Saturday on ASN: Penn ends Harvard's 22-game winning streak
Quarterback Scott Hosch started 14 of Harvard's last 18 consecutive wins.
Harvard 24, Dartmouth 21
Nov. 2, 2013
Andrew Flesher nailed his fourth field goal of the game with 48 seconds remaining, a 23-yarder, as the Crimson bounced back from a 51-48 loss to Princeton in triple-overtime a week earlier. Paul Stanton Jr. ran 26 times for 146 yards.
Harvard 34, Columbia 0
Nov. 9, 2013
Quarterback Conner Hempel completed 19 of 32 passes for 185 yards passing and ran for two touchdowns. Paul Stanton Jr. added 78 yards rushing on three carries and the defense held Columbia to 216 total yards to shut out the Lions for the second consecutive season.
Harvard 38, Penn 30
Nov. 16, 2013
The Crimson withstood a 30-0 run by Penn to close the game. Conner Hempel completed his first 11 passes, finishing 21-of-25 for 227 yards and two touchdowns as Harvard built a 38-0 lead early in the third quarter before the Quakers rallied.
Harvard 34, Yale 7
Nov. 23, 2013
Paul Stanton Jr. scored four total touchdowns, tying Eddie Mahan’s school record against Yale in 1915, as Crimson extended their longest winning streak against the Bulldogs to seven in a row. It was also Harvard's 250th Ivy League victory, making it the first team to reach the milestone.
Harvard 41, Holy Cross 18
Sept. 19, 2014
Andrew Casten rushed for a career-high 153 yards and three touchdowns and Zack Hodges tied the school’s career sack record with 20.5 as the Crimson won for the 12th time in 14 season-openers under head coach Tim Murphy.
Harvard 22, Brown 14
Sept. 27, 2014
Paul Stanton Jr. rushed for 120 yards and a touchdown and Andrew Fischer pulled in a career-high 12 receptions for 115 yards, including one touchdown. Making his first start at quarterback, Scott Hosch completed 24-of-34 passes for 234 yards with a touchdown. He also ran for a score.
Harvard 34, Georgetown 3
Oct. 4, 2014
In his second-career start, senior Andrew Casten rushed for 139 yards and four touchdowns on 19 carries. He was one TD shy of the school single-game record held by Tom Ossman at Brown in 1951. Casten also caught two passes for 49 yards.
Harvard 24, Cornell 7
Oct. 11, 2014
With a 7-yard takedown of Cornell quarterback Jake Jatis in the first quarter, senior Zack Hodges set the school career record with 22 career sacks. The defense held Cornell to 35 rushing yards on 34 attempts while the offense tied the Ivy League record by scoring in 162 consecutive games.
Harvard 24, Lafayette 14
Oct. 18, 2014
Paul Stanton notched his sixth career 100-yard rushing game and wide receiver Andrew Fischer totaled 237 all-purpose yards with a touchdown. His performance marked the first time since Oct. 22, 2011, that a Crimson player eclipsed 200 all-purpose yards in a game.
Harvard 49, Princeton 7
Oct. 25, 2014
Conner Hempel had a career-high 382 yards on 25-of-31 passing and the Crimson amassed a school record 698 total as head coach Tim Murphy picked up the 100th Ivy League win of his career. He became the fourth Ancient Eight coach to earn that distinction.
Harvard 23, Dartmouth 12
Nov. 1, 2014
Paul Stanton Jr. ran for a career-high 180 yards and two touchdowns, surpassing his previous career-high of 145 rushing yards in a 24-21 win against Dartmouth on Nov. 2, 2013. He also caught three passes for 55 yards.
Harvard 45, Columbia 0
Nov. 8, 2014
Two pick-sixes by Connor Sheehan highlighted a dominant performance by the Crimson defense as they improved to 8-0 for the third time under head coach Tim Murphy (2001 and 2004). The Crimson shut out Columbia for the third consecutive year while forcing six turnovers.
Harvard 34, Penn 24
Nov. 15, 2014
Paul Stanton, Jr. rushed for three touchdowns and a career-high 235 yards, the third most for a single-game in school history, and the Crimson rallied from a 24-17 deficit in the fourth quarter. Scott Hosch hit Tyler Hamblin on a 28-yard touchdown pass for the game-winning score.
Harvard 31, Yale 24
Nov. 22, 2014
Conner Hempel hit Andrew Fischer for a 35-yard touchdown with 55 seconds remaining and Scott Peters picked off Morgan Roberts' final pass to seal the victory and Harvard’s third 10-0 season under head coach Tim Murphy. Yale had rallied from a 21-7 deficit to take the lead heading into the final minute.
Harvard 41, Rhode Island 10
Sept. 19, 2015
Quarterback Scott Hosch passed for a career-high 336 yards and three touchdowns. Five receivers recorded more than 50 yards, led by Anthony Firkser (two catches for 78 yards). Andrew Fischer had five receptions for 68 yards and amassed 127 all-purpose yards.
Harvard 53, Brown 27
Sept. 26, 2015
Quarterback Scott Hosch threw for three touchdowns in the first half and the Crimson scored their most points against Brown since 1893 (58). All phases contributed as Jacob Lindsey scored on a fumble recovery and Zach Miller blocked a Brown punt to force a safety
Harvard 45, Georgetown 0
Oct. 3, 2015
An imposing defense and a steady rushing attack — led by freshman Noah Reimers (64 yards, 3 touchdowns) and senior Paul Stanton Jr. (113 yards, 2 touchdowns) — deliver career win No. 150 to Crimson head coach Tim Murphy.
Harvard 40, Cornell 3
Oct. 10, 2015
Scott Hosch threw three touchdown passes and ran for another, and Paul Stanton Jr. gained 101 yards on 17 carries with a touchdown as Harvard won its 18th consecutive game — tied for the ninth-longest win streak in FCS history.
Harvard 42, Lafayette 0
Oct. 17, 2015
Soctt Hosch passed for 272 yards and one touchdown, Paul Stanton Jr. rushed for 123 yards and two TDs and Ben Braunecker had 123 yards receiving with a score as Harvard won its 19th consecutive game — tied for the eighth-longest winning streak in FCS.
Harvard 42, Princeton 7
Oct. 24, 2015
Scott Hosch passed for a career-high 437 yards with two touchdowns and ran for another score. It was the third-highest single-game passing total in Crimson history. Paul Stanton Jr., who rushed for 119 yards, ran for two touchdowns, giving him 36 in his caareer — second-most in school history.
Harvard 14, Dartmouth 13
Oct. 30, 2015
Harvard trailed for all but 38 seconds and survived three turnovers, a blocked field goal and a goal-line stand by Dartmouth to win its 21st consecutive game. The Crimson scored twice in the fourth quarter, taking the lead in the waning seconds on Scott Hosch's touchdown pass toJustice Shelton-Mosley. Stone Hart blocked a field-goal attempt with one second remaining as the Crimson extended its Ivy League winning streak to 15 games.
Harvard 24, Columbia 16
Nov. 7, 2015
Justice Shelton-Mosley amassed 270 all-purpose yards, including an 86-yard punt return for a touchdown, as the Crimson extend their win streak to 22 games — the third-longest streak in program history. It was also Harvard's 16th consecutive Ivy League win and 14th road win in a row, both school records.
With a chance clinch a share of the Ivy League championship Saturday on ASN, Harvard lost to Penn, 35-25, ending the third-longest winning streak in FCS history at 22 games.
Justin Watson totaled 249 yards and two touchdowns for Penn (6-3, 5-1 Ivy League) and the Quakers shut out the Crimson (8-1, 5-1) in the second half to end Harvard's 11-game home and 16-game Ivy League winning streaks.
Harvard, which was one of nine undefeated teams remaining in Division I, had last lost on Oct. 26, 2013 — 51-48 in triple overtime to Princeton.
Click on the crimson bars for recaps of Harvard's 22 consecutive wins.
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