Scores

Final

Fordham 39

(3-3, 0-1 Patriot)

Cornell 27

(2-3, 1-1 Ivy)

12:30 PM ET, October 17, 2009

Schoellkopf Field, Ithaca, NY

1 2 3 4 T
FOR 7 12 13 739
COR 3 7 3 1427

Top Performers

Passing: J. Skelton (FOR) - 420 YDS, 5 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: S. Liuzza (COR) - 14 CAR, 166 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: J. Caldwell (FOR) - 9 REC, 245 YDS, 4 TD

Fordham 39, Cornell 27

Associated Press

ITHACA, N.Y. -- John Skelton threw for 420 yards, passed for five touchdowns and rushed for a score to lead Fordham to a 39-27 win over Cornell on Saturday.

The Rams (3-3) took a 13-3 lead in the first half after Skelton connected with Jason Caldwell on 71-yard touchdown and threw a 98-yard touchdown pass to Asa Lucas. Skelton completed 20 of 27 passes and had one interception.

Skelton followed with passing scores of 58 and 50 yards to Caldwell to put Fordham ahead 26-10 in the third. The quarterback's last touchdown throw came on a 22-yard pass to Caldwell, who finished with nine catches for 245 yards.

Skelton also scored on a 1-yard run in the fourth quarter.

Fordham's Stephen Liuzza ran for 166 yards and two touchdowns for the Big Red (3-2). Bryan Waters caught 10 passes for 178 yards. Adam Currie threw for 207 yards, one touchdown and four interceptions.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FOR
COR
1st Downs1729
Total Yards507552
Passing420268
Rushing87284
Penalties9-919-61
3rd Down Conversions4-115-14
4th Down Conversions0-00-1
Turnovers35
Possession21:4538:15

Passing Leaders

FordhamC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Skelton20/2742015.651
CornellC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Currie15/282077.414

Rushing Leaders

FordhamCARYDSAVGTDLG
Martin10636.3046
Whiting5306.0017
CornellCARYDSAVGTDLG
Liuzza1416611.9255
Hendren13624.8012

Receiving Leaders

FordhamRECYDSAVGTDLG
Caldwell924527.2471
Lucas29949.5198
CornellRECYDSAVGTDLG
Walters1017817.8145
Savage89011.3024

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERFORCOR
FG07:01Brad Greenway 35 Yd 03
TD05:45Jason Caldwell 71 Yd Pass From John Skelton (Langston Lacroix Kick) 73
SECOND QUARTERFORCOR
TD14:48Asa Lucas 98 Yd Pass From John Skelton (Pat Blocked) 133
TD07:11Bryan Walters 33 Yd Pass From Adam Currie (Brad Greenway Kick) 1310
TD01:04Jason Caldwell 58 Yd Pass From John Skelton (Pat Failed) 1910
THIRD QUARTERFORCOR
TD10:59Jason Caldwell 50 Yd Pass From John Skelton (Kevin Heinowitz Kick) 2610
FG06:10Brad Greenway 26 Yd 2613
TD04:37Jason Caldwell 22 Yd Pass From John Skelton (Pat Blocked) 3213
FOURTH QUARTERFORCOR
TD12:31John Skelton 1 Yd Run (Kevin Heinowitz Kick) 3913
TD06:09Stephen Liuzza 2 Yd Run (Brad Greenway Kick) 3920
TD00:02Stephen Liuzza 1 Yd Run (Brad Greenway Kick) 3927