Dartmouth 35, Holy Cross 6
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) _ Dartmouth quarterback Pete Sellers fired three touchdown passes to lead the Big Green over Holy Cross 35-6 on Saturday.
Dartmouth (2-0) took advantage of penalties and turnovers by the Crusaders to win its 19th consecutive game _ a streak dating back to October 7, 1995. Holy Cross fell to 1-2.
Less than five minutes into the first quarter Dartmouth capitalized on a Crusader mistake, sacking Holy Cross punter Joe Repshis for a 7-yard loss on a fake punt. Dylan Karczewski scored on a 9-yard run to cap a 10-play, 43-yard drive, giving Dartmouth a 7-0 lead with the extra point.
In the second quarter Sellers passed for two touchdowns to extend the lead to 21-0. The first was a 7-yard toss to Jeff Link. The second, a 1-yard shot to Zach Ellis which capped a 39-yard drive.
Sellers completed his third touchdown pass for 18 yards to Adam Young in the third quarter and Eric Davis scored on a 35-yard run with 5:47 remaining.
Holy Cross finally got on the board with 1:37 remaining in the game when sub quarterback Byron Stapp completed a 14-yard pass to Jack Egle.