PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) -- Jeff Mroz threw a touchdown pass and ran
for a score in the final two minutes as Yale beat Princeton 21-14
in an Ivy League game on Saturday.
Mroz's 10-yard scoring strike to Todd Feiereisen with 1:14 left
tied the game at 14-14. Bobby Abare then recovered a fumble by
Brian Shields, Princeton's seventh turnover of the game, and Mroz
ran in from yard out with 47 seconds left to give Yale (4-5, 4-2 in
Ivy) the win.
Shields coughed up the ball after he caught a pass from Jeff
Terrell and was hit by Brendan Sponheimer. The ball popped into the
air and was caught on the fly by Abare, who returned it 22 yards to
set up the game-winning score.
Terrell, who was 18-of-33 for 230 yards, threw touchdown passes
to Brian Brigham and Derek Davis as Princeton (6-3, 4-2) jumped out
to a 14-0 halftime lead. However, Terrell also threw five
interceptions which, along with two Tiger fumbles and a strong
performance by Yale's defense, helped keep the Bulldogs in the
Yale got its first score when Mike McLeod ran in from a yard out
in the third quarter. He ended the day with 41 yards on 16 carries.
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