Boxscore
Virginia Tech 30, Marshall 10
Saturday, September 24, 2011 3:30 PM
Location - Joan C. Edwards Stadium
Attendance - 34424

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Virginia Tech 13 10 0 7 30
Marshall 0 10 0 0 10

Recap


No. 11 Virginia Tech controlled the clock and the line of scrimmage en route to a 30-10 victory over host Marshall on Saturday.

The Hokies (4-0), playing at Marshall for the first time since 1940, jumped to a 13-0 lead in the first quarter and were never seriously threatened. Virginia Tech had the ball for 35:58 and wore down the Thundering Herd (1-3) to win their 14th consecutive regular-season game.

The Hokies held the Thundering Herd to 6 yards rushing.

Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas rushed for a 5-yard score eight minutes into the game and David Wilson added a 3-yard touchdown with 2:21 left in the first quarter as the Hokies built a 13-0 lead.

The Hokies added a 4-yard run from Josh Oglesby and a 41-yard field goal from Cody Journell to take a 23-3 lead in the second quarter.

Marshall pulled within 23-10 on Rakeem Cato’s 29-yard touchdown pass to Aaron Dobson with 32 seconds left in the first half. Oglesby added a 5-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter.

Wilson rushed for 132 yards and Thomas completed 22-of-33 passes for 229 yards.

Virginia Tech opens its Atlantic Coast Conference season next week against No. 22 Clemson, while Marshall plays at Louisville.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 7:00
Virginia Tech   TD  Marshall 0 - Virginia Tech 7
1st Quarter - 2:21
Virginia Tech   TD  Marshall 0 - Virginia Tech 13
2nd Quarter - 14:48
Marshall   FG  Marshall 3 - Virginia Tech 13
2nd Quarter - 10:31
Virginia Tech   TD  Marshall 3 - Virginia Tech 20
2nd Quarter - 1:10
Virginia Tech   FG  Marshall 3 - Virginia Tech 23
2nd Quarter - 0:32
Marshall   TD  Marshall 10 - Virginia Tech 23
4th Quarter - 13:52
Virginia Tech   TD  Marshall 10 - Virginia Tech 30
TEAMS

Team Records

  Virginia Tech Marshall
W/L 4 - 0 - 0 1 - 3 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 1 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Virginia Tech Marshall
Score 30 10
First Downs 21 12
3rd Down Efficiency 6-for-14
43%
3-for-15
20%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-0
0%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 444 251
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 41-215 24-6
Average/Rush 5.2 0.2
Passing
Comp-Att 22-33 17-33
Passing Yards 229 245
Average/Pass Play 6.9 6.4
Penalties-Yards 5-41 4-33
Fumbles-Lost 2-1 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 1 1
Time of Possession 35:58 24:02

PLAYER STATS

Virginia Tech (4 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
L. Thomas 22/33 229 0 1
Marshall (1 - 3)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
R. Cato 17/33 245 1 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
D. Wilson 26 132 5.1 1
J. Oglesby 12 75 6.2 2
L. Thomas 3 8 2.7 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
T. Martinez 7 10 1.4 0
T. Van 9 8 0.9 0
R. Cato 8 -12 -1.5 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Coale 7 107 15.3 0
D. Coles 8 66 8.2 0
E. Martin 1 15 15.0 0
C. Drager 1 11 11.0 0
D. Wilson 2 11 5.5 0
J. Oglesby 1 8 8.0 0
C. Fuller 1 7 7.0 0
M. Davis 1 4 4.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
A. Dobson 5 103 20.6 1
A. Wilson 3 72 24.0 0
J. Kelson 2 26 13.0 0
T. Martinez 3 16 5.3 0
G. Hoskins 2 14 7.0 0
T. Van 2 14 7.0 0
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