Boxscore
Virginia Tech 42, Austin Peay 7
Saturday, September 8, 2012 1:30 PM
Location - Lane Stadium
Attendance - 65632

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Austin Peay 0 0 7 0 7
Virginia Tech 7 14 14 7 42

Recap


No. 18 Virginia Tech 42, Austin Peay 7: Quarterback Logan Thomas passed for two touchdowns and rushed for one as the host Hokies pulled away from the Governors in the middle quarters.

Virginia Tech (2-0) started slow five days after beating Georgia Tech in its season opener. The Hokies led 7-0 after one quarter, then took control behind Thomas, who completed 15 of 23 passes for 212 yards.

Thomas scored on a 1-yard quarterback sneak with 5:35 to go in the first half. He fired a 30-yard touchdown pass to Corey Fuller with 26 seconds left in the half and added a 13-yard touchdown pass to Randall Dunn with 2:30 left in the third.

Michael Holmes rushed for two touchdowns - a 2-yard run with 2:38 left in the first for the Hokies’ first touchdown, and a 9-yard burst with 7:51 on the clock in the third quarter.

Thomas’ two touchdowns in the final minutes of the half gave the Hokies a 21-0 halftime advantage. Terrence Oliver brought Austin Peay (0-2) within 28-7 on a 10-yard touchdown run with 5:45 left in the third, but Thomas needed only three minutes to lead the Hokies back to the end zone.

Austin Peay running back Wes Kitts rushed 22 times for 110 yards.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Generals finished 4-for-14 on third down. … Tony Gregory added an 18-yard touchdown run for Virginia Tech with 9:30 remaining. … The Hokies improved to 27-5 in September since 2005. … The game was the first between the two teams.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 2:38
Virginia Tech   TD  Virginia Tech 7 - Austin Peay 0
2nd Quarter - 5:35
Virginia Tech   TD  Virginia Tech 14 - Austin Peay 0
2nd Quarter - 0:26
Virginia Tech   TD  Virginia Tech 21 - Austin Peay 0
3rd Quarter - 7:51
Virginia Tech   TD  Virginia Tech 28 - Austin Peay 0
3rd Quarter - 5:45
Austin Peay   TD  Virginia Tech 28 - Austin Peay 7
3rd Quarter - 2:30
Virginia Tech   TD  Virginia Tech 35 - Austin Peay 7
4th Quarter - 9:30
Virginia Tech   TD  Virginia Tech 42 - Austin Peay 7
TEAMS

Team Records

  Austin Peay Virginia Tech
W/L 0 - 2 - 0 2 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 1 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Austin Peay Virginia Tech
Score 7 42
First Downs 13 22
3rd Down Efficiency 4-for-14
29%
7-for-13
54%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-1
0%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 240 419
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 41-178 38-187
Average/Rush 4.3 4.9
Passing
Comp-Att 8-21 18-26
Passing Yards 62 232
Average/Pass Play 2.8 8.3
Penalties-Yards 6-47 5-51
Fumbles-Lost 2-0 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 2 0
Time of Possession 31:38 28:22

PLAYER STATS

Austin Peay (0 - 2)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Ryan 8/21 62 0 2
Virginia Tech (2 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
L. Thomas 15/23 212 2 0
M. Leal 3/3 20 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
W. Kitts 22 116 5.3 0
T. Oliver 15 38 2.5 1
C. Tucker 1 17 17.0 0
J. Ryan 3 7 2.3 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
M. Davis 2 48 24.0 0
M. Holmes 9 40 4.4 2
M. Scales 6 36 6.0 0
J. Coleman 6 29 4.8 0
T. Gregory 5 28 5.6 1
D. Knowles 2 21 10.5 0
L. Thomas 7 -14 -2.0 1
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Stark 4 51 12.8 0
C. Tucker 1 6 6.0 0
D. Clack 1 5 5.0 0
A. Adams 1 4 4.0 0
J. Embry 1 -4 -4.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Roberts 5 50 10.0 0
C. Fuller 2 44 22.0 1
R. Dunn 3 39 13.0 1
M. Davis 2 34 17.0 0
R. Malleck 1 25 25.0 0
J. Coleman 1 14 14.0 0
D. Knowles 1 10 10.0 0
J. Stanford 1 9 9.0 0
J. Phillips 1 6 6.0 0
K. Asante 1 1 1.0 0
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