George Washington vs West Virginia
November 24, 1938 at Griffith Stadium, Washington, DC

George Washington
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals4412321102002.3
Johnny Tonkavitch17493460 2.7
Bob Nowaskey2220220 11.0
Billy Richardson9190190 2.1
Frank Merka7150150 2.1
Vic Sampson9181800 0.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals481063373001.5
Harry Clarke14412390 2.8
John Carliss143112190 1.4
Charley Hockenberry133017130 1.0
Bob White54130 0.6
Glennis Ellis10000 0.0
Charley Seabright101-10 -1.0
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals711343100
Billy Richardson671421  
Vic Sampson14210  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals15114100
Bob White130141  
John Carliss02100  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals743106.1
Bob Nowaskey4250 6.3
Bob Faris190 9.0
Sam Babich181 8.0
Frank Merka110 1.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals1141014.0
Charley Hockenberry1141 14.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals1135031.80
Vic Sampson1034934.9 
Frank Merka111.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals1143439.50
Charley Hockenberry833441.8 
John Carliss310033.3 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals63301100120
Vic Sampson524       
Billy Richardson19       
John Rebholz   110    
Frank Merka      12 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals678035203970
Charley Hockenberry574    134 
Harry Clarke14 124    
Tony Rapaswick   19    
Charley Seabright   119    
Albert Baisi      143 
Harold Lorenz      120 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals1024310332190
Bob Nowaskey2225   47
Johnny Tonkavitch46    46
Billy Richardson19  9 28
Vic Sampson0  24 24
Frank Merka151  218
John Rebholz  10  10
Bob Faris 9   9
Sam Babich 8   8
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals7314527897314
Charley Hockenberry1314 7434135
Harry Clarke39 244 67
Albert Baisi    4343
Harold Lorenz    2020
John Carliss19    19
Charley Seabright-1 19  18
Tony Rapaswick  9  9
Bob White3    3
 George WashingtonWest Virginia
First Downs94
 Rushing63
 Passing30
 Penalty01
NET YARDS RUSHING10273
 Rushing Attempts4448
 Average Per Rush2.31.5
 Rushing Touchdowns00
 Yards Gained Rushing123106
 Yards Lost Rushing2133
NET YARDS PASSING4314
 Completions-Attempts-Int7-11-31-5-1
 Average Per Attempt3.92.8
 Average Per Completion6.114.0
 Passing Touchdowns11
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS14587
 Total Offense Plays5553
 Average Gain Per Play2.61.6
Fumbles: Number-Lost2-13-2
Penalties: Number-Yards1-52-10
PUNTS-YARDS12-42011-434
 Average Yards Per Punt35.039.5
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD6-33-06-78-0
 Average Per Return5.513.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD1-10-03-52-0
 Average Per Return10.017.3
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD1-2-03-97-0
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--
George Washington
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00001200
Frank Merka          12  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000039700
36Albert Baisi          143  
 Charley Hockenberry          134  
41Harold Lorenz          120  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
2 WVU - Charley Hockenberry 14 yd TD pass from Bob White (Kick by Tony Rapaswick Good)7-0
4 GWU - Sam Babich 8 yd TD pass from Billy Richardson7-6
Attendance: 5,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
George Washington00066
West Virginia07007
Officials: Novak (Field Judge), Schmidt (Head Linesman), Dufour (Referee), Mumma (Umpire)
George Washington
PosOffense
LEBob Nowaskey
LTWilbur Saeger
LGHenry Weinberg
CSonny Jones
RGGuy Renzaglia
RESam Babich
RTJohn Rebholz
QBFrank Merka
FBJohnny Tonkavitch
RHMurphy Booth
LHVic Sampson
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEJoe Czajka
LTAlbert Baisi
LGAlex Atty
CSam Mandich
RGMichael Gussie
RECharles Eller
RTDouglas Foley
QBTony Rapaswick
FBJohn Carliss
LHHarry Clarke
RHCharley Seabright
Bob Faris, Billy Richardson, Vance Adler, Kokaski, Don Eberle, Carpenter, Duce Keahey, Tony Baraukas
Charley Hockenberry, 18-Glennis Ellis, 20-Don McCann, 21-Clarence Smith, 35-Sam Audia, 40-Dick Welch, 41-Harold Lorenz, 44-Bob White