#10 Pitt vs West Virginia
September 22, 1956 at Old Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV

Pitt
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals441114269201.6
Richard Bowen11404360 3.3
Nick Passodelis8275221 2.8
Charles Cost6121110 1.8
Tom Jenkins48080 2.0
Ralph Jelic24040 2.0
Ray DiPasquale34221 0.7
Corny Salvaterra338-50 -1.7
Darrell Lewis71322-90 -1.3
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals4515812146203.2
Larry Krutko13572550 4.2
Noel Whipkey10340340 3.4
Bob Snider6201190 3.2
Paul "Whitey" Mikanik5180180 3.6
Ralph Anastasio6171160 2.7
Ronnie Santicola16060 6.0
Victor "Jack" Rabbits14040 4.0
Mickey Trimarki328-62 -2.0
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals25127000
Corny Salvaterra131210  
Darrell Lewis12060  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals719493000
Mickey Trimarki7194930  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals2270013.5
Joe Walton1210 21.0
Charles Cost160 6.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals7930013.3
Joe Kopnisky3440 14.7
Bob Snider1170 17.0
Ralph Anastasio1150 15.0
Bruce McClung1110 11.0
Larry Krutko160 6.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals827834.80
Tom Jenkins520841.6 
Ralph Jelic27035.0 
Corny Salvaterra100.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals25125.50
Paul "Whitey" Mikanik13636.0 
Ralph Anastasio11515.0 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals00038904350
Charles Cost   134    
Nick Passodelis   136    
Bob Pollock   119    
Corny Salvaterra      10 
Jim Theodore      110 
Tom Jenkins      225 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals441037101150
Ralph Anastasio112 120    
Joe Kopnisky118       
Victor "Jack" Rabbits16       
Ronnie Santicola15       
Paul "Whitey" Mikanik   126    
Bob Snider   125    
Mickey Trimarki      115 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals832789035234
Nick Passodelis22 36  58
Charles Cost11634  51
Richard Bowen36    36
Tom Jenkins8   2533
Joe Walton 21   21
Bob Pollock  19  19
Jim Theodore    1010
Ralph Jelic4    4
Ray DiPasquale2    2
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals14693714115366
Ralph Anastasio16152012 63
Joe Kopnisky 44 18 62
Bob Snider191725  61
Larry Krutko556   61
Paul "Whitey" Mikanik18 26  44
Noel Whipkey34    34
Bruce McClung 11   11
Ronnie Santicola6  5 11
Victor "Jack" Rabbits4  6 10
Mickey Trimarki-6   159
 West VirginiaPitt
First Downs165
 Rushing84
 Passing51
 Penalty30
NET YARDS RUSHING14669
 Rushing Attempts4544
 Average Per Rush3.21.6
 Rushing Touchdowns22
 Yards Gained Rushing158111
 Yards Lost Rushing1242
NET YARDS PASSING9327
 Completions-Attempts-Int7-19-42-5-1
 Average Per Attempt4.95.4
 Average Per Completion13.313.5
 Passing Touchdowns00
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS23996
 Total Offense Plays6449
 Average Gain Per Play3.72.0
Fumbles: Number-Lost3-25-3
Penalties: Number-Yards6-3010-100
PUNTS-YARDS2-518-278
 Average Yards Per Punt25.534.8
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD4-41-00-0-0
 Average Per Return10.30.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-71-03-89-0
 Average Per Return23.729.7
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD1-15-04-35-0
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--
Pitt
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000043500
 Corny Salvaterra          10  
 Jim Theodore          110  
Tom Jenkins          225  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000011500
15Mickey Trimarki          115  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
2 WVU - Mickey Trimarki 1 yd rush TD0-6
3 Pitt - Ray DiPasquale 2 yd rush TD (Kick by Ambrose Bagamery Good)7-6
3 Pitt - Nick Passodelis 5 yd rush TD (Rush by Darrell Lewis Good)14-6
4 WVU - Mickey Trimarki 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Jim Pickett Good)14-13
Attendance: 34,800
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Pitt0014014
West Virginia060713
Officials: Cliff Montgomery (Field Judge), Ed Clary (Head Linesman), J.D. Rogers (Referee), F.A. Rockwell (Umpire)
Pitt
PosOffense
LEJoe Walton
LTBob Pollock
LGVincent Scorsone
CCharles Brueckman
RGDan Wisniewski
REDick Scherer
RTHerman Canil
QBCorny Salvaterra
FBTom Jenkins
RHRay DiPasquale
LHRichard Bowen
West Virginia
PosOffense
LERoger Chancey
LTJim Pickett
LGJoe Nicely
CChuck Howley
REJoe Kopnisky
RGBob Guenther
RTPaul Sharkady
QBMickey Trimarki
FBLarry Krutko
RHRalph Anastasio
LHBob Snider
Ambrose Bagamery, Tom Salwocki, Dick Carr, Bob Rosborough, Ralph Jelic, Dale Brown, Jim Theodore, Jim McCusker, Rod Kissel, Nick Passodelis, Darrell Lewis, Charles Cost, Don Crafton, John Guzik
22-Victor "Jack" Rabbits, 25-Paul "Whitey" Mikanik, 34-Noel Whipkey, 41-Sammy Sizemore, 43-Ronnie Santicola, 45-Terry Fairbanks, 54-Tom Domen, 55-Barry Blake, 64-Gene Lathey, 73-Bill Underdonk, 77-Dick Guesman, 79-Ed Sommer, 85-Bruce McClung