Holy Cross 25, Dartmouth 17
Ryan Taggart threw two touchdown passes to lead Holy Cross over
Dartmouth 25-17 on Saturday.
Taggart ran for 176 yards and passed for 260 as the Crusaders
(3-3) beat the Big Green for the seventh time in the past eight
meetings. The win gives Holy Cross a 36-35-4 advantage in the
Gerald Mistretta was Taggart’s favorite target, with a
career-high 12 catches for 103 yards. Holy Cross never trailed as
Mistretta caught a 13-yard touchdown pass from Taggart with 9:56 to
play in the first quarter for a 7-0 lead.
The Crusaders racked up 522 yards total offense while holding
Dartmouth to 224 yards.
Nick Schwieger rushed for 112 yards and a touchdown on 22
carries for the Big Green (1-4), who have lost four in a row after
beating Colgate in the season opener. Three of their four losses
have been by eight points or less.