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2015 Cornell Big Red football
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Conference Ivy League
2015 record 1–9 (1–6 Ivy)
Head coach David Archer (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Roy Istvan
Defensive coordinator Jared Backus
Home stadium Schoellkopf Field
(Capacity: 25,597)
Seasons
« 2014 2016 »

Template:2015 Ivy League football standings The 2015 Cornell Big Red football team represented Cornell University during the 2015 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by third-year head coach David Archer and played their home games at Schoellkopf Field. They were a member of the Ivy League. They finished the season 1–9, 1–6 in Ivy League play to finish in a tie for seventh place.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 193:00 PMBucknell*daggerL 14–1916,057
September 261:00 PMat YaleILDNL 26–3315,926
October 27:00 PMColgate*
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY (Rivalry)
L 21–289,103
October 1012:00 PMNo. 24 Harvard
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
ASNL 3–407,092
October 171:00 PMat Sacred Heart*L 6–314,551
October 2412:30 PMBrown
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 24–445,138
October 313:30 PMat PrincetonASNL 21–474,528
November 68:00 PMat No. 24 DartmouthNBCSNL 3–213,930
November 1412:30 PMColumbia
W 3–03,233
November 211:00 PMat PennL 21–346,007

Game summariesEdit

BucknellEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
42–12 2014 Bucknell, 20–7
Bucknell vs. Cornell – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Bucknell 0 7 3 9

19

Cornell 0 7 0 7

14

at Schoellkopf Field

  • Date: September 19
  • Game time: 3:00 PM EDT
  • Game weather: 73 °F (23 °C); mostly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 16,057
  • Referee: Warren Gillis
  • Box Score
Game information
Second quarter
  • BUCK – Will Carter, 11 yard pass from R.J. Nitti, John Burdick XP good, 12:34 (BUCK 7–0)
  • COR – Luke Hagy, 20 yard run, 9:15 (TIE 7–7)
Third quarter
  • BUCK – Burdick, 23 yard field goal, 7:08 (BUCK 10–7)
Fourth quarter
  • COR – James Hubbard, 21 yard pass from Robert Somborn, Zach Mays XP good, 9:46 (COR 14–10)
  • BUCK – Joey DeFloria, 14 yard pass from Nitti, Burdick XP good, 1:53 (BUCK 17–14)
  • BUCK – 0 yard safety, 0:00 (BUCK 19–14)

YaleEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
29–46–2 2014 Yale, 51–13
Cornell vs. Yale – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cornell 6 20 0 0

26

Yale 0 13 3 17

33

at Yale Bowl

  • Date: September 26
  • Game time: 1:00 PM EDT
  • Game weather: 66 °F (19 °C); partly sunny
  • Game attendance: 15,926
  • Referee: Matt Overton
  • TV: Ivy League Digital Network
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
  • COR – Julian Gallo, 7 yard pass from Robert Somborn, Zach Mays XP no good, 9:25 (COR 6–0)
Second quarter
  • COR – Luke Hagy, 2 yard run, Mays XP blocked, 14:57 (COR 12–0)
  • YALE – Roberts, 7 yard run, Holmes XP good, 12:21 (COR 12–7)
  • COR – Collin Shaw, 37 yard pass from Somborn, Mays XP good, 9:59 (COR 19–7)
  • COR – Shaw, 13 yard pass from Somborn, Mays XP good, 0:47 (COR 26–7)
  • YALE – Drwal, 6 yard pass from Roberts, Holmes XP blocked, 0:32 (COR 26–13)
Third quarter
  • YALE – Holmes, 26 yard field goal, 11:19 (COR 26–16)
Fourth quarter
  • YALE – Holmes, 37 yard field goal, 11:09 (COR 26–19)
  • YALE – Clemons III, 8 yard pass from Roberts, Holmes XP good, 1:12 (TIE 26–26)
  • YALE – Little, 52 yard pass from Roberts, Holmes XP good, 0:32 (YALE 33–26)

ColgateEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
48–45–3 2015 Colgate, 27–12
Colgate vs. Cornell – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Colgate 7 14 7 0

28

Cornell 0 7 0 14

21

at Schoellkopf Field

  • Date: October 2
  • Game time: 7:00 PM EDT
  • Game weather: 49 °F (9 °C); overcast
  • Game attendance: 9,103
  • Referee: Jeff Gray
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
  • COL – A. Greenawalt, 12 yard pass from Jake Melville, Jonah Bowman XP good, 1:10 (COL 7–0)
Second quarter
  • COL – John Wilkins, 3 yard run, Bowman XP good, 10:23 (COL 14–0)
  • COR – Luke Hagy, 79 yard run, Joe Pierik XP good, 10:09 (COL 14–7)
  • COL – John Maddaluna, 17 yard pass from Melville, Bowman XP good, 1:14 (COL 21–7)
Third quarter
  • COL – Melville, 2 yard run, Bowman XP good, 8:53 (COL 28–7)
Fourth quarter
  • COR – James Hubbard, 27 yard pass from Robert Somborn, Pierik XP good, 12:34 (COL 28–14)
  • COR – Hagy, 1 yard run, Pierik XP good, 4:03 (COL 28–21)

#24 HarvardEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
32–45–2 2014 Harvard, 24–7
Harvard vs. Cornell – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Harvard 7 10 17 6

40

Cornell 3 0 0 0

3

at Schoellkopf Field

  • Date: October 10
  • Game time: 12:00 PM EDT
  • Game weather: 51 °F (11 °C); cloudy
  • Game attendance: 7,092
  • TV: ASN
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
  • COR – Joe Pierik, 33 yard field goal, 4:54 (COR 3–0)
  • HAR – Ben Braunecker, 47 yard pass from Scott Hosch, Kenny Smart XP good, 4:37 (HAR 7–3)
Second quarter
  • HAR – Anthony Firsker, 19 yard pass from Hosch, Smart XP good, 12:05 (HAR 14–3)
  • HAR – Smart, 28 yard field goal, 0:39 (HAR 17–3)
Third quarter
  • HAR – Paul Stanton, 2 yard run, Smart XP good, 11:19 (HAR 24–3)
  • HAR – Shelton-Mosley, 46 yard pass from Hosch, Smart XP good, 6:30 (HAR 31–3)
  • HAR – Smart, 28 yard field goal, 2:15 (HAR 34–3)
Fourth quarter
  • HAR – Hosch, 3 yard run, Smart XP no good, 13:53 (HAR 40–3)

Sacred HeartEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
0–0
Cornell vs. Sacred Heart – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cornell 0 6 0 0

6

Sacred Heart 3 14 7 7

31

at Campus Field

  • Date: October 10
  • Game time: 1:00 PM EDT
  • Game weather: 52 °F (11 °C)
  • Game attendance: 4,551
  • Referee: Andrew Keenan
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
  • SHU – Alec Finney, 35 yard field goal, 12:05 (SHU 3–0)
Second quarter
  • SHU – Connor Caveney, 1 yard pass from Tyler Dube, Finney XP good, 13:29 (SHU 10–0)
  • COR – Josh Sweet, 3 yard run, Joe Pierik XP no good, 11:00 (SHU 10–6)
  • SHU – Moses Webb, 7 yard pass from RJ Noel, Finney XP good, 3:31 (SHU 17–6)
Third quarter
  • SHU – Nate Chavious, 12 yard run, Finney XP good, 5:26 (SHU 24–6)
Fourth quarter
  • SHU – Tyler Dube, 80 yard pass from Noel, Finney XP good, 13:46 (SHU 31–6)

BrownEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
26–35–1 2014 Brown, 42–16
Brown vs. Cornell – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Brown 21 13 0 10

44

Cornell 3 7 7 7

24

at Schoellkopf Field

  • Date: October 24
  • Game time: 12:30 PM EDT
  • Game weather: 48 °F (9 °C)
  • Game attendance: 5,138
  • Referee: Kartlon Derrick
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
  • BRWN – Alex Jette, 59 yard pass from Marcus Fuller, Grant Senne XP good, 14:24 (BRWN 7–0)
  • BRWN – Johnny Pena, 1 yard run, Senne XP good, 6:26 (BRWN 14–0)
  • BRWN – Pena, 1 yard run, Senne XP good, 5:57 (BRWN 21–0)
  • COR – Joe Pierik, 27 yard field goal, 1:12 (BRWN 21–3)
Second quarter
  • BRWN – Brian Strachan, 30 yard pass from Fuller, Senne XP good, 9:45 (BRWN 28–3)
  • COR – Ben Rogers, 14 yard pass from Robert Somborn, Pierik XP good, 5:20 (BRWN 28–10)
  • BRN – Pena, 1 yard run, Senne XP no good, 2:39 (BRWN 34–10)
Third quarter
  • COR – Matt Sullivan, 4 yard pass from Somborn, Pierik XP good, 2:53 (BRWN 34–17)
Fourth quarter
  • COR – Rogers, 49 yard pass from Somborn, Pierik XP good, 14:53 (BRWN 34–24)
  • BRWN – Senne, 32 yard field goal, 8:20 (BRWN 37–24)
  • BRWN – Pena, 1 yard run, Senne XP good, 2:49 (BRWN 44–24)

PrincetonEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
36–59–2 2014 Princeton, 38–27
Cornell vs. Princeton – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cornell 0 7 7 7

21

Princeton 0 17 17 3

37

at Princeton University Stadium

  • Date: October 31
  • Game time: 3:30 PM EDT
  • Game weather: 54 °F (12 °C); "beautiful fall day"
  • Game attendance: 4,528
  • Referee: Chris Bloh
  • TV: ASN
  • Box Score
Game information
Second quarter
  • PRIN – S Carpenter, 8 yard pass from Chad Kanoff, Nolan Bieck XP good, 14:01 (PRIN 7–0)
  • PRIN – John Lovett, 3 yard run, Bieck XP good, 8:06 (PRIN 14–0)
  • COR – Ben Rogers, 26 yard pass from Robert Somborn, Zach Mays XP good, 0:55 (PRIN 14–7)
  • PRIN – Bieck, 34 yard field goal, 0:00 (PRIN 17–7)
Third quarter
  • PRIN – Dre Nelson, 1 yard run, Bieck XP good, 13:08 (PRIN 24–7)
  • COR – Luke Hagy, 1 yard run, Mays XP good, 9:59 (PRIN 24–14)
  • PRIN – Lovett, 1 yard run, Bieck XP good, 5:34 (PRIN 31–14)
  • PRIN – Bieck, 27 yard field goal, 1:48 (PRIN 34–14)
Fourth quarter
  • COR – Chris Lenz, 6 yard pass from Somborn, Mays XP good, 13:44 (PRIN 34–21)
  • PRIN – Dre Nelson, 100 yard kickoff return, conversion failed, 13:28 (PRIN 40–21)
  • PRIN – Joe Rhattigan, 7 yard run, Bieck XP good, 9:19 (PRIN 47–21)

#24 DartmouthEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
40–57–1 2014 Dartmouth, 42–7
Cornell vs. Dartmouth – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cornell 3 0 0 0

3

Dartmouth 0 14 7 0

21

at Memorial Field

  • Date: November 6
  • Game time: 8:00 PM EST
  • Game weather: 60 °F (16 °C); mild, overcast, dark
  • Game attendance: 3,930
  • Referee: Warren Gillis
  • TV: NBCSN
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
  • COR – Zach Mays, 30 yard field goal, 1:50 (COR 3–0)
Second quarter
  • DART – Ryder Stone, 2 yard run, A. Gakenheimer XP good, 9:55 (DART 7–3)
  • DART – Ryan McManus, 8 yard pass from Dalyn Williams, Gakenheimer XP good, 0:19 (DART 14–3)
Third quarter
  • DART – Williams, 4 yard run, Gakenheimer XP good, 3:21 (DART 21–3)

ColumbiaEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
63–36–3 2014 Cornell, 30–27
Columbia vs. Cornell – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Columbia 0 0 0 0

0

Cornell 3 0 0 0

3

at Schoellkopf Field

  • Date: November 14
  • Game time: 12:30 PM EST
  • Game weather: 39 °F (4 °C); mostly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 3,233
  • Referee: Matt Overton
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
  • COR – Zach Mays, 35 yard field goal, 5:55 (COR 3–0)

PennEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
46–70–5 2014 Penn, 34–26
Cornell vs. Penn – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cornell 0 7 7 7

21

Penn 20 7 7 0

34

at Franklin Field

  • Date: November 21
  • Game time: 1:00 PM EST
  • Game weather: 52 °F (11 °C); sunny
  • Game attendance: 6,007
  • Referee: Jeff Gray
  • Box Score
Game information
First quarter
  • PENN – B. Schoenauer, 6 yard run, conversion failed, 12:36 (PENN 6–0)
  • PENN – Ryan O'Malley, 14 yard pass from Eric Fiore, Jimmy Gammill XP good, 10:21 (PENN 13–0)
  • PENN – Justin Watson, 37 yard pass from Alek Torgersen, Gammill XP good, 7:46 (PENN 20–0)
Second quarter
  • COR – Robert Somborn, 1 yard run, Zach Mays XP good, 13:52 (PENN 20–7)
  • PENN – Torgersen, 3 yard run, Gammill XP good, 12:08 (PENN 27–7)
Third quarter
  • PENN – Watson, 12 yard pass from Togersen, Gammill XP good, 7:22 (PENN 34–7)
  • COR – James Hubbard, 43 yard pass from Somborn, Mays XP good, 0:18 (PENN 34–14)
Fourth quarter
  • COR – Luke Hagy, 7 yard pass from Somborn, Mays XP good, 1:11 (PENN 34–21)

ReferencesEdit

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