Football Set to Host Columbia Saturday on Senior Day

Harvard's senior class (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard football will return home to host Columbia in the final game of the year at Harvard Stadium Saturday, Nov. 3 at 12 p.m. The game, which will also serve as Senior Day of the Class of 2018, will be shown live on ESPN+ and NESN and will be carried over the radio on Bloomberg WRCA (1330 AM/106.1 FM). 

The Crimson heads into the game 3-4 overall and 1-3 in the Ivy League, while the Lions are 4-3 and 1-3 in the Ancient Eight. 

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What to Know
- Prior to Saturday's game, Harvard will honor the 31 members of its senior class. This group of student-athletes has posted a 24-13 overall record, a 15-10 Ivy League mark and a 9-3 record against non-conference opponents. The senior class also helped the Crimson win a share of the 2015 Ivy League title and was part of Harvard's 22-game win streak from 2013-15.

- Running back Aaron Shampklin, the Ivy League's leading rusher with 117.7 yards per game, scored his team-high eighth touchdown of the year last week at Dartmouth. Quarterback Tom Stewart completed 24-of-42 passes for 270 yards and also led the team with 76 rushing yards, including a 22-yard score. 

- Harvard has scored points in an Ivy League and school-record 205-consecutive games. The Crimson has not been shut out since a 24-0 loss to Columbia in the 1998 season opener.

- Jake McIntyre, who is on the Fred Mitchell Award Kick-Off Watch List for the top placekicker in the FCS, has moved into fourth in program history for career scoring among kicker with 147 career points.

- Harvard rank fourth in the country in fewest penalty yards per game (33.71) and 13th in third-down conversion defense (.293) Jake McIntyre is averaging 1.57 field goals per game, good for fifth in the nation, and is 14th in field-goal percentage (.846). Aaron Shampklin is eighth with 117.7 rushing yards per game and 14th with 6.75 yards per rush.