Spring Football Game Report

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.  – Harvard completed its 2013 spring football season on Saturday night with the Crimson-White Game at Harvard Stadium. The annual spring game ended in a 7-7 tie.

The only scoring of the contest came in the second quarter. Tanner Wrisley rushed the ball seven yards to put the White on the scoreboard first. The Crimson answered with an 80-yard scoring attack in two plays over 49 seconds that included a 74-yard rush for a score by Paul Stanton, Jr., to knot the game at seven each.  

Aside from the second frame the offense moved the ball, but was forced into seven punts on the night. David Bicknell ripped off a 49-yard punt in the second quarter and pinned one inside the 20 yard line.

The passing game led the way with three QBs combining for 21 completions on 36 attempts for 144 yards, but the defense came up with four sacks in the game.

Connor Hempel was 13-of-22 for 113 yards while Wrisley was 7-of-12 for 27 yards. 

Seitu Smith had a game-high five receptions for 47 yards and Cameron Brate hauled in two catches for 21 yards. All told, eight different players caught a pass.

Defensively, Luke Zelon had 9.5 tackles including eight unassisted and 1.5 sacks while Zach Hodges and Connor Loftus had four solo tackles, respectively.