Virginia vs West Virginia
September 23, 1972 at Scott Stadium, Charlottesville, VA

Virginia
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals3413053771262.3
L. Kent Merritt16577500123.1
Dave Sullivan12602602626.0
John Rainey4177100102.5
J. Kelly Millard2808044.0
Ken Shelton1808088.0
Mike Lacika41082070.5
Greg Dickerhoof1101011.0
Chuck Belic103-30-3-3.0
George Allen, Jr4328-2513-6.3
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals45186561302162.9
Brian Chiles12710711135.9
Marcus Mauney5332310166.2
Mike Nelson527027195.4
Danny Buggs11601601616.0
Jeff Rice2110110105.5
Kerry Marbury819910091.3
Artie Owens2808054.0
Ade Dillon6011-1100-1.8
Bernie Galiffa4134-3301-8.3
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals194232150450
George Allen, Jr13313139018 
L. Kent Merritt11045045 
Harrison P. Davis, III510031015 
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals172903405780
Bernie Galiffa1319 298478 
Ade Dillon410042114 
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals1921504511.3
Dave Sullivan58804517.6
Chuck Belic23201716.0
John Beattie3240148.0
Billy Lanahan22201511.0
John Rainey318096.0
Mike Lacika2170148.5
Ken Shelton11601616.0
L. Kent Merritt1-20-2-2.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals1734057820.0
Marshall Mills713214518.9
Danny Buggs311327837.7
Nate Stephens35312017.7
Bernie Kirchner44211410.5
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals724134.447
William L. Maxwell724134.447
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals727038.651
Bob Sims727038.651
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals3382944219000
Gerard Mullins23529      
Stephen J. Sroba133      
Billy Lanahan   2910   
John Rainey   11414   
L. Kent Merritt   11919   
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals114142352632613
David Morris11414      
Artie Owens   12626   
Marcus Mauney   199   
Doug Charley      11313
Tom Geishauser      100
John Harcharic      11313
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals10221542380397
Dave Sullivan2688   114
L. Kent Merritt50-219  67
John Rainey101814  42
Gerard Mullins   35 35
Billy Lanahan 229  31
Chuck Belic-332   29
Ken Shelton816   24
John Beattie 24   24
Mike Lacika217   19
J. Kelly Millard8    8
Stephen J. Sroba   3 3
Greg Dickerhoof1    1
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals174340351426589
Marshall Mills 132   132
Danny Buggs16113   129
Brian Chiles71    71
Nate Stephens 53   53
Bernie Kirchner 42   42
Marcus Mauney31 9  40
Artie Owens8 26  34
Mike Nelson27    27
David Morris   14 14
John Harcharic    1313
Doug Charley    1313
Jeff Rice11    11
Kerry Marbury10    10
 VirginiaWest Virginia
First Downs1522
 Rushing58
 Passing912
 Penalty12
NET YARDS RUSHING77130
 Rushing Attempts3445
 Average Per Rush2.32.9
 Rushing Touchdowns12
 Yards Gained Rushing130186
 Yards Lost Rushing5356
NET YARDS PASSING215340
 Completions-Attempts-Int19-42-317-29-0
 Average Per Attempt5.111.7
 Average Per Completion11.320.0
 Passing Touchdowns05
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS292470
 Total Offense Plays7674
 Average Gain Per Play3.86.4
Fumbles: Number-Lost3-13-0
Penalties: Number-Yards5-579-88
PUNTS-YARDS7-2417-270
 Average Yards Per Punt34.438.6
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-38-01-14-0
 Average Per Return12.714.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD4-51-02-35-0
 Average Per Return12.817.5
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD0-0-3-26-0
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--
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00000000
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West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000032600
10Doug Charley          113  
23Tom Geishauser          10  
30John Harcharic          113  
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
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Attendance: 27,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Virginia370010
West Virginia02120748
Temperature: 66 • Wind: NE 10-15mph • Weather: Generally sunny with little chance of ra
Virginia
West Virginia
Mike Lacika, John Beattie, Billy Lanahan, Harrison P. Davis, III, J. Kelly Millard, Ken Shelton, Chuck Belic, Dave Sullivan, Greg Dickerhoof, L. Kent Merritt, Stephen J. Sroba, William L. Maxwell, George Allen, Jr, John Rainey, Gerard Mullins
8-Danny Buggs, 9-Marshall Mills, 10-Doug Charley, 12-Bernie Galiffa, 15-Ade Dillon, 18-David Morris, 23-Tom Geishauser, 24-Artie Owens, 30-John Harcharic, 32-Kerry Marbury, 33-Mike Nelson, 34-Frank Nester, 35-Marcus Mauney, 42-Jeff Rice, 44-Brian Chiles, 86-Bernie Kirchner, 88-Nate Stephens, 89-Bob Sims