NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Kurt Rawlings threw for 390 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a two more scores as Yale beat Columbia, 45-10 in an Ivy League showdown Saturday afternoon.
Yale (6-1) is 3-1 in the Ivy League, a game behind both Princeton and Dartmouth. The Bulldogs lone loss was to Dartmouth and they face the Tigers November 16.
Rawlings hit J.P. Shohfi with a 17-yard touchdown a minute into the game, then ran for a 5-yard score and fired 23-yards to Darrion Carrington, both in the final five minutes of the first half to make it 21-3 at intermission.
Rawlings capped a seven-play, 90-yard drive to open the fourth quarter, scoring on a 1-yard run. Zane Dudek broke off a 45-yard touchdown run minutes later to put the game away.
Ty Lenhart was 17 of 38 for 165 yards and a touchdown for the Lions (2-5, 1-3).