Penn outlasts Yale for a 28-17 victory
Ryan Becker threw two first-half touchdowns to lead Penn to a
28-17 victory over Yale Saturday.
After allowing an early field goal, Penn (4-2, 3-0 Ivy) rattled
off 28 straight points. Becker found Kyle Wilcox from 29 yards out
to give the Quakers a 7-3 lead. Following a Yale (3-3, 1-2) fumble,
Becker connected with Conner Scott for another 29-yard score.
Spencer Kulcsar and Adam Strouss each added a rushing touchdown
in the third quarter. Kyle Wilcox paced the ground attack with 129
yards on 23 carries while Kulcsar finished with 85 yards on 18
Yale quarterback Morgan Roberts did spark the Bulldogs on a late
comeback, hitting Grant Wallace and Deon Randall for touchdowns to
cut the lead to 28-17 in the fourth quarter. After a successful
onside kick, Penn defensive back Sam Chwarzynski picked off
Roberts, ending the comeback.
Chwarzynski finished the game with two interceptions.