Brown holds on to beat Cornell 42-35

Patrick Donnelly tossed three touchdowns and threw for 295 yards

to help Brown hold off Cornell 42-35 on Saturday.

Jordan Reisner led Brown (4-2, 1-2 Ivy League) with 110 yards on

the ground and one score. The Bears have now won nine of their last

ten games at Cornell’s home field.

Brown held a 35-14 advantage after three quarters, but Cornell

stormed back as Jeff Mathews connected with Grant Gellatly on two

touchdowns early in the fourth quarter. Brown answered with a

4-yard score by Andrew Coke to push Brown’s lead to 42-28. Cornell

came right back and scored on a Mathews 2-yard run with 4:33


Cornell had the ball with under 2:30 to play, but Mathews

fumbled on the first play of the drive to seal it for Brown.

Mathews scored a career-high five touchdowns which tied a school

record for Cornell (1-5, 0-3).