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Roundup: Park driving force behind Big Green rally

Alex Park drove Dartmouth 91 yards for a touchdown with 1:09 remaining as the Big Green edged Columbia, 21-16, Saturday in New York.

After an incompletion. Park completed three straight passes to Ryan McManus, ran for 13 yards himself, then hit McManus for a 15-yarder that put the Big Green (4-2, 2-1 Ivy League) at the Lions’ 15-yard line.

Park’s 7-yard completion to Victor Williams, with a roughing the passer penalty tacked on, moved the ball to the 4 with 1:16 left. Following a procedure penalty, Park found Dean Bakes for the go-ahead score.


A Dartmouth celebration penalty and a kickoff out of bounds enabled Columbia to get the ball back at midfield, but Sean Brackett’s fourth-down pass from the 40 was intercepted by Stephen Dazzo.
Yale 27, Penn 13
— Logan Scott’s 4-yard pass to Henry Furman capped a late first-half drive, and the Bulldogs handed the visiting Quakers their first league loss.

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Yale (2-4, 1-2) trailed, 7-3, when it took over at its 41 after a Penn punt. Scott completed four passes before finding Furman on second down 18 seconds before halftime.

Brian Leffler’s 47-yard return after intercepting a Billy Ragone pass set up Yale at the Penn 4 in the third quarter, and Derek Russell’s 4-yard pass to Elijah Thomas made it 17-7.

After two field goals by Penn (2-4, 2-1), sandwiched around one by Yale, Russell, one of three Yale quarterbacks, drove the Bulldogs 74 yards and ran it in from the 3 for the final score with 8:01 remaining.
Brown 21, Cornell 14 — Jordan Reisner rushed for 193 yards to counter the Big Red’s 357-yard passing barrage to power the Bears to victory in Providence.

Reisner scored two touchdowns, and Brown (4-2, 1-2) rushed for 263 yards.


Jeff Mathews was 31 of 58 for Cornell (3-3, 1-2), but threw three interceptions and was sacked four times. He entered the game with only three picks in 185 passes.