Yale 33, Princeton 24

Patrick Witt threw for three touchdowns and Yale defeated

Princeton 33-24 on Saturday.

Witt finished with 379 yards on 26 of 33 passes to lead a potent

Bulldogs’ offense. Yale (5-4, 4-2 Ivy League) put up 500 yards,

including 277 on the ground, while holding the Tigers to 326 yards

of total offense.

Princeton (1-8, 1-5) brought it within six, 30-24, on Chuck

Dibilio’s 6-yard touchdown with 9:38 remaining. But, on the ensuing

possession, Yale ate up 6:18 and scored on a 27-yard field goal by

Philippe Panico.

The Tigers then went three-and-out on their next possession, and

Mark Hayes fumbled the ball at the Princeton 41-yard line on their

final play with 42 second left.

Jackson Liguori had 123 yards on 10 catches for Yale, which has

won eight of the last 10 against Princeton.

Dibilio finished with three touchdowns and 178 yards on 31

carries.