The Pennsylvania Quakers took care of business against the Columbia Lions, winning 24-20 on Saturday afternoon.
The Pennsylvania Quakers were able to defeat the Columbia Lions 24-20 with a fourth quarter comeback at home on Saturday afternoon.
Pennsylvania (2-3, 2-0) was trailing 20-10 with just under eight minutes to play before striking back with 14 unanswered points. The Quakers were led by Billy Ragone who threw a pair of touchdown passes in the final moments, including a 16-yarder to Conner Scott and the game-winning 6-yard toss to Lyle Marsh with 50 seconds remaining.
All together, Ragone completed 19-of-31 for 181 yards and three touchdown passes. The senior signal-caller also rushed for 66 yards on the day.
Ryan Mitchell and Marsh had superb efforts, each catching nine passes to lead the team.
Columbia (1-4, 0-2) was able to move the ball at will with 486 total yards, but could only muster 20 points. The Lions ran all over Pennsylvania, amassing 207 yards on the ground. Marcorus Bennett had a terrific day, gaining 118 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries.