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WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Charles Deprima threw two landing passes, Cooper Barkate scored on a run and a catch and Harvard by no means trailed in a 38-28 upset victory over Holy Cross on Saturday.
Holy Cross entered play ranked fifth within the FCS coaches ballot. Harvard was No. 24.
Harvard (3-0) used an 8-yard landing run by Barkate and Deprima’s 26-yard scoring strike to Dean Boyd to seize a 14-7 lead after one quarter.
Shane McLaughlin’s 3-yard landing run pushed the Crimson’s result in 21-7 early within the second quarter. Matthew Sluka’s second lengthy scoring strike to Jalen Coker pulled the Crusaders inside a landing. AJ Lopez intercepted Sluka and returned it 27 yards for a rating, however Sluka got here proper again with a 4-yard landing toss to Byron Shipman with 23 seconds remaining and Holy Cross (3-2) trailed 28-21 at halftime.
The Crusaders upped their benefit to 35-21 by the top of the third quarter when Deprima and Barkate linked for a 31-yard landing with 3:05 left.
Cali Canaval’s 40-yard subject purpose upped the Crusaders’ benefit to 38-21 halfway via the ultimate quarter. Sluka had a 3-yard TD toss to Shipman with 3:12 left to play to finish the scoring.
Deprima had 151 yards on 9-of-20 passing for the Crimson. He carried 16 occasions for 89 yards. McLaughlin totaled 82 yards on 22 rushes. Barkate caught 5 passes for 73 yards and rushed two occasions for 14 yards.
Sluka accomplished 15 of 26 passes for 320 yards and 4 touchdowns, however he was intercepted 3 times. He additionally carried 20 occasions for 83 yards. Coker completed with seven receptions for 176 yards. His two TD catches lined 74 and 30 yards.
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