Northeastern 14

(3-3, 1-3 away)

Harvard 41

(5-0, 3-0 home)

12:30 PM ET, October 16, 2004

1 2 3 4 T
NE 7 7 0 014
HARV 7 17 14 341

Harvard 41, Northeastern 14

BOSTON (AP) -- Clifton Dawson ran for 111 yards and two touchdowns while Ryan Fitzpatrick threw a pair of touchdown passes and ran for a score on Saturday in Harvard's 41-14 win over Northeastern.

Northeastern (3-3) fumbled three times, leading to 13 Crimson points.

Dawson scored on a one-yard run, Fitzpatrick on a two-yard run and Matt Schindel kicked a 23-yard field goal in the third quarter as Harvard (5-0), leading 24-14 at halftime, took command.

Fitzpatrick threw a 1-yard pass to Adam Jenkins at 5:40 of the first quarter to give Harvard a 7-0 lead. Fitzpatrick completed 22 of 37 passes for 206 yards with a pair of interceptions.

The Huskies tied the game 3:39 later when Shawn Brady threw a 19-yard pass to Quintin Mitchell. Brady completed 15 of 27 passes for 171 yards.

Dawson gave Harvard a 14-7 lead at the 13:30 mark of the second quarter on a 7-yard run.

Five minutes later Brady tied the game with a 15-yard run.

Fitzpatrick's 13-yard pass to Brian Edwards with 3:54 left in the first half gave the Crimson a 21-14 lead. Schindel kicked a 38-yard field goal with two seconds remaining in the opening half to give Harvard a 24-14 halftime lead.