Brown 38

(7-1, 4-1 Ivy)

Yale 21

(3-5, 3-2 Ivy)

12:00 PM ET, November 5, 2005

Yale Bowl, New Haven, CT

1 2 3 4 T
BROWN 7 14 14 338
YALE 7 7 7 021

Top Performers

Passing: J. Digiacomo (BROWN) - 154 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: N. Hartigan (BROWN) - 33 CAR, 192 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: A. Wright (YALE) - 5 REC, 81 YDS, 2 TD

Brown 38, Yale 21

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Nick Hartigan rushed for 192 yards on 33 carries and tied a career-high with four rushing touchdowns to lead Brown to a 38-21 win over Yale on Saturday.

Brown (7-1, 4-1 Ivy League) remains in a first-place tie with Princeton in the Ivy League. Both are 4-1 in the league. Yale drops to 3-5, 3-2.

Hartigan, the leading rusher in I-AA, surpassed 100-yards rushing for the 21st time in his career.

Ashley Wright caught two touchdown passes for Yale (3-5, 3-2). Wright's second touchdown catch tied the game at 14-14 with 2:10 left in the first half. A botched squib kick attempt on the ensuing kickoff was recovered by Brown at the Yale 46.

Brown scored five plays and took a 21-14 lead on a 28-yard touchdown pass from Joe DiGiacomo to Jarret Schreck with 39 seconds left. Schreck caught the ball at the 20, broke a tackle, and sprinted down the left sideline for the score.

Yale quarterback Jeff Mroz's third try at Wright in the end zone was intercepted by James Gasparella with 8:33 left in the fourth quarter, ending a drive by the Bulldogs, who trailed 38-21 at the time. Yale never got the ball back as Brown ran out the clock with a 14-play, 43-yard drive.

Brown junior linebacker Zak DeOssie, a candidate for the Buchanan Award given to the top defensive player in I-AA, injured his left knee in the first quarter and did not return.

DiGiacomo completed 14 of 22 passes for 154 yards and two touchdowns. Yale junior tailback Jordan Spence led the Bulldogs with 72 yards on eight carries, highlighted by a 51-yard touchdown run.