#5 Syracuse vs West Virginia
September 30, 1961 1:30pm at Archbold Stadium, Syracuse, NY

Syracuse
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals47223202031444.3
Gary Fallon9650650167.2
William Schoonover45105114412.8
Ernie Davis1441635072.5
Richard Easterly832230093.8
Peter Brokaw517611072.2
John Humphreys2808044.0
Donald King1404044.0
David Sarette456-105-0.3
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals39148331151222.9
Tom Woodeshick8410410225.1
Eli Kosanovich4250250146.3
Glenn Holton822022162.8
Fred Colvard63111200143.3
Roger Holdinsky514113062.6
Jim Moss412012073.0
Steve Berzansky1303033.0
Dale Evans3021-210-2-7.0
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals91821353500
David Sarette6131104350 
Robert Lelli35131011 
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals5103530200
Fred Colvard36229014 
Dale Evans24124020 
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals913535015.0
Richard Easterly26015030.0
Ernie Davis34412614.7
Richard Bowman2170128.5
Walter Sweeney19099.0
Kenneth Ericson15155.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals55302010.6
Steve Berzansky33502011.7
Dick Struck11401414.0
Glenn Holton14044.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals520140.20
John Snider417443.5 
Daniel Sullivan12727.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals728841.10
Dieter Garrett728841.1 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals336036003106
Ernie Davis220       
John Humphreys116       
Richard Easterly   126    
Gary Fallon   113    
Jerald Sobul   121    
Robert Stem      166
Donald King      100
John Snider      144
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals000510402890
Roger Holdinsky   244    
Jim Moss   134 289 
Eli Kosanovich   110    
Tom Woodeshick   116    
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals204135603610445
Richard Easterly306026  116
Ernie Davis3544 20 99
Gary Fallon65 13  78
William Schoonover51    51
John Humphreys8  16 24
Jerald Sobul  21  21
Richard Bowman 17   17
Peter Brokaw11    11
Walter Sweeney 9   9
Robert Stem    66
Kenneth Ericson 5   5
John Snider    44
Donald King4   04
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals13653104089382
Jim Moss12 34 89135
Roger Holdinsky13 44  57
Tom Woodeshick41 16  57
Steve Berzansky335   38
Eli Kosanovich25 10  35
Glenn Holton224   26
Fred Colvard20    20
Dick Struck 14   14
 SyracuseWest Virginia
First Downs1510
 Rushing88
 Passing62
 Penalty10
NET YARDS RUSHING203115
 Rushing Attempts4739
 Average Per Rush4.32.9
 Rushing Touchdowns11
 Yards Gained Rushing223142
 Yards Lost Rushing1647
NET YARDS PASSING13553
 Completions-Attempts-Int9-18-25-10-3
 Average Per Attempt7.55.3
 Average Per Completion15.010.6
 Passing Touchdowns30
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS338168
 Total Offense Plays6549
 Average Gain Per Play5.23.4
Fumbles: Number-Lost0-03-1
Penalties: Number-Yards9-817-95
PUNTS-YARDS4-1747-288
 Average Yards Per Punt43.541.1
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-36-00-0-0
 Average Per Return12.00.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-60-05-104-0
 Average Per Return20.020.8
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD3-10-02-89-1
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--
Syracuse
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000031000
 Robert Stem          16  
 Donald King          10  
 John Snider          14  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000028900
 Jim Moss          289  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 SU - Kenneth Ericson 5 yd TD pass from David Sarette (Kick by Kenneth Ericson Good)0-7
2 SU - William Schoonover 44 yd rush TD0-13
2 SU - Richard Easterly 50 yd TD pass from David Sarette (Rush by David Sarette Good)0-21
2 WVU - Jim Moss 87 yd interception return TD (Pass by Ken Herock Good)8-21
4 WVU - Glenn Holton 2 yd rush TD14-21
4 SU - Ernie Davis 26 yd TD pass from David Sarette (Pass by Ernie Davis Good)14-29
Attendance: 25,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Syracuse7140829
West Virginia080614
Start Time: 1:30pm
Officials: Emil Narick (Back Judge), G. Forbes (Field Judge), Robert Stephens (Head Linesman), Nelson Harvey (Referee), James Henry (Umpire)
Temperature: 71 • Wind: SSE 10-20mph • Weather: Fair and warmer
Syracuse
PosOffense
LEWalter Sweeney
LTDavid Meggyesy
LGThomas Spillett
CRobert Stem
REJohn Mackey
RGGeorge Francovitch
RTJohn Brown
QBDavid Sarette
FBGary Fallon
RHRichard Easterly
LHErnie Davis
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEKen Herock
LTBill Winter
LGBob DeLorenzo
CPete Goimarac
RGKeith Melenyzer
REPaul Gray
RTSteve H. Edwards
QBFred Colvard
FBGlenn Holton
RHTom Woodeshick
LHJim Moss
Charles Wink, Jerald Sobul, James Laffey, Robert Lelli, John Snider, Leonard Slaby, William Schoonover, John Paglio, James Mazurek, John Humphreys, Henry Huettner, Richard Bowman, John Seketa, Eugene Stancin, Donald King, Kenneth Ericson, Peter Brokaw, Daniel Sullivan
Roger Holdinsky, Eli Kosanovich, Dieter Garrett, Dale Evans, Steve Berzansky, Dick Struck, 15-Jerry Yost, 21-Jim Procopio, 31-Glenn Bennett, 32-John Bosley, 34-Don Myers, 44-Joel Hicks, 51-Joe Kiselica, 52-John Skinner, 63-Tom Brindle, 64-Fred Adkins, 65-Dave Santrock, 66-Charles Martin, 68-Bernie Carney, 70-Ron Haggerty, 74-Phil Sizemore, 77-Frank Sirianni, 79-Larry Niedzalkoski, 83-Ray Bazzoli