Cornell 17

(3-4, 1-3 Ivy)

Princeton 20

(5-2, 3-1 Ivy)

12:00 PM ET, October 29, 2005

Princeton Stadium, Princeton, NJ

1 2 3 4 OT T
COR 0 6 0 11 017
PRIN 7 7 0 3 320

Top Performers

Passing: J. Terrell (PRIN) - 190 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: R. Toresco (PRIN) - 14 CAR, 42 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Dekker (PRIN) - 5 REC, 71 YDS, 1 TD

Princeton 20, Cornell 17

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) -- Derek Javarone kicked a 35-yard field goal, the Ivy League record-setting 42nd in his career, in overtime Saturday afternoon to lead Princeton past Cornell, 20-17.

The Tigers, who jumped out to a 14-0 lead, actually had to rally in the final minutes of regulation just to force the extra frame.

Javarone kicked a 32-yarder to tie things at 17 with 2:18 remaining, setting the stage for his game-winner minutes later.

Jason Feinberg, who had played at Penn, previously held the league record for field goals with 41.

The Tigers dominated early in the game, as quarterback Jeff Terrell connected with tight end Jon Dekker on an 11-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter and Rob Toresco capped off an eight-play, 72-yard scoring march with a 1-yard run in the second.

But Cornell refused to go quietly. Free safety Kevin Rex sacked Terrell back at the Princeton 2-yard line, forcing a punt that allowed the Big Red to take possession on the home teams 46-yard line.

A 15-yard shovel pass from Ryan Kuhn to Luke Siwula paved the way to a 46-yard field goal by A.J. Weitsman, getting Cornell on the scoreboard.

The Big Red immediately regained possession with an onside kick and scored on a 39-yard field goal from Weitsman.

Weitsman added a fourth-quarter field goal to bring the visitors within 14-9, and they later grabbed a 17-14 advantage with Siwula's six-yard touchdown reception and conversion run in the fourth.

It was Princeton's Javarone who then was able to rescue the team with his two field goals.

Terrell threw for 190 yards while Kuhn countered with 152 through the air and 75 on the ground, but the defenses, in addition to Javarone, stole the show.

Cornell's Rex led all tackles with 21 stops, including a sack, while Princeton linebacker Abi Fadeyi had 14 tackles, including two sacks.