Philly Sports Live

Defense comes up Big as Penn Takes down Brown 21-14

Philadelphia PA: As the month of October comes to a close, it gets to the point where you find out where you are during the season and that is what we had on Saturday afternoon as the Penn Quakers took on Brown Bears from Franklin Field on the campus of University of Pennsylvania. Penn comes into game with (4-2, 3-0 in Ivy League) and off a dominating win over Yale while Brown enter game against Penn with (2-4, 1-2 in Ivy League) and off a OT win over Cornell. Penn took down Brown 48-24 at Brown last year.

Penn scored the games first points as QB Alex Torgersen finds WR Justin Watson from 67 yards for the early 7-0 lead.Quakers would add to the lead in the 2nd quarter as QB Alex Torgersen finds WR Christian Pearson from 17 yards out to make it 14-0 in 2nd quarter. The Quakers added to the lead as RB Tre Soloman runs in 1 yard TD as Penn would take a 21-0 lead into halftime.

Penn would stop Brown on 4th down in the 3rd. After Penn stopped them, they would fumble the ball back to Brown and they would finally get on the board with touchdown, then Brown would score late to end the 3rd quarter. Penn would stop Brown again in this game on 4th down, took ball down the field and Penn would miss a 33 yard field goal to keep Brown in the game. Brown would drive down and they have their pass picked off in the end zone as the defense comes up with the big stop. crowd of 8047 saw the Penn Quakers win 21-14 in a tight defensive game. With the win, Penn goes to 5-2, 4-0 in Ivy league as they now prepare to take on Princeton next week while Brown falls to 2-5, 1-3 in Ivy league with the loss now head to encounter with Yale next week.

Final Stats:

Penn Quakers:
QB Alek Torgersen: 20-31 for 284 yards, 2 Pass TD, 18 rush attempts for 53 yards
RB Tre Solomon: 17 rush attempts for 53 yards and 1 Rush TD, 2 catches for 7 yards
WR Justin Watson: 11 catches for 210 Yards and 1 TD

Brown Bears:
QB Thomas Linta: 22-34 for 216 yards, 1 INT
RB/WR Livingstone Harriott: 16 rush attempts for 88 yards
WR Garrett Swanky: 5 catches for 100 yards


Penn Coach Ray Priore: