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Columbia 17, Harvard 10
Columbia used a 26-yard field goal with 1:45 remaining to force overtime, a one-yard run by Mike Roussos in the top half of the extra period and an interception on the first play in the bottom of the overtime to hand Harvard its second loss in a row. The Crimson's two quarterbacks were a combined 7-of-22 for 137 yards and Columbia's defense limited the visitors to 63 yards on the ground and 200 total yards. The win over the Crimson was Columbia's first in 16 years. The Lions are now 3-5 overall and 2-3 in the Ivy League. Harvard is 4-4 and 2-3. Attendance at "the other game" in New York City Saturday was listed at 4,739.
Yale 59, Brown 35
Kurt Rawlings threw five touchdown passes, including four to JP Shohfi, and Zane Dudek ran for 216 yards as Yale improved to 7-1 overall and 4-1 in the Ivy League. Brown got 331 yards passing with four touchdowns, and 140 yards rushing and another TD from EJ Perry, but fell to 1-7 and 0-5. Brown had a 28-27 lead early in the third quarter but was hurt by four turnovers. Yale finished with 627 yards of total offense and Brown with 537. Attendance in Providence was 2,876.
Penn 21, Cornell 20
Trailing 21-14, on a day when it outgained the Quakers, 434-262, the Big Red drove 94 yards in 16 plays, the last a 10-yard touchdown pass with 50 seconds remaining to pull within a point. But a bid to win the game in regulation went for naught as Penn stopped a two-point conversion pass. After the failed conversion Cornell recovered the onside kick but was ruled offsides and had to rekick. The second attempt was batted out of bounds. The Quakers improved to 4-4 and 2-3 in the Ivy League while Cornell slipped to 2-6 and 1-4. Attendance for the Penn Homecoming game was 11,487.
Colgate 24, Fordham 13
The Raiders made it three wins in the last four games behind quarterback Grant Breneman, who passed for 195 yards and ran for 105 yards. Colgate is now 3-8 and 2-3 in the Patriot League while Fordham falls to 3-7, 1-3. Attendance in Hamilton was 1,406.
Dayton 59, Marist 35
Tied at 7 after one quarter, the Red Foxes saw homestandng Dayton reel off the next 28 points to cruise to an easy win. Marist fell to 3-6 overall and 3-3 in the Pioneer while the Flyers improved to 6-3 and 4-2. Attendance was 2,001.
Drake 28, Jacksonville 14
The Dolphins ran for 339 yards but were just 2-for-13 for 44 yards with an interception passing as they dropped to 2-8 overall and 0-6 in the Pioneer. Drake was an efficient 13-of-19 for 169 yards and two touchdowns through the air and added 207 yards and two touchdowns on the ground while improving to 5-4, 5-1 in front of 1,670 in Des Moines.