Scores

Final

Pennsylvania 14

(5-3, 4-1 Ivy)

Princeton 9

(3-5, 2-3 Ivy)

Coverage: ESPNU

7:00 PM ET, November 7, 2008

Princeton Stadium, Princeton, NJ

1 2 3 4 T
PENN 7 0 7 014
PRIN 0 3 0 69

Top Performers

Passing: B. Anderson (PRIN) - 204 YDS

Rushing: K. Garton (PENN) - 15 CAR, 89 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: W. Thanheiser (PRIN) - 4 REC, 86 YDS

Penn 14, Princeton 9

Associated Press

PRINCETON, N.J. -- Keiffer Garton made the most of his first start for Penn in a 14-9 win over Princeton Friday night.

Penn's third-string quarterback one week before, Garton started due to injuries and rushed and threw for his first career touchdowns on the Quakers' first possessions of each half. The Quakers never trailed in the 100th meeting in the series.

Garton passed for 132 yards and rushed 18 times for 89 yards to help Penn (5-3, 4-1 Ivy League) bounce back from its first league loss and stay in the title chase.

Penn marched 84 yards in 13 plays on its first possession of the game for a 7-0 lead. Garton's 25-yard completion to Kyle Derham moved the Quakers into scoring position, and four plays later Garton rushed for his first touchdown on a 6-yard option play.

Ben Bologna put Princeton (3-5, 2-3) on the board with 14 seconds left in the first half with a 32-yard field goal to cap a seven-play, 63-yard drive. Brian Anderson keyed the drive with a 35-yard pass to Adam Berry and 17-yard scramble.

The Quakers opened a two-score lead on the first possession of the second half as Garton found Matt Appenfelder open over the middle for a 10-yard touchdown. Garton's first career touchdown pass finished a 14-play drive that went 71 yards and consumed 8:06.

Princeton scored on its first possession of the fourth quarter to pull within five points with 9:11 left. Jordan Culbreath ran the ball in after a 46-yard pass from Anderson to Will Thanheiser put the Tigers on the Penn 1-yard line. Princeton tried for a 2-point conversion, but Anderson's pass fell incomplete.

After Penn went three-and-out, Princeton's drive stalled at its own 44. Ryan Coyle's punt was downed at the Penn 3 with 6:07 left, but the Quakers then ran off three first downs to clinch the win.

The Quakers defense held Culbreath, the Ivy League's leading rusher, to just 57 yards. Penn running back Mike DiMaggio rushed for 74 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
PENN
PRIN
1st Downs1617
Total Yards288309
Passing132204
Rushing156105
Penalties5-453-24
3rd Down Conversions8-133-10
4th Down Conversions0-00-0
Turnovers11
Possession34:2725:33

Passing Leaders

PennsylvaniaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Garton16/211326.311
PrincetonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Anderson15/252048.200

Rushing Leaders

PennsylvaniaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Garton15895.9129
DiMaggio18744.1010
PrincetonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Culbreath13574.4113
Anderson7314.4017

Receiving Leaders

PennsylvaniaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Derham33812.7025
Blackmon4297.3011
PrincetonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Thanheiser48621.5046
Berry46416.0035

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERPENNPRIN
TD07:15Keiffer Garton 6 Yd Run (Andrew Samson Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERPENNPRIN
FG00:10Ben Bologna 32 Yd 73
THIRD QUARTERPENNPRIN
TD06:46Matt Appenfelder 10 Yd Pass From Keiffer Garton (Andrew Samson Kick) 143
FOURTH QUARTERPENNPRIN
TD09:11Jordan Culbreath 1 Yd Run (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 149