Williams, Pierre help Dartmouth rout Cornell 44-28

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ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) -- Dalyn Williams and Dominick Pierre combine for five touchdowns to help Dartmouth rout Cornell 44-28 Saturday.

Pierre set the tone early for Dartmouth (5-3, 3-2 Ivy League), scoring the first two touchdowns of the game-- runs of 1-yard and 9-yards-- to put Dartmouth on top in the first quarter 14-0. Pierre finished with 154 yards on 26 carries.

After Williams' touchdown pass to Justin Foley for 2-yards gave Dartmouth a 21-0 advantage, Jeff Mathews answered for Cornell (4-4, 2-3) finding Grant Gellatly for the 19-yard touchdown to cut the lead to 21-7.

Williams answered with one second remaining in the first half, finding Michael Reilly for the 22-yard touchdown and a 28-7 lead at halftime.

On the Big Green's first possession of the third quarter, Williams ran it in from 35-yards out to give Dartmouth a 35-7.

Dartmouth's lead was never contested, improving its record against Cornell to 55-40-1.