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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Jameson Wang passed for a touchdown and ran for another touchdown, and Jackson Kennedy kicked the game-winning 30-yard field goal as time expired to help Cornell beat Yale 23-21 on Saturday.
Nolan Grooms threw a 30-yard pass to Mason Tipton that gave the Bulldogs a 21-20 lead with 3:14 to play, but Wang led a 13-play, 56-yard drive, including a third-and-10 pass to Doryn. Smith for a 22-yard gain at midfield – to set up Kennedy’s game-winner.
Wang completed 26 of 36 passes for 197 yards and a touchdown for Cornell (2-0, 1-0 Ivy League)
Yale (0-2, 0-1), which lost 49-24 to then-No. 5 (FCS Coaches Poll) Holy Cross in its home opener, is 22-6 at home since the start of the 2017 season but has lost two straight games in the Yale Bowl.
Cornell drove 70 yards in 12 plays — including a fourth-down conversion — on the first drive of the third quarter, capped by Wang’s 1-yard run and, after Yale scored three points, the Big Red took over at the Bulldogs 40. Wang ran 6 yards on a fourth-and-6 from the 18 to give Colgate another set of downs and set up his 3-yard pass to Nicholas Laboy to take a 17-14 lead with 4: 04 to play before the match. fourth trimester.
Tre Peterson opened the scoring with a 2-yard run and Grooms threw a deep pass to Chase Nenad, who ran the final 10 yards for a 48-yard touchdown to give Yale a 14-0 lead heading into the second quarter .
Yale, the defending Ivy League champion, has opened Ivy League play against Cornell every season since 2000 and is 16-7 in those games.
Grooms completed 7 of 18 passes for 129 yards with a touchdown and an interception and added 15 carries for 76 yards on the ground for the Bulldogs.
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