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Postgame Notes - William & Mary Game

Sept. 2, 2017

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Virginia 28, William & Mary 10
Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017
Scott Stadium 

Team Notes

** - denotes true freshmen

 

Player Notes

  • QB Kurt Benkert went 27-of-39 for 262 yards and three TDs
  • Benkert has thrown three or more TDs in five games at UVA
  • HB Olamide Zaccheaus tallied his ninth career receiving TD with a 17-yarder in the third quarter
  • Zaccheaus (5 catches, 56 yards) extended his reception streak to 17 games
  • RB Jordan Ellis set career highs in rushes (20) and rushing yards (80)
  • Ellis added a pair of TDs (1 rushing, 1 receiving)
  • Andre Levrone’s 34-yard TD reception marked his third career receiving TD (first since freshman season in 2014)
  • Ben Hogg had his first career reception, coming on UVA’s first play from scrimmage
  • Doni Dowling extended his reception streak to six games and finished with team highs in catches (6) and yards (76)
  • S Juan Thornhill had a career-high 10 tackles
  • OLB Malcolm Cook had his first career sack and a career-high 13 tackles
  • OLB Chris Peace recorded his first career interception
  • FS Quin Blanding (14 tackles) moved past Randy Neal (367 tackles, 1991-94) into eighth on UVA’s all-time tackle list with 372
  • Lester Coleman had a 63-yard punt and averaged 43.8 yards on four punts in his collegiate punting debut

 


 

 

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