Dartmouth tops Cornell 35-24 behind Kyler, Gerbino
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Derek Kyler threw for two touchdowns, Jared Gerbino ran for two scores and Dartmouth capitalized on two turnovers to beat Cornell 35-24 on Saturday.
Kyler, 12 of 20 for 167 yards with two interceptions, hit Jake Guidone on a 27-yard TD pass on the opening drive, J.J. Jones III on a 22-yarder on the second drive and Rashaad Copper ran it in from the 7 on the third.
Jones' TD was set up by Isiah Swann's interception and Gerbino's second 1-yard TD run was set up by Kyran McKinney's fumble recovery.
Gerbino gained 106 yards on 19 carries for Dartmouth (8-1, 5-1 Ivy League) to reach 1,000 career rushing yards. He scored twice in the third quarter.
Cornell closed to 21-17 in the second quarter, with Harold Coles scoring on a 7-yard run, Zach May kicking a 43-yard field goal, and Coles catching a 21-yard TD pass from Dalton Banks.
Banks, 28 of 40 for 263 yards, also threw a 3-yard TD pass to Lars Pedersen.