HANOVER, N.H. -- Nick Schwieger ran for a school-record 244 yards and scored a touchdown, helping Dartmouth win its first game of the season 28-6 over Columbia on Saturday.
Schwieger set his new rushing record with 29 carries for the Big Green (1-5, 1-2 Ivy League), who snapped a 17-game losing streak. Connor Kempe was 8-for-22 with 75 yards passing with two touchdowns and an interception.
The Big Green jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter thanks to Kempe's 24-yard touchdown pass to Niles Murphy and a 7-yarder to Michael Reilly. They pushed the lead to 21-0 to start the fourth when Charles Bay picked up a fumble and ran it back 39 yards for a score.
After M.A. Olawale scored from a yard out for Columbia (2-4, 1-2), Schwieger's 66-yard touchdown run sealed the game.
Olawale passed for 89 yards and rushed for 82 more for Columbia.