Joe DiGiacomo passed for 206 yards and two touchdowns and Everett's Matt Nuzzo scored his first varsity touchdown as Brown beat Georgetown, 34-21, in Providence yesterday and matched a school record with its ninth consecutive win dating to last season.
Georgetown (1-2) scored its first first-quarter touchdown since Nov. 20, 2004 against Holy Cross when Ben Hostetler threw a 38-yard pass to Kenny Mitchell with 9:04 left in the quarter.
Brown (1-0) countered with 34 straight points. The Bears tied the game at 7-7 on Brandon Markey's 3-yard run 1:28 into the second quarter.
DiGiacomo put Brown ahead for good when he threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Lonnie Hill, capping a 90-yard, 11-play drive.
DiGiacomo threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Colin Cloherty for a 20-7 lead just 33 seconds before halftime, then Jonathan May's interception on the first play of the third quarter set up Akin Oyalowo's 1-yard touchdown run.
Backup quarterback Nuzzo scored on a 27-yard run for a 34-7 lead.
Georgetown's Matt Bassuener threw a pair of touchdown passes in the fourth quarter, 9 yards to Sidney Baker and 4 yards to Mitchell.
Zak DeOssie made 14 tackles to lead a Brown defense that held Georgetown to 58 yards rushing.
San Diego 43, Yale 17 -- Junior Josh Johnson threw for four touchdowns and ran 46 yards for another as the Toreros won in New Haven and exended the longest current win streak in Division 1-AA to 11 games.
Colgate 28, Dartmouth 7 -- Jordan Scott ran for three touchdowns and 169 yards to lead the host Raiders (1-1) over the Big Green (0-1).
Bucknell 20, Cornell 5 -- Quarterback Andrew Lair ran for 77 yards and a touchdown and Peter Kaufman scored on a 41-yard run on the last play of the first quarter as the host Bison (2-1) stopped the Big Red (0-1).
Princeton 14, Lehigh 10 -- Rob Toresco scored on a 7-yard run and Jeff Terrell threw a 12-yard scoring pass to Adam Berry in the third quarter as the Tigers (1-0) rallied to beat the Mountain Hawks in Bethlehem, Pa.
Penn 21, Lafayette 11 -- Joe Sandberg rushed for 166 yards and scored two touchdowns for the Quakers (1-0) in their win over the Leopards (2-1) in Easton, Pa.
Columbia 37, Fordham 7 -- In New York, Craig Hormann passed for 154 yards and a touchdown as the Lions (1-0) rolled past the Rams (1-2).