Philly College Football Week In Review – Games of October 22, 2011


October 22, 2011 Games

Connor Loftus

PENN – Overall 4 – 2, Ivy League 3 – 0

Result – Won 37 – 25 vs. Yale at Franklin Field

Summary – Coach Al Bagnoli won his 100th Ivy League game as Penn overcame another 4th quarter deficit beating Yale 37 – 25.  Penn trailed 20 – 10 going into the final stanza, but recovered an on-side kick by Freshman Kicker Connor Loftus leading to the go-ahead touchdown on a TD Pass from Billy Ragone to Ryan Calvert.  Later in the quarter another short Penn kick was fumbled by the return team.  Penn recovered, then got a 25 yard touchdown run by Brandon Colavita to take a 37 – 23 lead.  Ragone was 17 – 24 for 236 yards and 3 touchdowns.  Ragone added 96 yards rushing.  Colavita carried the ball
18 times for 156 yards and a touchdown.  Alex Thomas ran for 205 yards for Yale.

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Next Game – October 29 at Brown


TEMPLE – Overall 5 – 3, MAC 3 -2

Result – Lost 13 –10 at Bowling Green

Summary – Temple suffered its first road loss of the season committing 12 penalties en route to the loss.  Junior Running Back Bernard Pierce scored his 18th career touchdown, and ran for 107 yards. Running Back Matt Brown totaled 119 yards on the ground.  It was the fourth time the tandem has run for over 100 yards each.

Next Game – November 2 at Ohio U







VILLANOVA – Overall 1 – 7, 0 – 5 CAA

Result – Lost 37 – 14 vs. # 21 Old Dominion at Villanova Stadium

Summary – Villanova suffered its fourth consecutive loss against a ranked opponent.  The Wildcats turned the ball over 4 times, 3 lost fumbles and an interception.  Villanova got touchdowns on a TD pass from Quarterback Dustin Thomas to Joe Price, and a 20 yard touchdown run by Freshman Running Back Austin Medley.  This game was the first ever meeting between the schools on the football field.

Next Game – October 29 vs. #8 Maine at Villanova Stadium

Villanova Coach Andy Talley


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