Scores

Final

Harvard 24

(5-1, 2-1 Ivy)

Princeton 20

(2-4, 1-2 Ivy)

1:00 PM ET, October 25, 2008

Princeton Stadium, Princeton, NJ

1 2 3 4 T
HARV 3 7 7 724
PRIN 14 0 3 320

Top Performers

Passing: C. Pizzotti (HARV) - 247 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: J. Culbreath (PRIN) - 29 CAR, 154 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: W. Thanheiser (PRIN) - 8 REC, 114 YDS

Harvard 24, Princeton 20

Associated Press

PRINCETON, N.J. -- Chris Pizzotti threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score as Harvard rallied for a 24-20 win over Princeton on Saturday.

Pizzotti completed 17 of 26 passes for 247 yards, including a 15-yard touchdown strike to Chris Lorditch. He also scored on a 33-yard run on Harvard's opening drive in the second half, while Patrick Long added a 25-yard field goal.

Pizzotti also kept the game-winning drive alive late in the fourth quarter when he hit Jason Miller for a 13-yard gain on a 4th-and-1. Three plays later, Gino Gordon put the Crimson (5-1, 2-1 Ivy League) ahead for good when he ran in from 6 yards out with 3:34 left to play.

Jordan Culbreath had touchdown runs of 1 and 10 yards in the first quarter for the Tigers (2-4, 1-2), and finished the day with 154 yards on 29 carries. Ben Bologna added field goals of 28 and 23 yards.

Princeton quarterback Brian Anderson completed 12 of 24 passes for 147 yards and an interception, while Will Thanheiser had eight receptions for 114 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HARV
PRIN
1st Downs1624
Total Yards335353
Passing247176
Rushing88177
Penalties5-573-24
3rd Down Conversions3-106-15
4th Down Conversions2-31-4
Turnovers11
Possession22:3337:27

Passing Leaders

HarvardC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Pizzotti17/262479.510
PrincetonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Anderson12/241476.101

Rushing Leaders

HarvardCARYDSAVGTDLG
Gordon11423.8114
Pizzotti9303.3133
PrincetonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Culbreath291545.3221
Anderson7172.4016

Receiving Leaders

HarvardRECYDSAVGTDLG
Luft510320.6042
Richards45814.5022
PrincetonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Thanheiser811414.3024
Berry44010.0014

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERHARVPRIN
TD11:58Jordan Culbreath 1 Yd Run (Ben Bologna Kick) 07
FG08:39Patrick Long 25 Yd 37
TD02:33Jordan Culbreath 10 Yd Run (Ben Bologna Kick) 314
SECOND QUARTERHARVPRIN
TD08:46Chris Lorditch 15 Yd Pass From Chris Pizzotti (Patrick Long Kick) 1014
THIRD QUARTERHARVPRIN
TD13:19Chris Pizzotti 33 Yd Run (Patrick Long Kick) 1714
FG02:22Ben Bologna 23 Yd 1717
FOURTH QUARTERHARVPRIN
FG07:16Ben Bologna 28 Yd 1720
TD03:34Gino Gordon 6 Yd Run (Patrick Long Kick) 2420