Brown remained undefeated and tops in the Ivy League with a 28-24 win over Harvard.
Jessica Sawadago '14 opened the scoring 26 minutes in taking the ball off the back of a 5 meter scrum and diving over for the score. Erica Florenz ’13 converted and Brown led 7-0. Minutes before the half ended Harvard scored to bring the score to 7-5.
In the fifty-third minute fullback Saskia Morgan '16 found room down the sideline and raced in to score under the posts. Erica converted and Brown led 14-5. Three minutes later Michelle Vander Ploeg M’13 pressured the Harvard 10 into a mistake and turned over the ball. 'Ploeg spun the ball out to wing Patty Ekpo'15 who raced 40 meters for the score. Erica converted and Brown was in control 21-5. Harvard scored 8 minutes later to make it 21-10.
In 50th minute Jessica Sawadago picked off the back of a scrum and raced wide, scrumhalf Vanessa Munoz '13 offloaded the ball to a streaking Patty Ekpo, and Patty raced to the Harvard 5 before passing to Kiki Morgan in support. Kiki scored and Brown was up 28-10. The remaining 10 minutes featured some creative and confusing officiating allowing Harvard 2 tries. Brown stayed disciplined and closed out the match with a 28-24 win.
Brown remains unbeaten in the Ivy league for the 7th straight year.
Next Sunday Brown hosts Army in a non-league match. Kick-off is at Marvel Field at 11am.