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Early Mistakes Prove Costly As #17 Princeton Rolls Past Football
By CornellBigRed.com

October 29, 2018

PRINCETON, N.J. — The unbeaten, nationally-ranked Tigers turned nearly every Cornell mistake into points and made a rainy, blustery day that much worse in a 66-0 win over the Big Red on Saturday afternoon at Princeton Stadium. No. 17 Princeton moved to 7-0 (4-1 Ivy), while the Big Red slipped to 3-4 (2-2 Ivy). The…

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In Dominant Fashion, Football Claims 1st Road Win at Brown Since 2002
By Miles Henshaw | Cornell Daily Sun

October 22, 2018

The last time Cornell football beat Brown in Providence, head coach David Archer ’05 was a sophomore suiting up for another game on the offensive line. Now on the sideline, he has led the team to a second consecutive win over the Bears. Cornell’s decisive 34-16 win Saturday, a year removed from a 34-7 Homecoming…

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Early Deficit No Obstacle As Football Storms Past Brown
By CornellBigRed.com

October 22, 2018

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Trailing 10-0 in a place Cornell hadn’t won in since 2002, the Big Red awoke in a big way and all three phases contributed to a 34-16 win at Brown on Saturday afternoon at Brown Stadium. The Big Red evened its record at 3-3 (2-1 Ivy), while the Bears fell to 1-5…

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Unbeaten Colgate Shuts Out Football in Lopsided Affair
By Raphy Gendler | Cornell Daily Sun

October 13, 2018

HAMILTON, N.Y. — Colgate entered Saturday having allowed just six points since week two of the season. After 60 minutes against Cornell football, that number stayed the exact same. Colgate’s defense proved why it’s the nation’s best on Saturday, shutting out the Red and giving the Raiders a decisive 31-0 victory. “If my quote from…

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Defense Pushes #17 Colgate Past Football, 31-0
By CornellBigRed.com

October 13, 2018

HAMILTON, N.Y. — The 100th all-time meeting between Cornell and Colgate was dominated by the Raiders’ top-ranked defense, as the home team posted its third shutout in four games with a 31-0 victory on Saturday afternoon at Andy Kerr Stadium. No. 17 Colgate improved to 6-0, while the Big Red fell to 2-3. Colgate, which…

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Fourth Quarter Rally Lifts Football Over Harvard, 28-24
By CornellBigRed.com

October 8, 2018

ITHACA, N.Y. – Staring at a double-digit deficit at home against Harvard for the second straight year, the Cornell football team was again undaunted. The result – the Big Red’s first win streak over the Crimson this century. Harold Coles rushed for a 34-yard touchdown, then Dalton Banks hit Owen Peters with a 33-yard touchdown…

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4th Quarter Comeback Fuels Football to 2nd Consecutive Win Over Harvard
By Zachary Silver | Cornell Daily Sun

October 6, 2018

Call it a rivalry based on earned confidence in Cambridge or call it the little brother mentality in Ithaca. No matter what you called it, this rivalry has seen Harvard long reign supreme over Cornell — on the gridiron, in the national rankings and, most palpable of all, in the self-deprecating jokes. But in regards…

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Fast Start Powers Football Past Unbeaten Sacred Heart, 43-24
By CornellBigRed.com

October 1, 2018

ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell scored on every first half offensive possession and once on defense and cruised to a 43-24 victory over previously unbeaten Sacred Heart on Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field to pick up its first win of the season. The Big Red improved to 1-2 on the year, while the Pioneers fell to…

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“Turnover Time” Finally Arrives in Football’s Win Over Sacred Heart
By Zachary Silver | Cornell Daily Sun

September 29, 2018

The stress of failing to secure a takeaway had started to weigh on the Cornell football defense. The defense had kept two high-flying offenses in check the first two weeks but had no turnovers to show despite the program’s “All About the Ball” mantra. That changed quickly in Saturday’s 43-24 defeat of Sacred Heart. When…

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Football Misses Opportunities, Comes Up Short Against Yale on Homecoming
By Zachary Silver | Cornell Daily Sun

September 26, 2018

As soon as final whistle against Yale last year, Cornell football couldn’t wait to learn when the rematch would be. What the Red was handed was the Homecoming game in front of its largest crowd of the season for the Ivy opener against the defending champs. Sign head coach David Archer ’05 up for that…

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