1958

H/A/NGamesWinsLossesTies%
All Games10451.450
Home5221.500
Away4130.250
Neutral11001.000
DateRankOpponentOpp. RankConf.SiteLocationH/AOTsWVUOppW/LAttendance
Sep 20 Richmond *Old Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WVH 6622W20,000
Sep 2713Oklahoma2Owen Field at Memorial StadiumNorman, OKA 1447L55,432
Oct 4 Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, INA 1213L20,000
Oct 11 Boston University Old Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WVH 3036L18,000
Oct 18 Pitt Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PAA 815L42,000
Oct 25 Virginia Tech *Richmond City StadiumRichmond, VAN 2120W22,000
Nov 1 George Washington *Old Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WVH 3512W13,000
Nov 8 Penn State Old Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WVH 1414T26,000
Nov 15 William & Mary *Cary FieldWilliamsburg, VAA 566W6,000
Nov 22 Syracuse10Old Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WVH 1215L25,000
RushingGPNo.RgLossNetTDLongAvg./g
Totals105060018772640187.7
Ray Peterson 81  3332 0.0
Mel Reight 77  2855400.0
Dick Longfellow186  2545 254.0
Danny Williams 51  2135 0.0
Bob Benke 48  1902 0.0
Noel Whipkey 39  1401 0.0
Dave Rider 35  1231 0.0
John Marra 20  702 0.0
Glen Shamblin 24  691 0.0
Bob Lively 6  640 0.0
Bill McClure 24  550 0.0
Chuck Simpson 6  371 0.0
Carmen Pomponio 2  290 0.0
Bob Connolly 1  7070.0
Harry Criss 5  41 0.0
Sam Day 1  4040.0
PassingGPCompAttIntYdsTDLongSackedAvg./g
Totals101072141614429800144.2
Dick Longfellow17915612948680 948.0
Danny Williams 203813441  0.0
Chuck Simpson 51621021  0.0
Carmen Pomponio 341481  0.0
ReceivingGPNo.YdsAvg.TDLongAvg./G
Totals10107144213.5980144.2
Terry Fairbanks11633120.7180331.0
Mel Reight 3132910.62 0.0
Dave Rider 1021921.92 0.0
Ray Peterson 1516911.31 0.0
Tony Tallarico 68313.81 0.0
John Marra 77610.90 0.0
Bruce McClung 46817.00 0.0
Noel Whipkey 7649.10 0.0
Ben McComb 6447.31 0.0
Phil Messinger 33010.01 0.0
Sam Day 13030.00300.0
Bill McClure 1-1-1.00-10.0
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals353747928612471520337
Ray Peterson982 8217 223 
Mel Reight891 51264737437
John Marra710979      
Dave Rider423 1121212121
Bill McClure220 12525   
Bill Lopasky11414177155
Elmer "Pete" Tolley144      
Terry Fairbanks11010      
Harry Criss11515      
J.D. Miller166      
Noel Whipkey   344    
Dick Longfellow   350 12828
Danny Williams   362 12020
Ben McComb   13030   
Bob Benke   11818   
Bob Connolly   12121122
Carmen Pomponio      11919
Charles Lanasa      122
Glen Shamblin      199
John Bowles      100
Bill Dumbauld      100
#NamePosHtWtClassLetterCaptainHometown
10Carmen PomponioQB5' 11"185So  Youngstown, OH
11Dick LongfellowQB5' 9"175Sr* Spencer, WV
12Chuck SimpsonQB6' 0"185Sr* Charleston, WV
14Bob ConnollyQB6' 0"185Sr  Pittsburgh, PA
15Danny WilliamsQB6' 0"175So* Beckley, WV
21Ray PetersonHB5' 11"175Jr* Falls Church, VA
22Dave RiderHB5' 11"180Jr* War, WV
32Glen ShamblinFB5' 10"200Jr* Sissonville, WV
33Harry CrissFB5' 9"185So  Library, PA
34Noel WhipkeyFB5' 10"200Sr* Charleston, WV
35Bob BenkeFB6' 0"210So* Star Junction, PA
36Elmer "Pete" TolleyG6' 0"200So* Bartley, WV
41John MarraHB5' 10"180So* Shinnston, WV
42Mel ReightHB5' 10"180Sr* Etna, PA
44Bill McClureHB6' 0"180Sr* Charleston, WV
45Terry FairbanksE6' 1"200Sr**Parsons, WV
46Sam DayHB6' 1"180So  Sarasota, FL
51Joe WirthC6' 0"200Jr* Pittsburgh, PA
53Bob LivelyC6' 2"195So  Oceana, WV
55J.D. MillerG6' 1"210Sr* Sewickley, PA
56Chuck BillakC5' 11"190Jr* Ronco, PA
61Glenn BowmanG6' 0"210So* Charleston, WV
62Carl DannenbergG6' 1"220Jr* Wheeling, WV
65Bill LopaskyG6' 0"220Jr* Lehman, PA
69Charles LanasaC5' 11"200So* Etna, PA
70Bill DumbauldT6' 5"245So  Huntington, WV
73Bill TrozzoT6' 1"230Sr* Rillton, PA
74Blaine StaatsT6' 2"250So* Mason, WV
75Jim HillenT6' 1"230Sr* Smock, PA
77Dick GuesmanT6' 4"245Sr* Brownsville, PA
79Ed SommerG5' 11"210Sr* Point Pleasant, WV
81Ben McCombE6' 2"200Jr* Sewickley, PA
82Ray BorlieE6' 4"200So  Portage, PA
83John BowlesE6' 2"200Sr* Bluefield, WV
85Bruce McClungE6' 4"205Sr* Rupert, WV
86Tony TallaricoE6' 2"180Jr* Lorado, WV
88Phil MessingerE6' 3"190Sr* Clarksburg, WV
Southern Conference Standings
#TeamConf. GamesWLT%OverallWLT%
1West Virginia44001.00010451.450
2Virginia Tech4310.75010541.550
3George Washington5320.6008350.375
4VMI5221.50010622.700
5Richmond7340.42910370.300
6Davidson5230.4009540.556
7Citadel5230.40010460.400
8Furman3120.3339270.222
9William & Mary6141.2509261.278