Last Saturday, Harvard defeated Yale, 38-19, in the 132nd matchup between the two Ivy archrivals. Harvard rebounded from a loss to Penn the previous week to secure for the Crimson a share of the Ancient Eight title for the third season in a row, the first three-peat in Harvard football history. With Thanksgiving on Thursday and the despair of finals week around the corner, here are some #HY2015 stats so Crimson fans can continue to revel in their victory a little bit longer.
9: Number of consecutive Harvard wins against Yale. The Crimson looks to hit double digits next year.
42: Number of minutes the Crimson held the Bulldogs scoreless after Yale’s opening touchdown.
508: Number of total yards for Harvard, second highest on the season.
153: Number of all-purpose yards (along with three touchdowns) for rookie wide receiver Justice Shelton-Mosley.
4: Number of consecutive weeks Shelton-Mosley has been named Ancient Eight Rookie of the Week.
320: Number of passing yards for senior quarterback Scott Hosch.
2,827: Total passing yards for Hosch this season, earning him the all-time single-season record.
4: Number of touchdown passes for Hosch, tying him for most in The Game’s history.
10:56: Minutes the Crimson had the ball more than Yale.
11: Number of tackles for senior linebacker Jacob Lindsey, a team-high.
52,126: Number of fans packed in at the Yale Bowl for #HY2015.
17: Number of wins in The Game for Harvard coach Tim Murphy, most for any coach in series history.
36-4: Overall record for this year’s senior class, tied with last year’s seniors for the best class record since 1956.