PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP)—Mark Kachmer scored on a 1-yard run on the first drive of the game, and Brown never gave up the lead in a 38-16 win over Columbia on Saturday.
The Bears (6-4, 5-2 Ivy League) scored the first 28 points in the season finale, and finished in a tie for second place in the conference with Harvard and Yale.
Kachmer finished with 87 yards on 14 carries to lead Brown’s rushing attack, which outgained the Lions 194-64 on the ground.
Joe Springer threw for 197 yards and two touchdowns on 15 of 27 passes for the Bears.
Springer’s 48-yard pass to Alex Prestley with 6:18 left in the second quarter put Brown ahead 28-0.
Sean Brackett was 13-for-22 passing for 179 yards and a touchdown for Columbia (4-6, 2-5). Andrew Kennedy had a touchdown and 34 yards on six catches, and Leon Ivery added another touchdown and 65 yards on nine carries for the Lions.