WASHINGTON, D.C. – Harvard football held Georgetown to just 201 yards of total offense, and just 46 on the ground, while the Crimson went for 457 yards on its way to a dominant 41-2 victory Saturday afternoon at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. The Crimson scored a touchdown in all three facets of the game. Charlie Booker III scored twice on the ground, Henry Taylor caught his first career TD reception, Raishaun McGhee returned an interception for a score and Justice Shelton-Mosley returned his second career punt for a touchdown.
Harvard got on the scoreboard with a 91-yard punt return for a touchdown by Shelton-Mosley at the 12:38 mark. The score set a new Harvard record for longest punt return for a TD in school history. Later in the first, Harvard doubled its lead to 14-0 after Booker rushed for an 11-yard score at 5:56.
Early on in the second, Raishuan McGhee picked off a pass by Clay Norris and returned it 23 yards to the endzone making it 21-0, at 14:32. Minutes later, Jake McIntyre booted a 26-yard field goal to extend the Crimson lead to 24-0 at 8:20.
Following a safety by Georgetown, Booker pushed through the line of scrimmage for a 1-yard TD with 28 seconds left in the second to make it 31-2. At 9:39 of the third, McIntyre nailed his second field-goal, this time from 39 yards out, a new career-best.
Harvard capped the scoring with a 30-yard TD reception from Joe Viviano to Henry Taylor with 10:05 remaining.
- Justice Shelton-Mosley's 91-yard punt return was the longest in school history. The previous best was 89 yards by Hal Moffie against Holy Cross in 1948.
- Shelton-Mosley had four receptions, moving him to 12th all-time with 98 catches.
-Charlie Booker III scored two touchdowns for the second-straight game.
-Jake McIntyre hit a career-long 39 yard field goal in the third quarter.
- With Raishaun McGhee's 23-yard interception return for a TD, Harvard has an INT return for a score in two-straight games.
- Harvard is now 4-0 all-time against Georgetown, with all four wins coming in the last four years.
- The Crimson improves to 312-6-1 in its history when scoring 30 or more points.
- Tim Murphy, The Thomas Stephenson Family Head Coach for Harvard Football, is now three wins away from 200 (197-112-1).
Harvard will head to Ithaca, New York to visit Cornell Saturday, Oct. 7. The game, scheduled for a 1:30 p.m. kickoff, will be broadcast on Eleven Sports.