(1-3, 0-2 Ivy)
(3-1, 1-1 Ivy)
12:00 PM ET, October 9, 2010
Harvard Stadium, Cambridge, MA
Passing: J. Mathews (COR) - 125 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: G. Gordon (HARV) - 21 CAR, 158 YDS, 1 TD
Receiving: S. Savage (RICH) - 7 REC, 55 YDS, 1 TD
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Gino Gordon ran for 158 yards and a touchdown to help Harvard defeat Cornell 31-17 on Saturday.
The Crimson (3-1, 1-1 Ivy League) finished with 314 yards on the ground for their second 300 yard rushing game in as many weeks. Harvard ran for 311 yards a week before against Lafayette.
The ground attack proved a potent weapon for Harvard, which held the ball for 31:18 minutes compared to 28:42 by Cornell (1-3, 0-2).
Gordon ran for the only score of the first half -- a 19-yard TD with 3:35 left.
The Crimson pushed their lead to 24-3 on a 43-yard touchdown run by Rich Zajoski with 8:29 remaining to pull away.
Treavor Scales had 93 yards on 11 carries and Colton Chapple was 16-for-35 with 191 yards and a touchdown for Harvard.
The Big Red were led by Jeff Matthews with 125 yards and two touchdowns on 16-for-33 passing.