BOSTON (AP) -- Chris Pizzotti threw a pair of touchdowns and
Clifton Dawson scored to tie the Ivy League record for career
rushing touchdowns as Harvard beat Lafayette, 24-7, on Saturday.
Dawson finished with 144 yards rushing, while Pizzotti was 17 of
40 for 210 yards and one interception for Harvard (5-0).
Lafayette (2-4) took a 7-0 lead at 8:09 of the first quarter
when Brad Maurer (20 of 34, 157 yards) threw a 10-yard touchdown
pass to Jonathan Hurt.
But Lafayette turned the ball over on four consecutive
possessions (three interceptions, fumble), leading to 24 unanswered
points by Harvard.
Harvard's first score came when Pizzotti completed a 65-yard
scoring drive with a 3-yard touchdown pass to Matt Farbotko.
Harvard took the lead for good at 10:21 of the second quarter on
Pizzotti's 19-yard touchdown pass to Corey Mazza.
Matt Schindel's 20-yard field goal at 12:46 of the third quarter
increased the Harvard lead to 17-7. It was Schindel's 27th career
field goal, tying him with Jim Villanueva for most field goals in
Dawson finished the scoring with a 10-yard touchdown run with
3:44 left in the third quarter. The score tied him with Nick
Hartigan of Brown for most rushing touchdowns in Ivy League history