Penn State vs West Virginia
October 12, 1940 at Beaver Field, University Park, PA

Penn State
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals6033014316205.3
John Petrella2214761412 6.4
Sparky Brown18732710 3.9
H. Leonard Krouse5640640 12.8
Thomas Vargo1180180 18.0
Chuck Peters10206140 1.4
Bill Smaltz48080 2.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals192532-700-0.4
Kenny Fryer5110110 2.2
Dick McElwee49450 1.3
Bill Gardner14040 4.0
John Carliss20000 0.0
Glennis Ellis104-40 -4.0
Allan "Ike" Martin217-60 -3.0
Don McCann4017-170 -4.3
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals510133000
Bill Smaltz261160  
Sparky Brown230160  
Chuck Peters11010  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals5122133200
Dick McElwee371861  
Charley Seabright110391  
Allan "Ike" Martin12080  
Bob White02100  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals533006.6
Thomas Vargo2160 8.0
H. Leonard Krouse1120 12.0
John Petrella140 4.0
John R. Patrick110 1.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals51332026.6
Robert Mellace41212 30.3
Glennis Ellis1120 12.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals37023.30
Chuck Peters25226.0 
H. Leonard Krouse11818.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals622036.70
Charley Seabright413734.3 
Kenny Fryer28341.5 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals32702510200
Chuck Peters327       
John Petrella   251    
Leon Gajecki      10 
Sparky Brown      10 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals233048601130
Allan "Ike" Martin233       
Dick McElwee   242    
Glennis Ellis   117    
Don McCann   127    
John Carliss      113 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals3163351270427
John Petrella141451  196
H. Leonard Krouse6412   76
Sparky Brown71   071
Chuck Peters14  27 41
Thomas Vargo1816   34
Bill Smaltz8    8
John R. Patrick 1   1
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals-7133863313258
Robert Mellace 121   121
Dick McElwee5 42  47
Allan "Ike" Martin-6  33 27
Glennis Ellis-41217  25
John Carliss0   1313
Kenny Fryer11    11
Don McCann-17 27  10
Bill Gardner4    4
 Penn StateWest Virginia
First Downs192
 Rushing180
 Passing12
 Penalty00
NET YARDS RUSHING316-8
 Rushing Attempts6018
 Average Per Rush5.3-0.4
 Rushing Touchdowns20
 Yards Gained Rushing33024
 Yards Lost Rushing1432
NET YARDS PASSING33133
 Completions-Attempts-Int5-10-15-12-2
 Average Per Attempt3.311.1
 Average Per Completion6.626.6
 Passing Touchdowns02
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS345125
 Total Offense Plays7030
 Average Gain Per Play4.94.2
Fumbles: Number-Lost3-04-2
Penalties: Number-Yards3-201-5
PUNTS-YARDS3-706-210
 Average Yards Per Punt23.335.0
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-27-02-33-0
 Average Per Return9.016.5
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-51-04-86-0
 Average Per Return25.521.5
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD2-0-01-13-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-0-00-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards  
Possession Time  
Third Down Conversions of of
Fourth Down Conversions of of
Red Zone Scores-Chances--
Sacks By: Number-Yards--
Penn State
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00002000
 Leon Gajecki          10  
 Sparky Brown          10  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000011300
38John Carliss          113  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
2 PSU - John R. Patrick 31 yd FG0-3
2 PSU - John Petrella 6 yd rush TD (Kick by Ben Pollock Good)0-10
2 WVU - Robert Mellace 59 yd TD pass from Dick McElwee (Kick by Charley Seabright Good)7-10
3 WVU - Robert Mellace 39 yd TD pass from Charley Seabright13-10
4 PSU - John Petrella 4 yd rush TD (Kick by John R. Patrick Good)13-17
Attendance: 10,574
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Penn State0100717
West Virginia076013
Officials: E.W. Cavanaugh (Field Judge), John R. McPhee (Head Linesman), A.D. Horgan (Referee), H.K. Benzoni (Umpire)
Penn State
PosOffense
LELloyd Parsons
LTCarl Stravinski
LGMike Garbinski
CLeon Gajecki
RGWade Mori
REThomas Vargo
RTFrank Platt
QBJohn R. Patrick
FBSparky Brown
RHH. Leonard Krouse
LHChuck Peters
West Virginia
PosOffense
LERobert Mellace
LTVic A'Hearn
LGJohn Rockis
CTom J. Gillooly, Jr.
REJohn Shonk
RGVictor Peelish
RTWalt Pike
QBCharley Seabright
FBJohn Carliss
LHDick McElwee
RHDon McCann
Ben Pollock, Bill Smaltz, Mike Kearns, John Petrella, Wilbur Van Lenten, Ken Schoonover, Manny Weaver, Kniaz, Arketich, James Woodward, Lou Palezzi, Day
16-Bob White, 18-Quentin Barnette, 19-Kenny Fryer, 21-Joe Butta, 28-Glennis Ellis, 31-Sam Mandich, 32-Allan "Ike" Martin, 37-Joe Czajka, 39-Bill Gardner, 41-Vincent Cimino, 53-Steven Narick, 56-Henry Goodman, 93-John Morris