Running its unbeaten streak to 13 dating back to last season, the Crimson football team crushed a solid Cornell squad on Saturday, 45-13. The Crimson are now 4-0 on the season and have won all their games by double digits.
Harvard had scored three touchdowns by the second quarter, with quarterback Colton Chapple ’13 connecting to wide receiver Andrew Berg ’14 on them all, as Berg tied the school record for touchdown catches in a game.
In the third quarter, running back Treavor Scales ’13 ran 52 yards, carrying the ball four times. And in the fourth, Chapple rushed for a touchdown. Defensive backs Chris Splinter ’14 and Jaron Wilson ’14 each nailed down his first interceptions of the season.
Chapple completed 24 of 36 passes for 362 yards and rushed for 53 on the day. For his efforts, he was named Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week for the second straight week.
Harvard hosts Bucknell University on Oct. 13 at 3:30 p.m. to wrap up its three-game home stand. For a complete schedule, visit gocrimson.com.
Crimson wide receiver Andrew Berg `14 hauls in the first of his three TD catches during the first half.
Crimson quarterback Colton Chapple `13 (center) runs out of the pocket and down the sideline on a long run. Chapple threw for four TDs and rushed for a fifth, and was named the Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week for the second consecutive week.
Crimson linebacker Joshua Boyd `13 pulls Cornell wide receiver Grant Gellatly down by his jersey after a pass reception. Boyd had a game-high nine tackles, a forced fumble, and a fumble recovery.
After catching a pass, Crimson tight end Kyle Juszczyk `13 ends up on top after a low tackle by a Cornell defender.
Crimson defensive end Zach Hodges `15 (right) pressures Cornell quarterback Jeff Matthews into an off-balance throw.
Crimson running back Treavor Scales `13 dodges a Cornell player on a long run downfield. Scales rushed for 106 yards and scored a TD.
Crimson defensive end Danny Frate `14 closes in on Cornell wide receiver Grant Gellatly.
Crimson linebacker Joshua Boyd `13 (center) separates Cornell receiver Jesse Heon from his helmet and the ball after a particularly hard hit.
Crimson linebackers Bobby Schneider `13 (far left) and Connor Loftus `14 converge on Cornell wide receiver Grant Gellatly.
Crimson wide receiver Ricky Zorn `14 outleaps a Cornell defender to haul in a pass for a TD.
Crimson wide receiver Andrew Berg `14 celebrates the first of his three TD catches during the first half. Berg tied the Harvard record for most TD catches by a player in a game.