Cornell Football

Cornell football’s offensive line during a game last year against Dartmouth.

Ithaca 59 St. Lawrence 20

The 11th-ranked Ithaca College football team breezed passed St. Lawrence University by nearly 30 points on Oct. 5.

Quarterback Joe Germinerio completed 19 of 27 passing attempts for 306 yards and four touchdowns. Germinerio also scored once on the ground and tied for the team lead in rushing yards with 47. Will Gladney was the leading receiver for the college, catching eight passes for 135 yards and three touchdowns. Michael Anderson snagged five passes for 97 yards. Isaiah D'Haiti had eight touches for 46 yards and a score, Chase Hebron ran for a score and Austin Hedglen caught a touchdown pass.

On defense, Kevin Schoch tied for the team lead in total tackles with five and picked off a pass. Khiry Brown and Drew Brenner also recorded five total tackles in the contest. Robinson made four total tackles, forced a fumble and broke up a pair of passes. Nick Garone intercepted a pass and blocked an extra point attempt. Chris Alexander recorded a sack and broke up a pass. Michael Roumes and David Nieto both tallied an interception. Roumes returned his interception 70 yards for a touchdown.

The Bombers improves its record to 4–0 while St. Lawrence falls to 2–3. Ithaca will play at home against Buffalo State College at 1 p.m. on Oct. 12.

Georgetown 14 Cornell 8

While holding the Hoyas to just a pair of touchdowns, the Cornell University football team only found the end zone once against Georgetown University on Oct. 5.

Harold Coles posted the lone score for the Big Red with a five-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Coles ran the ball 10 times for a team-high 65 yards in the game. Quarterback Mike Catanse completed 15 of 22 passing attempts for 112 yards and an interception.

Jake Stebbins led the squad in total tackles with 10, which included a sack. Jelani Taylor made seven total tackles, while Malik Leary and Logan Thut each had six. Michael Gillooley collect five total tackles and one sack. Mo Bradford picked off a pass.

Cornell falls to 1–2 on the season, while Georgetown improves its record to 4–1. The Big Red will travel to Cambridge, MA to play against Harvard University at 1 p.m. on Oct. 12.

In high school football news, Ithaca defeated Watkins Glen/Odessa-Montour 20–14 on Oct. 4. Ithaca moves to 2–3 while Watlkins Geln/Odessa-Montour drops to 1–4.


Sports Editor

Andrew is the sports editor as well as a news reporter for the Ithaca Times/Finger Lakes Community Newspapers. He also enjoys writing personal essays in his spare time.

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