Winters Totals 211 All-Purpose Yards In Spring Football Game

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Collier Winters passed for 177 yards and ran for 34 with two touchdowns Saturday night while D.J. Monroe and Anthony Spadafino had game-highs of six tackles apiece to lead Harvard in its annual Crimson-White Spring Football Game at Harvard Stadium.

The format for the game saw Harvard’s first team offense up against its first team defense and likewise with the second units. The evenly-matched game saw the offense put up 21 poitns while the defense recovered a fumble in the end zone and finished the game with an interception at the goal line by Dan Minamide.

Winters completed 12 of 17 passes with a long of 67 yards, coming on a picture perfect play fake, hitting Chris Lorditch in stride for a touchdown to start the second half. Winters later scored on a devastating two-yard option fake and supplied another highlight with a 38-yard completion to Rich Zajeski on a misdirection pass back.

Treavor Scales accounted for Harvard’s other offensive score with his one-yard scamper.

Harvard’s other quarterbacks also played well with Colton Chapple completing 6-of-9 passes for 38 yards and Andrew Hatch registering four completions for 81 yards. Matt Simpson was 2-of-4 while running the offense late.

In all, 13 different players recorded a catch with Marco Iannuzzi leading in that category with five catches for 18 yards.

Defensively, Anthony Rotio led the White team with two tackles for a loss while Brian Reilly, David Sklar and Nnamdi Obukwelu all had pass sacks. Anthony Russ recovered a fumble.

On special teams, Patrick Dombrowski handled all kicking and punting duties, making all four PATs with plenty of room to spare and averaging 31.8 yards per punt on six tries with two pinned inside the 20 yard line.