West Virginia vs New York University
October 18, 1947 at Yankee Stadium, New York, NY

West Virginia
New York University
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals2720116185406.9
Rex Bumgardner78410741 10.6
Jim Walthall4563531 13.3
Pete Zinaich3140140 4.7
Jim Devonshire4163130 3.3
Tom Keane1100100 10.0
Vic Bonfili39091 3.0
Walt Malyk47071 1.8
Alva Richmond15050 5.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals32813942001.3
Dave Millman8260260 3.3
Thomas Kavazanjian5210210 4.2
Mike Yaremko46060 1.5
Jerry Eisenman312840 1.3
John Vergari12020 2.0
Irving Mondschein10000 0.0
Joe Bonacorsa101431-170 -1.7
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals6142158200
Russ Combs4701141  
Tom Keane162371  
Charles Becca11070  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals10283123000
Joe Bonacorsa4132670  
Thomas Kavazanjian34 310  
Jerry Eisenman3111250  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals61582026.3
Bernie Huntz31081 36.0
Rex Bumgardner1371 37.0
Vic Bonfili170 7.0
Alva Richmond160 6.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals101230012.3
George Starke6820 13.7
Thomas Kavazanjian2210 10.5
John Vergari1160 16.0
August Autieri140 4.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals624440.70
Tom Keane313043.3 
Russ Combs311438.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals1039439.40
Joe Bonacorsa830738.4 
Dave Millman28743.5 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals711000003270
Rex Bumgardner326       
Jim Walthall261       
Charles Becca1        
Jim Devonshire123       
Leo Benjamin      115 
Pete Zinaich      18 
Tom Keane      14 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals5290711502280
Joe Bonacorsa27 221    
Dave Millman222 136    
Jerry Eisenman10 246    
Robert Fleischer   15    
Irving Mondschein   17    
Thomas Kavazanjian      111 
John Vergari      117 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals185158011027480
Rex Bumgardner7437 26 137
Jim Walthall53  61 114
Bernie Huntz 108   108
Jim Devonshire13  23 36
Pete Zinaich14   822
Vic Bonfili97   16
Leo Benjamin    1515
Tom Keane10   414
Alva Richmond56   11
Walt Malyk7    7
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals421231152928337
Dave Millman26 3622 84
George Starke 82   82
Thomas Kavazanjian2121  1153
Jerry Eisenman4 460 50
John Vergari216  1735
Joe Bonacorsa-17 217 11
Irving Mondschein0 7  7
Mike Yaremko6    6
Robert Fleischer  5  5
August Autieri 4   4
 New York UniversityWest Virginia
First Downs107
 Rushing53
 Passing54
 Penalty00
NET YARDS RUSHING40208
 Rushing Attempts3631
 Average Per Rush1.16.7
 Rushing Touchdowns04
 Yards Gained Rushing85239
 Yards Lost Rushing4531
NET YARDS PASSING123158
 Completions-Attempts-Int10-28-36-14-2
 Average Per Attempt4.411.3
 Average Per Completion12.326.3
 Passing Touchdowns02
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS163366
 Total Offense Plays6447
 Average Gain Per Play2.57.8
Fumbles: Number-Lost2-02-1
Penalties: Number-Yards2-203-35
PUNTS-YARDS10-3946-244
 Average Yards Per Punt39.440.7
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD5-29-07-110-0
 Average Per Return5.815.7
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD8-115-00-0-0
 Average Per Return14.40.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD2-27-03-28-0
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--
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000032700
 Leo Benjamin          115  
 Pete Zinaich          18  
 Tom Keane          14  
New York University
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000022800
 Thomas Kavazanjian          111  
 John Vergari          117  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 WVU - Rex Bumgardner 37 yd TD pass from Tom Keane6-0
1 WVU - Jim Walthall 45 yd rush TD (Kick by Richard Hoffman Good)13-0
2 WVU - Bernie Huntz 40 yd TD pass from Russ Combs (Kick by Richard Hoffman Good)20-0
4 WVU - Rex Bumgardner 36 yd rush TD (Kick by Richard Hoffman Good)27-0
4 WVU - Walt Malyk 5 yd rush TD33-0
4 WVU - Vic Bonfili 2 yd rush TD (Kick by Richard Hoffman Good)40-0
Attendance: 6,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
West Virginia13702040
New York University00000
Officials: Joseph Marhefka (Field Judge), Charles Mackay (Linesman), George White (Referee), Irwin Weiss (Umpire)
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEFred Morecraft
LTEdmund Kulakowski
LGFred Stuvek
CLeo Benjamin
RGGene Corum
REChester Spelock
RTCharles Harris
QBTom Keane
FBWalt Malyk
RHJim Devonshire
LHRex Bumgardner
New York University
PosOffense
LEAugust Autieri
LTOttavio Marcolina
LGRobert Scolpino
CMartin Martinsen
RGJim Confrancisco
RELarry Weinstein
RTGeorge Lorentz
QBThomas Kavazanjian
FBMike Yaremko
RHDave Millman
LHJoe Bonacorsa
Charles Becca, Frank Reno, Gene Remenar, John Pozega, Alva Richmond, Charles Schrader, Robert Thomas, Bernie Huntz, James Moran, Robert Fought, Sid Metro, Ralph Main, Richard Hoffman, Vic Bonfili, Robert Bom, Charles Boyles, Clarence "Bud" Cox, Russ Combs, Pete Zinaich, Ambrose Zubel, Jim Walthall, Jack Morton, Randy Thornton
Robert Fleischer, Walter Edbril, John Vergari, Irving Mondschein, Jerry Eisenman, Joseph Novotny, Irwin Selinka, Richard Wayler, William Eckert, Harvey Anton, Frank Sukana, Ray Verolini, Arthur Cherico, Harry Torgerson, Dante Gionta, Kachalski, George Starke, Lewis, Joe Rogoff