BOSTON (AP) Quarterback Charles Deprima ran for 113 yards and was one of four players who scored rushing touchdowns for Harvard as the Crimson opened their 150th season of football with a 45-13 victory over St. Thomas of Minnesota on Saturday.

Harvard led 31-0 at halftime and the score reached 38-0 before the Tommies got on the board midway through the third quarter.

Deprima was only 7 of 18 passing for 92 yards and a touchdown but the Crimson totaled 255 yards rushing. Shane McLaughlin opened the scoring with a 79-yard run and finished with 96 yards. Jaden Craig and Isaiah Abbey also scored rushing touchdowns.

Ty Bartrum had a 96-yard interception return for another Harvard score and Deprima's touchdown run went for 69 yards.

St. Thomas (1-2), which was shut out by South Dakota 24-0 last week, went six full quarters without a point before Hope Adabayo scored on a 2-yard run. Andrew McElroy had 114 yards on six catches.

Harvard is 12-0 in its last 12 season openers that have occurred at home and has won 17 of its last 19 games against nonconference opponents.


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