Princeton finishes with its 1st perfect season since 1964
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — John Lovett passed for 255 yards and three touchdowns, and rushed for 123 yards and a score, and Princeton beat Pennsylvania 42-14 on Saturday for its first perfect season since 1964.
It was Princeton’s fourth outright Ivy League title, but its first since 1995.
Lovett was 20-of-28 passing and carried it 20 times, scoring on the ground for an Ivy-record 20th straight game. All three touchdown passes went to Jesper Horsted, who made eight grabs for 165 yards, while topping a program record with his 194th career reception. Stephen Carlson also made eight catches for 79 yards.
Charlie Volker added 85 yards and a touchdown for Princeton (10-0, 7-0), which is ranked ninth in the FCS coaches’poll. Horsted also had a rushing score.
Nick Robinson threw for two touchdowns for Penn (6-4, 3-4), which finished with a winning season for the fourth time since Ray Priore became the head coach.