NEW YORK (AP) -- D.J. Busch's 38-yard scoring pass to Brian
Romney with 37 seconds left capped a 25-point fourth quarter for
Cornell and gave the Big Red a 32-26 victory over Columbia on
Columbia (1-8, 1-5 Ivy League) blew a 26-7 lead with 11:29 to
Busch threw two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter and Sean
Nassoiy had two interceptions to set up Cornell scores.
The Big Red (4-5, 4-2 Ivy) needed the late touchdown after
Trevor MacMeekin missed an extra point that would have given
Cornell a 27-26 lead. Chad Nice caught a 23-yard TD pass from Busch
to tie it, but Adam Brekke blocked the kick for Columbia.
Cornell's defense held the Lions on the next possession, setting
up Romney's go-ahead touchdown. Romney caught a short pass from
Busch on the left side and tip-toed the final 25 yards down the
Cornell's Joshua Johnston ran for two 1-yard touchdowns in the
fourth quarter to cut the Lions' lead to 26-20.
Rashad Biggers and Brandon Bowser each had two touchdowns for