West Virginia vs Western Reserve
November 20, 1948 at Old Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV

West Virginia
Western Reserve
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals4633415319306.9
Pete Zinaich11974931 8.5
Russ Combs8613580 7.3
Jim Devonshire4430431 10.8
Jack Morton1250250 25.0
Walt Malyk5230231 4.6
Bill Allen1220220 22.0
Alva Richmond1150150 15.0
Vic Bonfili7206140 2.0
John Murphy18080 8.0
Ray Caldwell27070 3.5
Robert Fought26060 3.0
Jim Walthall26240 2.0
Charles Becca11010 1.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals34975146001.4
Donald Hura8354310 3.9
Johnny Franco5280280 5.6
Ed Ferris6242220 3.7
Leonard Corbin58170 1.4
Robert Maeder32200 0.0
Ernie Salem206-60 -3.0
Herman Marolt1011-110 -11.0
Bob Nolf4025-250 -6.3
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals617427000
Jim Walthall3133240  
Pete Zinaich11020  
Bill Allen23110  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals511185000
Bob Nolf450740  
Adrian Castilla110110  
Herman Marolt03000  
Johnny Franco01000  
Ernie Salem01100  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals525005.0
Pete Zinaich3200 6.7
Walt Malyk150 5.0
Vic Bonfili100 0.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals5850017.0
Herman Marolt2520 26.0
Ed Ferris2230 11.5
Thomas Cooper1100 10.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals310735.70
Jim Walthall27135.5 
Russ Combs13636.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals829937.40
Adrian Castilla829937.4 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals79402520100
Vic Bonfili473 122    
John Murphy14 130    
Ray Caldwell13       
Jim Devonshire114       
Charles Becca      100
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals11003270420
Leonard Corbin110       
Donald Hura   113    
Joe Lober   15    
Corrigan   19    
Herman Marolt      20 
Johnny Franco      12 
Bob Hughes      10 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals3192552940490
Pete Zinaich9320   113
Vic Bonfili1402273 109
Russ Combs58    58
Jim Devonshire43  14 57
John Murphy8 304 42
Walt Malyk235   28
Jack Morton25    25
Bill Allen22    22
Alva Richmond15    15
Ray Caldwell7  3 10
Robert Fought6    6
Jim Walthall4    4
Charles Becca1   01
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals778527102201
Ed Ferris2223   45
Donald Hura31 13  44
Herman Marolt-1152  041
Johnny Franco28   230
Leonard Corbin7  10 17
Thomas Cooper 10   10
Corrigan  9  9
Joe Lober  5  5
 West VirginiaWestern Reserve
First Downs135
 Rushing112
 Passing23
 Penalty00
NET YARDS RUSHING31946
 Rushing Attempts4634
 Average Per Rush6.91.4
 Rushing Touchdowns30
 Yards Gained Rushing33497
 Yards Lost Rushing1551
NET YARDS PASSING2785
 Completions-Attempts-Int6-17-45-11-1
 Average Per Attempt1.67.7
 Average Per Completion4.517.0
 Passing Touchdowns00
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS346131
 Total Offense Plays6345
 Average Gain Per Play5.52.9
Fumbles: Number-Lost2-23-3
Penalties: Number-Yards4-206-40
PUNTS-YARDS3-1078-299
 Average Yards Per Punt35.737.4
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD7-94-01-10-0
 Average Per Return13.410.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-52-03-27-0
 Average Per Return26.09.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD1-0-04-4-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-0-02-0-0
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 00001000
 Charles Becca          10  
Western Reserve
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00004200
Herman Marolt          20  
Johnny Franco          12  
Bob Hughes          10  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 WVU - Walt Malyk 2 yd rush TD0-6
4 WVU - Pete Zinaich 58 yd rush TD (Kick by Gene Simmons Good)0-13
4 WVU - Jim Devonshire 2 yd rush TD (Kick by Gene Simmons Good)0-20
Attendance: 10,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
West Virginia6001420
Western Reserve00000
Officials: Howard Eyth (Field Judge), Joseph Gannon (Head Linesman), David H. Behrhorst (Referee), C. Lee Spillers (Umpire)
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEBernie Huntz
LTJames Moran
LGCharles Boyles
CDavid Stephenson
RGAmbrose Zubel
REClarence "Bud" Cox
RTAnthony Torchio
QBJim Walthall
FBWalt Malyk
RHJohn Murphy
LHRuss Combs
Western Reserve
PosOffense
LEJoe Lober
LTRobert Nour
LGDave Puzzouli
CJack White
RGBill Gabb
REThomas Cooper
RTMarvin Kurdon
QBBob Nolf
FBRobert Maeder
RHLeonard Corbin
LHJohnny Franco
Jack Morton, Jim Devonshire, Alva Richmond, Ray Caldwell, Gene Simmons, Vic Bonfili, Robert Fought, Charles Becca, Bill Allen, Pete Zinaich, 11-Jim Priester, 31-Len Bellas, 51-Adle Joseph, 53-Frank Allen, 54-Frank Kazmierski, 62-David Richards, 63-John Bobbitt, 65-Fred Stuvek, 67-Mario Cavatassi, 69-Louis Birurakis, 72-John Bove, 73-Ervin Queen, 75-Gene Remenar, 76-Ralph Main, 77-Richard Hoffman, 79-Stoner Parsons, 82-Kenneth Wilson, 83-Larry Ciccarelli, 88-Frank Reno, 89-Roy Lester
Leo Spann, Adrian Castilla, Tom Murphy, Ernie Salem, Ed Ferris, Barnicle, Bob Hughes, W. Gash, W. Lewis, Mears, Ed Johnston, Andrew Mavronacoles, Fovelli, Nate Corbin, Donald Hura, Herman Marolt, Corrigan