Penn outlasts Dartmouth in longest game in Ivy history

Kyle Wilcox ran 20 yards for the winning touchdown in the fourth overtime as Penn topped Dartmouth, 37-31, in Philadelphia on Saturday in the longest football game in Ivy League history.

The Big Green (1-2, 0-1) had a chance to win in regulation, but Riley Lyons’s 21-yard field goal was blocked by David Park as time expired.


Dartmouth had another opportunity to end the game in the first overtime after stopping the Quakers (2-1, 1-0) on a fourth and 1 from the Dartmouth 5. Again, Lyons missed a field goal; his 34-yarder sailed left.

The Quakers snapped Dartmouth’s seven-game road win streak and won for the sixth straight year against the Big Green — the last five of which have been decided by one score.

Yale 24, Cal Poly 10 — Henry Furman threw two TD passes in the second half to send the Bulldogs to a win over the Mustangs in San Luis Obispo, Calif.

It was the first time in eight years that Yale (3-0) traveled to California. Tyler Varga rushed for 114 yards for the Bulldogs.

Brown 31, Rhode Island 14 — John Spooney rushed for 86 yards and two TDs before leaving in the third with an injury as the Bears (2-1) topped the visiting Rams to retain the Governor’s Cup.


It was the 98th meeting between the rivals and Rhode Island’s 1,000th game. Bob Benston had a rushing and receiving touchdown for the Rams (2-4).

Towson 44, New Hampshire 28 — Terrance West rushed for 238 yards and three touchdowns as the Tigers (6-0, 2-0 CAA) defeated the visiting Wildcats (1-3, 0-1), despite trailing 20-3 in the first quarter.

Maine 62, Delaware 28 — Marcus Wasilewski threw three TD passes and the Black Bears (5-1, 2-0 CAA) racked up more than 600 yards of offense in a mauling of the Blue Hens (4-2, 1-1).

Stony Brook 21, Bryant 13 — Mike Westerhaus rushed for a score and passed for another but the Bulldogs (3-2) dropped a nonleague game to the Seawolves (2-3).

Central Conn. 38, St. Francis (Pa.) 29 — Rob Hollomon had 123 yards rushing and two TDs as the host Blue Devils (2-4) held off the Red Flash (1-4) in the Northeast Conference opener for both teams.

Wagner 23, Sacred Heart 20 — Bryan Maley hit a 45-yard FG with four seconds left to lift the Seahawks (2-4, 1-1 Northeast) over the host Pioneers (5-1, 0-1).

AIC 31, Stonehill 10 — Lenroy Neysmith returned the opening kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown and the Yellow Jackets (3-2, 3-1 NE-10) never looked back in a win over the Skyhawks in Easton (3-2, 3-1).

Bentley 32, St. Anselm 27 — Danny Guadagnoli ran for the go-ahead TD with 2:42 left in the game to lift the Falcons (3-2, 2-2 NE-10) past the visiting Hawks (0-5, 0-4).

Merrimack 26, LIU-Post 21 — Led by Joe Clancy (39 of 66, 381 yards and three TDs), the Warriors (3-2, 2-2) held off the host Pioneers (2-3, 1-3 NE-10).

Amherst 37, Middlebury 16 — Max Lippe threw for 213 yards and two touchdowns as the Lord Jeffs (3-0, 3-0 NESCAC) eased past the visiting Panthers (2-1, 2-1).

Middlebury’s McCallum Foote tied a Division 3 NCAA record with 84 pass attempts, set a school record with 54 completions, threw for 459 yards and two TDs, but was intercepted five times.

Bowdoin 13, Tufts 10 — Tim Wickstrom hauled in an interception at the goal line with 35 seconds remaining to help the visiting Polar Bears (1-2, 1-2 NESCAC) escape with a win. Chance Brady scored the lone TD for the Jumbos (0-3, 0-3).

Bates 14, Williams 10 — Adam Cuomo and Josh Freedland intercepted passes late in the fourth quarter to help the Bobcats (2-1, 2-1 NESCAC) seal their third straight win over the host Ephs (0-3, 0-3).

Trinity 48, Hamilton 13 — Sonny Puzzo and Henry Foye combined to throw for 195 yards and four TDs as the Bantams (3-0, 3-0 NESCAC) won their 12 consecutive game and 49th straight at home.

Wesleyan 41, Colby 0 — LaDarius Drew rushed for 135 yards and a score as the host Cardinals (3-0, 3-0 NESCAC) thrashed the Mules (1-2, 1-2).

Framingham State 21, UMass-Dartmouth 14 — Melikke Van Alstyne rushed for 174 yards and three TDs as the host Rams (4-1, 3-0 MASCAC) beat the Corsairs (1-3, 1-2).

Western Conn. 49, Bridgewater State 26 — The Colonials (3-1, 2-1 MASCAC) powered past the host Bears (3-2, 2-1) behind 163 yards rushing and four TDs from Octavias McKoy.

Fitchburg State 40, Mass. Maritime 17 — Steph’fon Teague rushed for 175 yards as the Falcons (2-3, 1-2 MASCAC) rolled past the host Buccaneers (2-2, 0-2).

Westfield State 31, Plymouth State 0 — Tim Rich completed 11 of 13 passes for 245 yards and a TD and the Owls (3-1, 2-0 MASCAC) held the host Panthers (1-4, 0-3) to 105 total yards in the rout.

Coast Guard 41, Western New England 38 — After recovering a fumble at the Golden Bears’ 5-yard line, Tyler Henning drilled a 22-yard FG with 54 seconds left to win it for the host Bears.

 Western New England (1-3, 1-1 NEFC) had a chance to tie it with four seconds left, but Kevin Patterson’s 30-yard attempt sailed wide left. Derek Victory completed a single-game school-record 36 passes and Colin Brown hauled in 16 passes for 244 yards (both school records) for Coast Guard (2-3, 2-0).

Endicott 53, Maine Maritime 28 — The Gulls outscored the Mariners (0-4, 0-2 NEFC), 32-0, in the second half to earn the home victory. Drew Frenette threw for 324 yards and five TDs for Endicott (3-2, 2-0).

Curry 26, MIT 21 — Curtis Davila tackled Brad Goldsberry at the 5-yard line on fourth and goal with under a minute remaining to preserve the victory for the visiting Colonels (1-3, 1-1 NEFC).

Salve Regina 32, Nichols 0 — Steven Wilken threw for 217 yards and three TDs to lead the visiting Seahawks (3-1, 2-0 NEFC) past the Bison (1-3, 0-2).

Norwich 20, Becker 9 — Mike Cavanaugh, Al Georgio, and James-Dana Milan rushed for scores to lead the Cadets (2-2, 1-0 ECFC) past the visiting Hawks (1-3, 0-1).

Gallaudet 7, Mount Ida 6 — BJ Flores rushed for 130 yards and a TD as the Bison (4-0, 1-0 ECFC) survived against the host Mustangs.

 Mount Ida (1-3, 0-1) missed a 33-yard FG attempt with 15 seconds left. The Bison did not complete a pass and the Mustangs mustered just 2 yards rushing.

Husson 34, Castleton State 3 — Kyle McKinnon rushed for two TDs and the Eagles (2-2, 1-0 ECFC) routed the visiting Spartans (1-3, 0-1).

New York Maritime 35, Anna Maria 24 — Robert Small rushed for 173 yards and two scores but the visiting Amcats (1-3, 0-1 ECFC) fell to the Privateers (1-3, 1-0).

Union 27, Springfield 7 — The Pride (3-2, 0-2 Liberty) didn’t complete a pass and gained a scant 85 yards rushing in a home loss to the Dutchmen (1-3, 1-1).

Hobart 41, WPI 7 — Larry McGillicuddy hauled in a 70-yard TD from John Antonopoulos but the Engineers (2-3, 1-1 Liberty) fell to the host Statesmen (4-0, 2-0).

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