Boston University vs West Virginia
October 9, 1959 at BU Field, Boston, MA

Boston University
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals4218813175004.2
Paul Cancro14640640 4.6
Hugo Bolin12554510 4.3
Dick Robichauld2200200 10.0
Dick Desmarais7245190 2.7
Emo DeNitto2160160 8.0
Jackie Farland17070 7.0
Jim Luker10000 0.0
George Bradley324-20 -0.7
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals5419714183003.4
Ray Peterson10391380 3.8
John Marra7300300 4.3
Curt Harmon7280280 4.0
Tom Huston10241230 2.3
Dick Herrig5222200 4.0
Danny Williams3170170 5.7
Dave Rider4130130 3.3
Jim Bargeloh5187110 2.2
Carmen Pomponio36330 1.0
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals37257100
Jackie Farland252380  
Emo DeNitto120191  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals822250000
Carmen Pomponio6110410  
Danny Williams18150  
Ray Peterson11040  
Dale Evans01100  
Roger Holdinsky01000  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals3571019.0
Geno Prebolla2401 20.0
Hugo Bolin1170 17.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals852006.5
John Marra4330 8.3
Dave Rider2220 11.0
Ray Peterson160 6.0
Tom Huston1-90 -9.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals419147.80
George Bradley419147.8 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals310133.70
Tom Huston13939.0 
John Keller13232.0 
John Marra13030.0 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals35000002350
Paul Cancro126       
Dick Robichauld118       
Emo DeNitto16    120 
Bill DiLorenzo      115 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals450035402210
Carmen Pomponio19 117    
Dick Herrig13       
John Marra133       
Dave Rider15       
Ray Peterson   122 121 
John Keller   115    
Roger Holdinsky      10 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals1775705035319
Paul Cancro64  26 90
Hugo Bolin5117   68
Emo DeNitto16  62042
Geno Prebolla 40   40
Dick Robichauld20  18 38
Dick Desmarais19    19
Bill DiLorenzo    1515
Jackie Farland7    7
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals18352545021360
John Marra3033 33 96
Ray Peterson38622 2187
Dave Rider1322 5 40
Carmen Pomponio3 179 29
Curt Harmon28    28
Dick Herrig20  3 23
Danny Williams17    17
John Keller  15  15
Tom Huston23-9   14
Jim Bargeloh11    11
 Boston UniversityWest Virginia
First Downs1217
 Rushing913
 Passing33
 Penalty01
NET YARDS RUSHING175183
 Rushing Attempts4254
 Average Per Rush4.23.4
 Rushing Touchdowns00
 Yards Gained Rushing188197
 Yards Lost Rushing1314
NET YARDS PASSING5750
 Completions-Attempts-Int3-7-28-22-2
 Average Per Attempt8.12.3
 Average Per Completion19.06.3
 Passing Touchdowns10
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS232233
 Total Offense Plays4962
 Average Gain Per Play4.73.8
Fumbles: Number-Lost0-04-1
Penalties: Number-Yards6-653-35
PUNTS-YARDS4-1913-101
 Average Yards Per Punt47.833.7
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-50-04-50-0
 Average Per Return16.712.5
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD0-0-03-54-0
 Average Per Return0.018.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD2-35-02-21-0
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--
Boston University
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000023500
 Emo DeNitto          120  
Bill DiLorenzo          115  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000022100
24Roger Holdinsky          10  
21Ray Peterson          121  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 BU - Geno Prebolla 19 yd TD pass from Elmo DiNitto (Kick by George Bradley Good)0-7
Attendance: 8,500
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Boston University00077
West Virginia00000
Officials: Stephen Juenger (Field Judge), N.F. Lord (Head Linesman), J.D. Rogers (Referee), James Brenan (Umpire)
Boston University
PosOffense
LEGeno Prebolla
LTBob Minihane
LGJohn Meschino
CJack Stephans
REPat McCue
RGLeonard Pare
RTPaul Manganaro
QBEmo DeNitto
FBGeorge Bradley
RHPaul Cancro
LHHugo Bolin
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEBen McComb
LTCarl Dannenberg
LGBill Lopasky
CJoe Wirth
REDave Hess
RGElmer "Pete" Tolley
RTGlenn Bowman
QBCarmen Pomponio
FBTom Huston
RHJohn Marra
LHRay Peterson
Jackie Farland, Dick Desmarais, Dick Robichauld, Jim Rothwell, Ralph Frazier, Gerry Gaudreau, Bob Morrissey, Jim Stack, Paul Urban, Don Aikens, Jim Pearson, Lopez, Jim Luker, John Fogarty, George Prodanas, Cosmo Piccolo, Elmo DiNitto, Thomas Caito, Steve McGowan, Bob Marques, Steve Wright, Glenn Stefano, Joseph McMann, Hal McAvoy, Ron Shiesley, Peter Perreault, Steve Turkalo, Bill DiLorenzo
12-Dale Evans, 15-Danny Williams, 22-Dave Rider, 23-Jim Bargeloh, 24-Roger Holdinsky, 25-Dick Herrig, 26-John Keller, 34-Curt Harmon, 35-Bob Benke, 45-John Thackston, 52-Ed Kensky, 53-Charles Lanasa, 55-Vearl Haynes, 63-Paul Gatto, 64-Fred Adkins, 68-Jerry Keeney, 70-Bill Dumbauld, 71-Tom Bateman, 73-Bill Winter, 77-Bob Fletcher, 79-Charles Martin, 82-Ray Borlie, 84-Bob Lavelle, 87-Charles Downs, 88-Bob Timmerman