Cornell loses third straight after 35-22 loss to Harvard

Harvard used a three-touchdown surge in the final 12 minutes of the first half to pull away from Cornell for a 35-22 victory on Saturday afternoon at Harvard Stadium. The Big Red dropped its third straight (1-3, 0-2 Ivy), while Harvard captured its third consecutive victory (3-1, 2-0 Ivy).

Harvard’s Jake Smith tossed for 217 yards and three scores, while Devin Darrington carried 21 times for 94 yards and a score. Defensively, Harvard had 16 tackles for loss and six sacks, intercepted a pass and broke up seven passes in the win. In all, the Crimson limited the Big Red to 287 yards – just 36 coming on the ground on 38 carries.

The Cornell defense, with David Jones, XXXX, Jelani Taylor, William Baker and Eric Stoxstill-Diggs in pursuit, brings down a Harvard ball-carrier during a 35-22 loss at Harvard on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at Harvard Stadium in Cambridge, Mass.