Nov. 18, 2017
Virginia Game Notes
Miami 44, Virginia 28
Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017
Hard Rock Stadium
- UVA is 6-9 all-time against Miami
- UVA is 2-5 all-time against the Hurricanes in Miami
- UVA is 1-5 all-time at Hard Rock Stadium
- UVA scored a touchdown on its opening drive of the game. It is the fourth time this season and third game in a row UVA scored on its opening possession
- UVA blocked a punt (Charles Snowden) for the second time this season (at Pitt)
- CB Bryce Hall recorded his first career sack in the first quarter
- WR Joe Reed’s 75-yard touchdown reception was a career long
- Reed’s 81 receiving yards were a career high
- QB Kurt Benkert notched his 8th career pass of 50 yards or more, placing him No. 4 all-time at UVA
- With four touchdowns against Miami, Benkert has 25 for the season which puts him No. 2 all-time at UVA on the single-season list
- With 384 passing yards, Benkert recorded his 15th 200-yard passing game of his career, tying him for No. 2 all-time at UVA with Shawn Moore.
- Benkert has thrown for at least three touchdowns in 10 of his 21 career starts, including six times this season
- Benkert surpassed 300 passing yards in a game for the fourth time in his career and third time this season
- Benkert has 2,876 passing yards this season, which ranks No. 3 all-time at UVA for a single season. Only Matt Schaub has thrown for more yards in a season at UVA. Schaub had 2,976 in 2002 and 2,952 in 2003
- TB Lamont Atkins caught his first collegiate pass for 11 yards and a first down in the first quarter
- With six receptions, WR Olamide Zaccheaus extended his active reception streak to 27 games
- Zaccheaus’ six receptions give him 76 for the season, passing Taquan Mizzell (75, 2015) for No. 2 on UVA’s single-season reception list
- Zaccheaus has 148 career receptions, which ranks No. 4 all-time at UVA
- TB Daniel Hamm’s 26-yard touchdown reception was the first receiving touchdown of his career
'Hoos Exit With Heads Held HighWomen's Basketball3/19/18In its first trip to the NCAA tourney since 2010, 10th-seeded Virginia went 1-1 in Columbia, S.C., defeating seventh-seeded Cal and losing to second-seeded South Carolina.'Hoos Look To Take Next Step in NCAA TourneyWomen's Basketball3/18/18A win Sunday night over second-seeded South Carolina would send 10th-seeded Virginia to the NCAA tournament's Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2000.End Comes Too Soon for No. 1 CavaliersMen's Basketball3/17/18In the NCAA tournament's first round, No. 1 seed Virginia lost 74-54 to No. 16 seed UMBC in a South Region game in Charlotte, N.C.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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