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Postgame Notes: Virginia vs. Duke

Oct. 6, 2012

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Virginia at Duke
Oct. 6, 2012
Virginia Game Notes

Team Notes

  • With the loss UVa still owns the series record with Duke, 33-31, but has lost three in a row at Wallace Wade Stadium and four of the last five meetings.
  • QB Phillip Sims and WR E.J. Scott made their first career starts. Sims' first two passing attempts and completions went to Scott.
  • With Kevin Parks rushing TD in the first quarter, UVa scored its first rushing TD since the fourth quarter of the Richmond game - breaking a 16-quarter streak without a rushing TD.
Player Notes
  • With 268 yards passing, Phillip Sims threw for the second-highest total by a UVa QB making his first career start.
  • Sims 21 completions, 42 attempts and 268 passing yards are all career highs.
  • E.J. Scott had career highs with five catches and 98 yards.
  • With four receptions, Perry Jones now has 102 career catches, becoming the 16th player in program history with 100 receptions. Jones is now No. 15 all-time at UVa in career receptions with 102.
  • Jones rushed for 100 yards, his fourth career game with 100 rushing yards or more.
  • Jones passed Gary Helman for No. 18 at UVa in career rushing and now has 1,865 career rushing yards.
  • With 128 all-purpose yards, Jones now has 3,378 for his career. During the game Jones passed Jerrod Washington (3,274) and Cedric Peerman (3,349) for No. 10 all-time at UVa.
  • With 10 tackles, Steve Greer has recorded double digits in tackles 10 times in his career.
  • Greer now has 309 career tackles, passing Chris Slade (299), Jon Copper (301), Ray Savage (302) and Phil Thomas (306) for No. 12 all-time at UVa. Greer is the 15th player in UVa history to record 300 career tackles.

 

 

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