Boston University vs West Virginia
October 12, 1957 at University Field, Boston, MA

Boston University
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals4013328105002.6
John Maio10624580 5.8
James Dean8281270 3.4
Tom O'Connell4240240 6.0
Paul Cancro59360 1.2
Larry Fennessy46060 1.5
Hugo Bolin12020 2.0
Glenn Stefano11010 1.0
Tom Pat Sullivan10000 0.0
Elmo DiNitto318-70 -2.3
Leonard Hill3012-120 -4.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals523509341606.6
Paul "Whitey" Mikanik9890891 9.9
Dave Rider6880880 14.7
Dick Longfellow10634590 5.9
Larry Krutko7370371 5.3
Glen Shamblin8351342 4.3
Bill McClure4160161 4.0
Noel Whipkey26061 3.0
Chuck Simpson26150 2.5
Mel Reight28350 2.5
Ronnie Santicola22020 1.0
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals71831201460
Elmo DiNitto410187146 
Leonard Hill272180  
Tom O'Connell110150  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals513168000
Dick Longfellow5111680  
Chuck Simpson02000  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals712014617.1
John Maio26114630.5
Tom O'Connell1270 27.0
Larry Fennessy1100 10.0
Sal Schiazza180 8.0
James Dean180 8.0
William McCue160 6.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals5680013.6
Mel Reight2340 17.0
Bill Ford1170 17.0
Terry Fairbanks1140 14.0
Bruce McClung130 3.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals513326.60
Leonard Hill25829.0 
Leonard Pare24422.0 
James Kenney13131.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals27839.00
Paul "Whitey" Mikanik27839.0 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals226081480160
John Maio226       
Larry Fennessy   256    
Tom Pat Sullivan   228    
Elmo DiNitto   117    
Tom O'Connell   12    
Paul Cancro   122    
James Dean   123    
Steve McGowan      16 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals328012003150
Dave Rider220       
Mel Reight18       
Paul "Whitey" Mikanik   120    
Bob Guenther      10 
Dick Longfellow      115 
Bill McClure      10 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals117120148266417
John Maio5861 26 145
Larry Fennessy61056  72
James Dean27823  58
Tom O'Connell24272  53
Paul Cancro6 22  28
Tom Pat Sullivan0 28  28
Elmo DiNitto-7 17  10
Sal Schiazza 8   8
Steve McGowan    66
William McCue 6   6
Hugo Bolin2    2
Glenn Stefano1    1
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals34168202815472
Paul "Whitey" Mikanik89 20  109
Dave Rider88  20 108
Dick Longfellow59   1574
Mel Reight534 8 47
Larry Krutko37    37
Glen Shamblin34    34
Bill Ford 17   17
Bill McClure16   016
Terry Fairbanks 14   14
Noel Whipkey6    6
Chuck Simpson5    5
Bruce McClung 3   3
Ronnie Santicola2    2
 Boston UniversityWest Virginia
First Downs1217
 Rushing712
 Passing54
 Penalty01
NET YARDS RUSHING105341
 Rushing Attempts4052
 Average Per Rush2.66.6
 Rushing Touchdowns06
 Yards Gained Rushing133350
 Yards Lost Rushing289
NET YARDS PASSING12068
 Completions-Attempts-Int7-18-35-13-1
 Average Per Attempt6.75.2
 Average Per Completion17.113.6
 Passing Touchdowns10
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS225409
 Total Offense Plays5865
 Average Gain Per Play3.96.3
Fumbles: Number-Lost5-34-2
Penalties: Number-Yards5-256-50
PUNTS-YARDS5-1332-78
 Average Yards Per Punt26.639.0
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-26-03-28-0
 Average Per Return13.09.3
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD8-148-01-20-0
 Average Per Return18.520.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD1-6-03-15-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD0-0-01-90-1
Miscellaneous Yards  
Possession Time  
Third Down Conversions of of
Fourth Down Conversions of of
Red Zone Scores-Chances--
Sacks By: Number-Yards--
Boston University
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00001600
Steve McGowan          16  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000031500
63Bob Guenther          10  
11Dick Longfellow          115  
44Bill McClure          10  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 WVU - Paul "Whitey" Mikanik 4 yd rush TD6-0
1 WVU - Glen Shamblin 4 yd rush TD (Kick by Dick Guesman Good)13-0
2 WVU - Larry Krutko 12 yd rush TD (Kick by Paul "Whitey" Mikanik Good)20-0
2 WVU - Glen Shamblin 3 yd rush TD26-0
3 WVU - Bill McClure 8 yd rush TD (Kick by Jim Pickett Good)33-0
4 WVU - Noel Whipkey 3 yd rush TD (Kick by Paul "Whitey" Mikanik Good)40-0
4 WVU - Tony Tallarico 90 yd fumble return TD46-0
4 BU - John Maio 45 yd TD pass from Elmo DiNitto46-6
Attendance: 9,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Boston University00066
West Virginia131371346
Officials: Harry Montgomery (Field Judge), Walter Coffee (Head Linesman), Charles Kelly (Referee), Robert Littrell (Umpire)
Boston University
PosOffense
LEJames Kenney
LTEd Paulauskas
LGLarry Vinecour
CBob Marques
RGSteve McGowan
REJack Regan
RTArthur Krozy
QBLeonard Hill
FBJames Dean
LHLarry Fennessy
RHPaul Cancro
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEBruce McClung
LTJim Pickett
LGEd Sommer
CChuck Billak
RGBob Guenther
RETerry Fairbanks
RTJim Hillen
QBDick Longfellow
FBLarry Krutko
LHPaul "Whitey" Mikanik
RHDave Rider
Thomas Caito, Tom Pat Sullivan, Steve Wright, Paul Manganaro, Edward Guiski, William McCue, Eugene Prebola, Hugo Bolin, Phillip Kearney, Tom O'Connell, Glenn Stefano
32-Glen Shamblin, 34-Noel Whipkey, 42-Mel Reight, 43-Ronnie Santicola, 44-Bill McClure, 51-Joe Wirth, 55-J.D. Miller, 60-Bill Ford, 64-Charles Hageder, 65-Bill Lopasky, 68-Jerry Keeney, 77-Dick Guesman, 80-Rick Rodesky, 86-Tony Tallarico, 87-Roger Chancey, 88-Phil Messinger, 89-Dennis Jones