Around the Ivy League
From the Ivy League, here's a look at what happened in Week Three...
With a strong second half, Yale stunned No. 19 Cal Poly 24-10 Saturday. Also, a look at what Saturday's win means for the Bulldogs.
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
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.
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.