(7-0, 4-0 Ivy)
(1-6, 0-4 Ivy)
12:30 PM ET, October 27, 2007
Wien Stadium, NEW YORK, NY
Passing: C. Hormann (CLMB) - 153 YDS, 1 TD, 2 INT
Rushing: M. McLeod (YALE) - 35 CAR, 133 YDS, 3 TD
Receiving: C. Denny-Brown (YALE) - 4 REC, 67 YDS
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mike McLeod scored three second-half touchdowns to keep Yale undefeated with a 28-7 victory over Columbia on Saturday.
McLeod finished with 133 yards rushing on 35 carries, scoring on runs of 8 and 15 yards in the third quarter and another of 8 yards in the fourth quarter after a scoreless first half.
Yale (7-0, 4-0 Ivy League) won its eighth game in a row, and sixth straight over Columbia. The Lions (1-6, 0-4) lost five straight.
Sophomore Jordan Farrell added the final touchdown on an 8-yard run midway through the fourth quarter.
Craig Hormann threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to Austin Knowlin with 3:46 left for the Lions' only score.
Matt Polhemus was 9-for-21 passing for 139 yards for the Bulldogs, while Hormann completed 17 of 30 for 153 yards for the Lions.
A heavy rain marred the first half during which the teams traded eight turnovers, including five fumbles. Each added a turnover in the second half, boosting the game total to 10.
Columbia had the only scoring opportunity in the opening half but Jon Rocholl's 39-yard field goal attempt with 5:52 remaining in the second quarter was wide left.
Yale had a 437-218 edge in total offense including 298-65 on the ground.