Maryland vs West Virginia
September 19, 1959 at Byrd Stadium, College Park, MD

Maryland
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals2713720117004.3
Dick Novak65612440 7.3
Dwayne Fletcher3290290 9.7
Jim Joyce7246180 2.6
Dale Betty2120120 6.0
Jim Davidson211290 4.5
Pat Drass55050 1.0
Ken Houser20000 0.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals5918431153102.6
Dick Herrig7362340 4.9
Carmen Pomponio114717301 2.7
Ray Peterson10280280 2.8
Tom Huston9292270 3.0
Dave Rider4160160 4.0
Bob Benke39090 3.0
Curt Harmon48080 2.0
John Marra66240 0.7
Danny Williams456-10 -0.3
Dale Evans102-20 -2.0
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals18342232300
Dick Novak111801843  
Dale Betty5132340  
Gary Collins110100  
Dwayne Fletcher12040  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals514275000
Carmen Pomponio5100750  
Danny Williams03100  
Dale Evans01100  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals182323012.9
Gary Collins3611 20.3
Jim Davidson3561 18.7
Tony Scotti3371 12.3
Joe Mona4280 7.0
Vincent Scott1120 12.0
Everett Cloud1110 11.0
Bob Gallagher1110 11.0
Hank Poniatowski1100 10.0
Ken Houser160 6.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals5750015.0
Dick Struck2390 19.5
Dick Herrig2200 10.0
Ray Borlie1160 16.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals312943.00
Gary Collins312943.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals414035.00
Danny Williams414035.0 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals233022302360
Dwayne Fletcher15       
Don Van Reenan128       
Hank Poniatowski   110    
Ron Shaffer   113    
Jim Davidson      121 
Vincent Scott      115 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals325071510200
Carmen Pomponio211       
Ray Peterson114 117    
John Marra   4108    
Dick Herrig   111    
Dave Rider   115    
Elmer "Pete" Tolley      10 
Joe Wirth      10 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals117232233336441
Jim Davidson956  2186
Gary Collins 61   61
Dick Novak44    44
Tony Scotti 37   37
Dwayne Fletcher29  5 34
Joe Mona 28   28
Don Van Reenan   28 28
Vincent Scott 12  1527
Hank Poniatowski 1010  20
Jim Joyce18    18
Ron Shaffer  13  13
Dale Betty12    12
Bob Gallagher 11   11
Everett Cloud 11   11
Ken Houser06   6
Pat Drass5    5
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals15675151250407
John Marra4 108  112
Dick Herrig342011  65
Ray Peterson28 1714 59
Carmen Pomponio30  11 41
Dick Struck 39   39
Dave Rider16 15  31
Tom Huston27    27
Ray Borlie 16   16
Bob Benke9    9
Curt Harmon8    8
 MarylandWest Virginia
First Downs1616
 Rushing511
 Passing104
 Penalty11
NET YARDS RUSHING117153
 Rushing Attempts2759
 Average Per Rush4.32.6
 Rushing Touchdowns01
 Yards Gained Rushing137184
 Yards Lost Rushing2031
NET YARDS PASSING23275
 Completions-Attempts-Int18-34-25-14-2
 Average Per Attempt6.85.4
 Average Per Completion12.915.0
 Passing Touchdowns30
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS349228
 Total Offense Plays6173
 Average Gain Per Play5.73.1
Fumbles: Number-Lost1-01-1
Penalties: Number-Yards11-1055-55
PUNTS-YARDS3-1294-140
 Average Yards Per Punt43.035.0
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-33-03-25-0
 Average Per Return16.58.3
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-23-07-151-0
 Average Per Return11.521.6
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD2-36-02-0-0
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--
Maryland
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000023600
 Jim Davidson          121  
 Vincent Scott          115  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00002000
67Elmer "Pete" Tolley          10  
51Joe Wirth          10  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 MD - Tony Scotti 6 yd TD pass from Dick Novak0-6
2 MD - Vincent Scott 38 yd FG0-9
3 MD - Gary Collins 14 yd TD pass from Dick Novak0-15
3 MD - Vincent Scott 31 yd FG0-18
3 WVU - Carmen Pomponio 3 yd rush TD (Kick by John Thackston Good)7-18
4 MD - Jim Davidson 40 yd TD pass from Dick Novak7-24
4 MD - Vincent Scott 38 yd FG7-27
Attendance: 28,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Maryland639927
West Virginia00707
Officials: Hackney (Back Judge), C.L. Harper (Field Judge), W.M. Wilbanks (Head Linesman), W.C. Clary (Referee), J.D. Patton (Umpire)
Maryland
PosOffense
LERon Shaffer
LTKurt Schwarz
LGPete Boinis
CVictor Schwartz
RGTom Gunderman
REVincent Scott
RTJoe Gardi
QBDick Novak
FBJim Joyce
LHDon Van Reenan
RHBob Gallagher
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEBen McComb
LTCarl Dannenberg
LGBill Lopasky
CCharles Lanasa
RGElmer "Pete" Tolley
REDave Hess
RTGlenn Bowman
QBDanny Williams
FBTom Huston
RHDave Rider
LHRay Peterson
Dale Betty, Gene Verardi, Tony Scotti, Tom Sankovich, Hank Poniatowski, Joe Mona, Bill Lazaro, Bill Kirchiro, Bob Hacker, Tom Flor, Dwayne Fletcher, Dick Barlund, Rod Breedlove, Everett Cloud, Gary Collins, Jim Davidson, Leroy Dietrich, Pat Drass, Lou Ingram, Jim Boff, George Draksler, Steve Shimkus, Ken Houser
10-Carmen Pomponio, 12-Dale Evans, 25-Dick Herrig, 31-Glenn Bennett, 34-Curt Harmon, 35-Bob Benke, 41-John Marra, 45-John Thackston, 51-Joe Wirth, 54-Charles Bonar, 63-Paul Gatto, 64-Fred Adkins, 66-Dick Struck, 68-Jerry Keeney, 70-Bill Dumbauld, 73-Bill Winter, 76-Larry Foltz, 82-Ray Borlie, 87-Charles Downs, 88-Bob Timmerman