Penn 27, Columbia 20

Billy Ragone scored his second touchdown of the day on a 7-yard

run with 25 seconds remaining and Pennsylvania edged Columbia 27-20

on Saturday.

The late score gave Penn its third straight win this season and

kept Columbia winless in the series since 1996.

The Lions led 17-10 at halftime after Hamilton Garner scored on

a 16-yard touchdown pass from Sean Brackett with 13:38 to play in

the second quarter. After a 3-yard run by Brian Colavita early in

the fourth gave Penn a 20-17 lead, Columbia tied it at 20-20 on a

35-yard field goal by Luke Eddy with 1:36 left in the game.

Penn (3-2, 2-0 Ivy League) got the game-winner on its next

possession. Ragone ended with 185 yards passing and 39 yards


Sean Brackett passed for 218 yards and a touchdown for the Lions

(0-5, 0-2), but was intercepted twice.