Virginia vs West Virginia
September 23, 1972 at Scott Stadium, Charlottesville, VA

Virginia
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals3413053771262.3
L. Kent Merritt16577500123.1
Dave Sullivan12602602626.0
John Rainey4177100102.5
J. Kelly Millard2808044.0
Ken Shelton1808088.0
Mike Lacika41082070.5
Greg Dickerhoof1101011.0
Chuck Belic103-30-3-3.0
George Allen, Jr4328-2513-6.3
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals45186561302162.9
Brian Chiles12710711135.9
Marcus Mauney5332310166.2
Mike Nelson527027195.4
Danny Buggs11601601616.0
Jeff Rice2110110105.5
Kerry Marbury819910091.3
Artie Owens2808054.0
Ade Dillon6011-1100-1.8
Bernie Galiffa4134-3301-8.3
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals194232150450
George Allen, Jr13313139018 
L. Kent Merritt11045045 
Harrison P. Davis, III510031015 
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals172903405780
Bernie Galiffa1319 298478 
Ade Dillon410042114 
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals1921504511.3
Dave Sullivan58804517.6
Chuck Belic23201716.0
John Beattie3240148.0
Billy Lanahan22201511.0
John Rainey318096.0
Mike Lacika2170148.5
Ken Shelton11601616.0
L. Kent Merritt1-20-2-2.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals1734057820.0
Marshall Mills713214518.9
Danny Buggs311327837.7
Nate Stephens35312017.7
Bernie Kirchner44211410.5
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals724134.447
William L. Maxwell724134.447
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals727038.651
Bob Sims727038.651
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals3382944219000
Gerard Mullins23529      
Stephen J. Sroba133      
Billy Lanahan   2910   
John Rainey   11414   
L. Kent Merritt   11919   
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals114142352632613
David Morris11414      
Artie Owens   12626   
Marcus Mauney   199   
Doug Charley      11313
Tom Geishauser      100
John Harcharic      11313
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals10221542380397
Dave Sullivan2688   114
L. Kent Merritt50-219  67
John Rainey101814  42
Gerard Mullins   35 35
Billy Lanahan 229  31
Chuck Belic-332   29
Ken Shelton816   24
John Beattie 24   24
Mike Lacika217   19
J. Kelly Millard8    8
Stephen J. Sroba   3 3
Greg Dickerhoof1    1
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals174340351426589
Marshall Mills 132   132
Danny Buggs16113   129
Brian Chiles71    71
Nate Stephens 53   53
Bernie Kirchner 42   42
Marcus Mauney31 9  40
Artie Owens8 26  34
Mike Nelson27    27
David Morris   14 14
John Harcharic    1313
Doug Charley    1313
Jeff Rice11    11
Kerry Marbury10    10
 VirginiaWest Virginia
First Downs1522
 Rushing58
 Passing912
 Penalty12
NET YARDS RUSHING77130
 Rushing Attempts3445
 Average Per Rush2.32.9
 Rushing Touchdowns12
 Yards Gained Rushing130186
 Yards Lost Rushing5356
NET YARDS PASSING215340
 Completions-Attempts-Int19-42-317-29-0
 Average Per Attempt5.111.7
 Average Per Completion11.320.0
 Passing Touchdowns05
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS292470
 Total Offense Plays7674
 Average Gain Per Play3.86.4
Fumbles: Number-Lost3-13-0
Penalties: Number-Yards5-579-88
PUNTS-YARDS7-2417-270
 Average Yards Per Punt34.438.6
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-38-01-14-0
 Average Per Return12.714.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD4-51-02-35-0
 Average Per Return12.817.5
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD0-0-03-26-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD0-0-00-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards  
Possession Time  
Third Down Conversions of of
Fourth Down Conversions of of
Red Zone Scores-Chances--
Sacks By: Number-Yards--
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
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West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000032600
10Doug Charley          113  
23Tom Geishauser          10  
30John Harcharic          113  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 UVA - William L. Maxwell 22 yd FG0-3
2 WVU - Danny Buggs 78 yd TD pass from Bernie Galiffa (Kick by Frank Nester Good)7-3
2 WVU - Danny Buggs 23 yd TD pass from Bernie Galiffa (Kick by Frank Nester Good)14-3
2 UVA - George Allen, Jr 1 yd rush TD (Kick by William L. Maxwell Good)14-10
2 WVU - Nate Stephens 20 yd TD pass from Bernie Galiffa (Kick by Frank Nester Good)21-10
3 WVU - Marshall Mills 41 yd TD pass from Bernie Galiffa (Kick by Frank Nester Good)28-10
3 WVU - Brian Chiles 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Frank Nester Fail)34-10
3 WVU - Mike Nelson 9 yd rush TD (Kick by Frank Nester Good)41-10
4 WVU - Bernie Kirchner 14 yd TD pass from Ade Dillon (Kick by Frank Nester Good)48-10
Attendance: 27,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Virginia370010
West Virginia02120748
Temperature: 66 • Wind: NE 10-15mph • Weather: Generally sunny with little chance of ra
Virginia
PosOffense
TEBilly Lanahan
LTBill Farrell
LGSteve Shawley
CPaul Ryczek
RGTom Kennedy
RTDale Dickerson
FLChuck Belic
SEDave Sullivan
QBHarrison P. Davis, III
TBL. Kent Merritt
FBGreg Dickerhoof
West Virginia
PosOffense
TENate Stephens
CGerald Schultze
RGWalt Bragg
RGDan Resenic
RTBill Samuelson
RTDan Larcamp
SEMarshall Mills
FLDanny Buggs
QBBernie Galiffa
TBKerry Marbury
FBBrian Chiles
PosDefense
RCBChris Turner
LCBGerard Mullins
SStephen J. Sroba
MLBHarry Gehr
LLBCraig Critchley
SChris Brown
RLBDanny Blakley
LDTLeroy Still
LDEBilly Williams
RDEStanley Land
RDTDick Ambrose
PosDefense
LCBRick Weiskircher
RCBTom Geishauser
RLBBruce Huffman
MLBBilly Joe Mantooth
LLBTom Zakowski
FSJohn Harcharic
SSDavid Morris
LDTJohn Adams
RDTJeff Merrow
LDEBob Sims
RDEFrank Samsa
Mike Lacika, John Rainey, George Allen, Jr, William L. Maxwell, Ken Shelton, J. Kelly Millard, John Beattie
10-Doug Charley, 15-Ade Dillon, 21-Charlie Miller, 22-John Everly, 24-Artie Owens, 28-Harry Blake, 31-Eddie Russell, 33-Mike Nelson, 34-Frank Nester, 35-Marcus Mauney, 42-Jeff Rice, 51-John Withers, 52-Sam Nastase, 54-Fred McMillan, 61-Pat White, 65-C.D. Oliver, 66-Rick Stump, 68-Doug Stevens, 76-Butch Phillippi, 81-Tom Tamburino, 82-David Jagdmann, 85-Russ Sweickert, 86-Bernie Kirchner, 91-John Spraggins