Ravens lose 1st home football game, score touchdown

The Carleton University Ravens lost their first home football game in 15 years on Saturday, 47-8 to the University of Waterloo Warriors, but they did score their first touchdown of the season in front of a raucous home crowd.

Carleton University falls 47-8 to Waterloo Warriors in second game back from 15-year hiatus

The 1st home game for reborn Carleton Ravens football was a loss, but included the 1st touchdown. 3:02

Kyle Van Wynsberghe scored the first touchdown for the reborn Ravens on Saturday, but it wasn't nearly enough as Carleton lost its first Canadian university football home game in 15 years, 47-8 to the Waterloo Warriors.

Carleton has resurrected its football program this season after pulling the plug on the team after the 1998 season.

Trailing 24-0 in the third quarter, Van Wynsberghe caught a 22-yard pass from Jesse Mills to cut the Waterloo lead.

Carleton had to settle for a field goal and a rouge in last weekend's season-opening 71-4 road loss to the Western Mustangs.

Jamie Cook was 19-of-28 passing for 242 yards and touchdown for Waterloo (1-2). He also rushed nine times for 70 yards and TD

Nick Anapolsky was Cook's top target, hauling in 12 catches for 110 yards and touchdown, Danny Silvestri rushed 13 times for 120 yards and two scores.

Mills finished 11-of-15 passing for 134 yards and the TD to Van Wynsberghe, who finished with six catches for 87 yards.

After Carleton (0-2) finally got on the board, Waterloo exploded with 23 unanswered points in the fourth to put the game well out of reach.

Elsewhere on Saturday, the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees beat the University of Toronto Varsity Blues 34-10 with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in attendance.

With files from The Canadian Press