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Virginia Weekly Football Release

Nov. 13, 2000

UVa vs. N.C. State Football Release
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Virginia (5-4, 4-3) vs. N.C. State (6-3, 3-3)
Nov. 18, 2000
2:30 p.m. (no TV)
Carl Smith Center,
home of David A. Harrison III Field
at Scott Stadium
Charlottesville, Va.

Virginia concludes the home portion of its schedule in its annual "Senior Day" clash against N.C. State on Saturday (Nov. 18). The Cavaliers need one more win to become bowl eligible and two more victories to extend their string of seven-win seasons to 14. Virginia suffered its first shutout in more than 16 years the last time out against Georgia Tech with a 35-0 loss. The defeat drops the Cavaliers to 5-4 overall and 4-3 in the ACC. The Wolfpack became bowl eligible last Saturday with a dramatic come-from-behind 35-31 win over Duke at home. The win moves the Wolfpack to 6-3 overall and 3-3 in the ACC. The Cavaliers have used second half comebacks to win the last two meetings in the series. Virginia erupted for 30 points in the third quarter last year to erase a 19-10 halftime deficit and post a 47-26 win. Two years ago the Cavaliers scored 14 unanswered points in the second half to gain a 23-13 win in the most recent meeting in Charlottesville. The Virginia program also recognizes 13 players playing in their final home game?TE Billy Baber, OT Brad Barnes, WR Kevin Coffey, WR Kenny Crawford, WR Demetrius Dotson, QB Dan Ellis, LB Donny Green, CB Ahmad Hawkins, LB Yubrenal Isabelle, C Dustin Keith, CB Tim Spruill, LB Byron Thweatt and FB Patrick Washington.

Radio: All UVa games are heard on the Virginia Sports Network originating at WINA/WWWV in Charlottesville. Mac McDonald calls the play by play. Frank Quayle, the 1968 ACC Football Player of the Year, provides the color commentary, while Quayle's former teammate and quarterback Gene Arnette provides sideline analysis.

 

 

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