Penn defeats Dartmouth 30-24

October 3, 2009 4:22:56 PM PDT
Lyle Marsh rushed for 130 yards and Penn defeated Dartmouth 30-24 in the Ivy League opener for both teams on Saturday. The Quakers (1-2, 1-0) had 288 rushing yards and extended the Big Green's losing streak to 15 games.

Penn took a 27-17 lead early in the fourth quarter when Luke DeLuca scored on a 1-yard run. DeLuca's run came one play after Brad Blackmon rushed for 55 yards on third-and-2.

Andrew Samson then kicked a 29-yard field goal with 1:09 left to play. Samson finished with three field goals, including kicks of 39 and 35 yards.

The Quakers opened the scoring on a Jim McGoldrick blocked punt of Matthew Kelly in the end zone for a 7-0 lead with 12:50 left in the first quarter.

Alex Jenny was 23-for-38 with 204 yards, two touchdowns and one interception for the Big Green (0-3, 0-1).

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