Freshman Malachi Hosley rushed for 261 yards and two long touchdowns, and Pennsylvania ran past Cornell 23-8 on Saturday to claim the Trustees’ Cup for the second straight year.
Hosley set his season-high in the first half with 125 yards, including a 68-yard score, for Penn (6-2, 3-2 Ivy League). Hosley added a 96-yard touchdown late in the third quarter for the longest offensive play in program history.
The Penn defense made a goal-line stand with 10:27 left in the fourth quarter to keep its 15-point lead. The defense added another turnover with 5:23 remaining when senior Jaden Key made an easy interception near the end zone.
The Penn special teams also made a big play when Travis McFarling blocked and recovered a field goal to keep the score at 16-8.
Jameson Wang completed 34 of 52 for 325 yards with one touchdown and one interception for Cornell (3-5, 2-3). Doryn Smith caught 10 passes for 93 yards and a score, and Davon Kiser added nine grabs for 85 yards.
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