09-25-2012 05:23 AM


ITHACA, N.Y. -- Entering the 2012 season, Cornell fans had to ask the questions ... what will the defense look like, and will the Big Red running game help balance out one of the nation's top passing offenses. In the team's 45-6 Homecoming win over Yale this past Saturday, both questions seemed to be answered with resounding exclamation marks. Cornell's defense dominated at the point of attack and forced two of the Bulldogs' four turnovers, while the Big Red was able to ground and pound Yale to the tune of nearly 150 yards to control time of possession after building an early lead. Now the question is can the team build on that effort when it visits one of its oldest rivals when it visits Bucknell on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m.

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