Football Team Falls to Cornell

The football team lost 41-38 against Cornell on Saturday.

The Hawks (3-3, 2-1) allowed 21 points in the fourth quarter that enabled Cornell to come away with the win.

The Blue and White’s offense out-gained Cornell’s 602-581. Kyle Frazier threw for 451 yards for MU, completing 35 of 45 passes. He threw four touchdown and zero interceptions in a losing effort.

Tristan Roberts was Frazier’s top target in the game. Roberts hauled in seven passes for 174 yards and a touchdown, including an 85-yard score in the second quarter.

Neal Sterling was another reliable target, grabbing five passes for 74 yards and a touchdown. Frazier also led the team running the ball. He carried the ball nine times for 62 yards. Julian Hayes had 14 carries for 41 yards and a touchdown.

Pat Gray, Dave Damirgian and Dan Sullivan led the MU defense with 10 tackles each. Sullivan and Dan O’hara combined for the team’s only sack.

Cornell’s Chris Amrhein was 33 of 56 passing for 525 yards and a touchdown.

Luke Tasker caught 11 of those passes for 280 yards and a score.

Silas Nacita carried the ball nine times for 20 yards and four touchdowns. He scored three of his touchdowns in the final quarter.

Brett Buehler led Cornell with 13 total tackles and also forced a fumble. Cadel Williams forced a fumble as well. Brian Gee and JJ Fives both recovered fumbles.

The Hawks look to rebound Saturday and break its twogame losing streak when they host Bryant for their Homecoming game. They look to get back on track in front of their home crowd in this pivotal Northeast Conference game.