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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Weekend Preview - Harvard vs. Cornell

This week the Harvard Crimson face-off against the Cornell Big Red in what's sure to be a high-scoring, slug-fest of a match. This game pits the offensive prowess of Harvard, who have this weeks Ive League Offensive Player of the Week, quarterback Colton Chapple, as well as running back Trevor Scales, who was the back-to-back Ive League Offensive Player of the Week two weeks prior, against Cornell's Jeff Matthews, who was last years Ive League Offensive Player of the Year.

Last week, The Crimson had a massive victory over the Holy Cross Crusaders, overpowering them 52-3. Chapple threw 13-18 for 260 yards and 4 touchdowns, in addition to running one in himself. This game set the school record for most points in a half , with 49 of the 52 points coming in the first half. Not to be outdone, The Big Red had a 15-10 victory over the Bucknell Bisons, with Matthews throwing for 278 yards and running in a touchdown of his own.

Be sure to tune-in folks, it's sure to be one of the most memorable games of the season.

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