VMI vs #10 West Virginia
October 23, 1954 at Mitchell Stadium, Bluefield, WV

VMI
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals4416916153103.5
Nick Servidio14650650 4.6
Frank Boxley6360361 6.0
Richard Fencel5230230 4.6
Charlie Lavery4180180 4.5
Joe Moody39090 3.0
Jimbo Thornton16060 6.0
Mike Foley37430 1.0
Royce Jones212-10 -0.5
Dave Woolwine6410-60 -1.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals4440632374508.5
Harry Sweeney8680681 8.5
Joe Marconi8725672 8.4
Ray Surbaugh4610610 15.3
Victor "Jack" Rabbits3570570 19.0
Dick Nicholson8561550 6.9
Fred Wyant7462441 6.3
Paul Shepherd1280280 28.0
Walter Beene2185131 6.5
Don Wilson10000 0.0
Alex Szuch2019-190 -9.5
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals11333116000
Royce Jones390540  
Richard Fencel240260  
Dave Woolwine3142210  
Maurice Johnston361150  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals690117100
Paul Shepherd110571  
Harry Sweeney110330  
Fred Wyant450270  
Alex Szuch02000  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals111160010.5
Charlie Lavery4500 12.5
Paul Janshego1210 21.0
Ray Collins1140 14.0
Tom Dooley1110 11.0
Nick Servidio1110 11.0
Jimbo Thornton270 3.5
Joe Moody120 2.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals61171019.5
Victor "Jack" Rabbits1571 57.0
Max Ludwig2480 24.0
Bill Hillen190 9.0
Carl Norman140 4.0
Joe Marconi1-10 -1.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals413834.50
Tom Dooley413834.5 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals28140.50
Charles Donaldson15151.0 
Victor "Jack" Rabbits13030.0 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals238071670000
Dave Woolwine138 274    
Maurice Johnston10       
Charlie Lavery   358    
Bill Elmore   111    
Richard Fencel   124    
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals220025403110
Harry Sweeney220       
Joe Marconi   137    
Don Wilson   117 12 
Fred Wyant      10 
Ray Surbaugh      19 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals154116167380475
Charlie Lavery185058  126
Dave Woolwine-6 7438 106
Nick Servidio6511   76
Richard Fencel23 24  47
Frank Boxley36    36
Paul Janshego 21   21
Ray Collins 14   14
Jimbo Thornton67   13
Joe Moody92   11
Bill Elmore  11  11
Tom Dooley 11   11
Mike Foley3    3
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals393117542011595
Victor "Jack" Rabbits5757   114
Joe Marconi67-137  103
Harry Sweeney68  20 88
Ray Surbaugh61   970
Dick Nicholson55    55
Max Ludwig 48   48
Fred Wyant44   044
Paul Shepherd28    28
Don Wilson0 17 219
Walter Beene13    13
Bill Hillen 9   9
Carl Norman 4   4
 VMIWest Virginia
First Downs1821
 Rushing1116
 Passing65
 Penalty10
NET YARDS RUSHING153374
 Rushing Attempts4444
 Average Per Rush3.58.5
 Rushing Touchdowns15
 Yards Gained Rushing169406
 Yards Lost Rushing1632
NET YARDS PASSING116117
 Completions-Attempts-Int11-33-36-9-0
 Average Per Attempt3.513.0
 Average Per Completion10.519.5
 Passing Touchdowns01
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS269491
 Total Offense Plays7753
 Average Gain Per Play3.59.3
Fumbles: Number-Lost3-27-4
Penalties: Number-Yards2-205-32
PUNTS-YARDS4-1382-81
 Average Yards Per Punt34.540.5
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-38-02-20-0
 Average Per Return19.010.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD7-167-02-54-0
 Average Per Return23.927.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD0-0-03-11-0
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 000031100
11Fred Wyant          10  
32Ray Surbaugh          19  
31Don Wilson          12  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 WVU - Fred Wyant 18 yd rush TD (Kick by Charles Donaldson Good)0-7
1 WVU - Joe Marconi 3 yd rush TD (Kick by Charles Donaldson Good)0-14
2 WVU - Harry Sweeney 2 yd rush TD (Kick by Sam Huff Good)0-21
3 WVU - Joe Marconi 11 yd rush TD0-27
3 WVU - Walter Beene 6 yd rush TD (Kick by Sam Huff Good)0-34
3 VMI - Frank Boxley 6 yd rush TD6-34
4 WVU - Victor "Jack" Rabbits 56 yd TD pass from Paul Shepherd6-40
Attendance: 11,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
VMI00606
West Virginia14713640
Officials: C.L. Harper (Field Judge), R.M. Gantt (Head Linesman), J.D. Rogers (Referee), J.L. Blanks (Umpire)
VMI
PosOffense
LETom Dooley
LTChip Lazarus
LGJohnny Morgan
CNick Lyons
RERay Collins
RGCarl LeBourdais
RTBill Miller
QBDave Woolwine
FBNick Servidio
RHJimbo Thornton
LHMike Foley
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEGary Bunn
LTBruce Bosley
LGGene Lathey
CCharles Donaldson
RGGene Lamone
REBill Hillen
RTSam Huff
QBFred Wyant
FBJoe Marconi
LHHarry Sweeney
RHDick Nicholson
Jim Brawner, Royce Jones, Jerry Kress, Ted Barker, John Johnson, Gerald Jarrett, Richard Buzzelli, Richard Fencel, Jim Foster, Maurice Johnston, Ken Dickenson, Buck Boxley, Myles Hutchinson, Charles Byrd, Samuel Witt, Dave Martin, Wes Foster, John Turley, David Armstrong, Ron Swirk, John McCabe, Paul Janshego, Bill Elmore, Charlie Lavery, Joe Moody, Nick Evanusich, Gene Griffith, Lake Westfall, Nick Evanusich, Frank Boxley
10-Alex Szuch, 12-Walter Beene, 21-Paul Shepherd, 22-Victor "Jack" Rabbits, 23-Ray Borst, 24-Carl Norman, 31-Don Wilson, 32-Ray Surbaugh, 47-Eddie Dugan, 53-Ron Klim, 61-Barry Blake, 62-Phil Walsh, 63-Paul Starr, 65-Jerry Urda, 66-Ernest Fuchs, 69-Larry Doljac, 71-Cecil Huss, 76-Dick Tredway, 81-Max Ludwig, 83-Ted Holmes, 84-Joe Kopnisky, 88-Bill Underdonk