Football Weekend Wrap-Up - October 5
Colgate 41, Cornell 20 [IVY]
ITHACA, N.Y. -- Jeff Mathews set the Ivy League record for most career passing yards Saturday, but the Big Red football team dropped a 41-20 decision to Colgate at Schoellkopf Field. Cornell slipped to 1-2, while Colgate improved to 1-4.
Princeton 53, Columbia 7 [ESPN3]
PRINCETON, N.J. -- After gaining more than 500 yards in back-to-back games, Princeton took a step up and gained 629 offensive yards in an impressive 53-7 victory over Columbia Saturday in the Ivy League opener for both teams.
Penn 37, Dartmouth 31 (4OT) [IVY]
PHILADELPHIA -- In a game which featured blocked field goals, fumbles returned for touchdowns and back-and-forth action in a frenzied finish, Penn outlasted Dartmouth in an Ivy League-record four overtimes, 37-31, at Franklin Field.
Harvard 41, Holy Cross 35 (3OT)
WORCESTER, Mass. -- In Harvard's first overtime game since a 30-24 triple OT win against Yale in 2005, the Crimson tallied touchdowns on all three of its overtime possessions, capped by a 17-yard rush by sophomore Paul Stanton Jr., to down in-state rival Holy Cross 41-35 Saturday at Fitton Field. The overtime victory allows Harvard (3-0, 1-0 Ivy) to stay undefeated on the season, while Holy Cross (2-4) picks up its fourth loss of the season.
Yale 24, Cal Poly 10
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- Yale made the most of its first trip to California in eight years Saturday afternoon, upsetting No. 18/19 Cal Poly at Spanos Stadium. The Bulldogs trailed 10-7 at halftime but shut Cal Poly out in the second half, rallying to go ahead on a eight-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Henry Furman to senior tight end Keith Coty in the third quarter and then tacking on a diving 28-yard touchdown catch by senior wide receiver Chris Smith in the fourth for the 24-10 final.
Brown 31, Rhode Island 14 [IVY]
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Brown racked-up 471 yards of total offense and hoisted the Governor’s Cup for the third straight year with a 31-14 win over Rhode Island in the 98th meeting between the two Ocean State schools at Brown Stadium Saturday evening. The Bears extended their record to 2-1 with the win, while Rhode Island falls to 2-4 overall.