Published November 17, 2012
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard quarterback Colton Chapple scrambled 18 yards for one touchdown and had a 61-yard run to set up another on Saturday to lead the Crimson to a 34-24 victory over Yale and their sixth consecutive victory in The Game.
It is the first time in a rivalry that started in 1875 that Harvard (8-2, 5-2 Ivy League) has beaten Yale six times in a row. Yale (2-8, 1-6) won six in a row from 1902-07 and eight in a row in the 1880s.
A game that was 3-3 at halftime broke open in the second, as emergency Yale quarterback Henry Furman — who's on the roster as a wide receiver — led the Elis to three second-half touchdowns.
But after Yale took a 24-20 lead midway through the fourth quarter, Chapple broke free on Harvard's first play for his 61-yard run.