George Washington vs West Virginia
October 2, 1959 at Griffith Stadium, Washington, DC

George Washington
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals2554513000.1
Tom Haly8308220 2.8
John Wilt28080 4.0
Louis DeSimone27070 3.5
John Caracciolo24040 2.0
Duane Whetstone33030 1.0
Charlie Packan12020 2.0
Joe Ozefovich206-60 -3.0
Ed Hino5037-370 -7.4
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals5520715192103.5
John Marra11630630 5.7
Danny Williams5300300 6.0
Tom Huston11242220 2.0
Carmen Pomponio5210211 4.2
Jim Bargeloh3160160 5.3
Ray Peterson102612140 1.4
Dave Rider3110110 3.7
Curt Harmon27070 3.5
Bob Lively15050 5.0
Bob Benke14040 4.0
John Keller20000 0.0
Dick Herrig101-10 -1.0
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals14291146100
Ed Hino122101321  
Charlie Packan271140  
Tom Haly01000  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals716294000
Carmen Pomponio481480  
Danny Williams381460  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals141461010.4
Bill Smythe4840 21.0
Andy Guida3280 9.3
Alex Sokaris1170 17.0
Louis DeSimone2100 5.0
Tom Haly161 6.0
John Wilt150 5.0
Charlie Packan140 4.0
Duane Whetstone1-80 -8.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals7940013.4
John Marra3390 13.0
Dave Hess1260 26.0
Bob Timmerman1140 14.0
Ben McComb180 8.0
Ray Peterson170 7.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals829536.90
Bill Smythe519639.2 
Charlie Packan27135.5 
Tom Haly12828.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals311739.00
John Keller28643.0 
John Marra13131.0 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals00037402430
Charlie Packan   120    
John Caracciolo   131 118 
Duane Whetstone   123    
Louis DeSimone      125 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals77802520150
John Marra379       
Ray Peterson2-1 128    
Dick Herrig10       
Dave Rider10       
Jim Bargeloh   124    
Elmer "Pete" Tolley      15 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals4614674043309
Bill Smythe 84   84
John Caracciolo4 31 1853
Louis DeSimone710  2542
Andy Guida 28   28
Tom Haly226   28
Charlie Packan2420  26
Duane Whetstone3-823  18
Alex Sokaris 17   17
John Wilt85   13
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals1939452785422
John Marra6339 79 181
Ray Peterson14728-1 48
Jim Bargeloh16 24  40
Danny Williams30    30
Dave Hess 26   26
Tom Huston22    22
Carmen Pomponio21    21
Bob Timmerman 14   14
Dave Rider11  0 11
Ben McComb 8   8
Curt Harmon7    7
Bob Lively5    5
Elmer "Pete" Tolley    55
Bob Benke4    4
 George WashingtonWest Virginia
First Downs915
 Rushing212
 Passing73
 Penalty00
NET YARDS RUSHING3192
 Rushing Attempts2555
 Average Per Rush0.13.5
 Rushing Touchdowns01
 Yards Gained Rushing54207
 Yards Lost Rushing5115
NET YARDS PASSING14694
 Completions-Attempts-Int14-29-17-16-2
 Average Per Attempt5.05.9
 Average Per Completion10.413.4
 Passing Touchdowns10
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS149286
 Total Offense Plays5471
 Average Gain Per Play2.84.0
Fumbles: Number-Lost1-04-1
Penalties: Number-Yards4-304-30
PUNTS-YARDS8-2953-117
 Average Yards Per Punt36.939.0
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD0-0-07-78-0
 Average Per Return0.011.1
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-74-02-52-0
 Average Per Return24.726.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD2-43-01-5-0
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--
George Washington
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000024300
Louis DeSimone          125  
John Caracciolo          118  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00001500
67Elmer "Pete" Tolley          15  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 WVU - Carmen Pomponio 6 yd rush TD (Kick by John Thackston Good)7-0
2 WVU - John Thackston 24 yd FG10-0
4 GWU - Tom Haly 6 yd TD pass from Ed Hino (Pass by Tom Haly Good)10-8
Attendance: 10,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
George Washington00088
West Virginia703010
Officials: J.C. Hambright (Field Judge), N.F. Lord (Head Linesman), J.D. Vest (Referee), Robert Littrell (Umpire)
George Washington
PosOffense
LENick Anzelmi
LTPete Wasilewski
LGHenry Busky
CRon DeMelfi
REBill Smythe
RGBob Barbiere
RTGene Pasati
QBEd Hino
FBDuane Whetstone
RHTom Haly
LHJerry Power
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEBen McComb
LTCarl Dannenberg
LGBill Lopasky
CJoe Wirth
RERay Borlie
RGElmer "Pete" Tolley
RTGlenn Bowman
QBCarmen Pomponio
FBBob Benke
RHJohn Marra
LHRay Peterson
Charlie Packan, Andy Guida, Joe Ozefovich, Peter Sommer, Ellis Wisler, John Wilt, Ron Reeves, Bill Fearer, John Caracciolo, Louis DeSimone, Alex Sokaris, Steve Bartnicki, Jim Tricolli, Charlie Hornfeck, Dwayne Harkleroad
15-Danny Williams, 22-Dave Rider, 23-Jim Bargeloh, 25-Dick Herrig, 26-John Keller, 32-Tom Huston, 34-Curt Harmon, 36-Bob Lively, 45-John Thackston, 53-Charles Lanasa, 63-Paul Gatto, 64-Fred Adkins, 68-Jerry Keeney, 70-Bill Dumbauld, 73-Bill Winter, 77-Bob Fletcher, 79-Charles Martin, 88-Bob Timmerman, 89-Dave Hess