game-winning 72-yard drive for the Hoyas, who punctuated Princeton's 2012 home opener with a heart-breaking 21-20 loss for the home team.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
Fordham 20, Columbia 13
NEW YORK -- Marcorus Garrett piled up more than 100 yards rushing for the second straight game and Columbia came within a hair of tying the game in the final two minutes but fell short to Fordham, 20-13, in a Liberty Cup clash at Robert K. Kraft Field at Lawrence A. Wien Stadium.
Cornell 45, Yale 6
ITHACA, N.Y. -- Freshman Luke Hagy rushed for two touchdowns and junior Jeff Mathews threw for four more scores to lead the Big Red football team to a resounding 45-6 victory over Yale on Saturday in front of a raucous Homecoming crowd of 15,333 fans at Schoellkopf Field.
Dartmouth 13, Holy Cross
WORCESTER, Mass. -- Sophomore Riley Lyons calmly drilled a 31-yard field goal with one second to play, lifting the visiting Dartmouth Big Green to a 13-10 victory against Holy Cross in its homecoming game at Fitton Field on Saturday afternoon. Dartmouth (2-0) ended a four-game slide at the venue to win its fifth straight game dating back to last year, its longest win streak in 15 years.
Villanova 24, Penn 8
PHILADELPHIA -- Penn was able to solve its turnover issues in week 2 of the 2012 season, but was unable to solve Villanova's defense in a 24-8 loss in the home-opener at Franklin Field.
Harvard 45, Brown 31
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- For the second consecutive week, senior running back Treavor Scales carried the No. 24 Harvard football team to a victory. After rushing for 173 yards and two touchdowns in the season opener against San Diego, the Stone Mountain, Ga. native rushed for 136 yards and a career-high four touchdowns as Harvard (2-0, 1-0 Ivy) defeated Brown, 45-31, at Brown Stadium.