Scores

Final

Harvard 22

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Holy Cross 30

(2-1, 2-1 home)

1:00 PM ET, September 17, 2011

Fitton Field, Worcester, MA

1 2 3 4 T
HARV 7 7 0 822
HC 3 17 3 730

Top Performers

Passing: R. Taggart (HC) - 320 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: R. Taggart (HC) - 9 CAR, 34 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: M. Fess (HC) - 5 REC, 102 YDS

Holy Cross rides 27-0 scoring surge by Harvard

Associated Press

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Andrew Zitnik returned an interception 97 yards to cap a Holy Cross scoring surge in the Crusaders' 30-22 win over Harvard on Saturday.

Holy Cross (2-1) trailed 14-3 with 14:27 left in the second quarter before outscoring the Crimson 27-0.

Ryan Taggart threw a 68-yard TD to Josh Hauser, before running for a 1-yard score to put the Crusaders ahead for good, 17-14, with 9:43 left in the first half. John Macomber added two field goals and Andrew Zitnik returned his interception three yards short of the school record to round out the Crusaders' scoring.

Taggart had 320 yards on 22 of 35 passing, and Mike Fess had 102 yards on five catches as three different Crusaders' receivers had five catches, and four had more than 40 yards receiving.

Collier winters had for 265 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions on 25 of 41 passing in the Crimson's season opener.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HARV
HC
1st Downs1918
Total Yards372420
Passing265320
Rushing107100
Penalties9-504-30
3rd Down Conversions8-165-15
4th Down Conversions0-21-2
Turnovers30
Possession26:2633:34

Passing Leaders

HarvardC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Winters25/412656.522
Holy CrossC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Taggart22/353209.110

Rushing Leaders

HarvardCARYDSAVGTDLG
Scales16684.309
Boden2157.5011
Holy CrossCARYDSAVGTDLG
Woods13372.808
Taggart9343.8110

Receiving Leaders

HarvardRECYDSAVGTDLG
Lorditch7689.7017
Sarkisian46817.0146
Holy CrossRECYDSAVGTDLG
Fess510220.4054
Hauser16868.0168

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERHARVHC
FG11:02John Macomber 22 Yd 03
TD06:20Collier Winters 4 Yd Run (David Mothander Kick) 73
SECOND QUARTERHARVHC
TD14:27Kyle Juszczyk 7 Yd Pass From Collier Winters (David Mothander Kick) 143
TD14:09Josh Hauser 68 Yd Pass From Ryan Taggart (John Macomber Kick) 1410
TD09:43Ryan Taggart 1 Yd Run (John Macomber Kick) 1417
FG03:25John Macomber 27 Yd 1420
THIRD QUARTERHARVHC
FG01:59John Macomber 37 Yd 1423
FOURTH QUARTERHARVHC
TD13:47Andrew Zitnik 97 Yd Interception Return (John Macomber Kick) 1430
TD12:22Alex Sarkisian 46 Yd Pass From Collier Winters (Collier Winters Run For Two-Point Conversion) 2230