Louisiana Tech 44, Virginia 38

Date - Saturday, September 29, 2012 3:30 PM
Location - Scott Stadium
Attendance - 42027

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Louisiana Tech 10 10 21 3 44
Virginia 14 10 0 14 38

Recap


Louisiana Tech 44, Virginia 38
: Colby Cameron threw for one touchdown and ran for another and Ray Holley rushed for two scores as the visiting Bulldogs scored 34 consecutive points before holding off the Cavaliers.

Chip Hester returned an interception 32 yards for a score as Louisiana Tech (4-0) turned a 24-10 deficit late in the second quarter into a 44-24 lead with 12:47 remaining. Cameron completed 23 of 36 passes for 218 yards and a touchdown.

After Drew Jarrett hit a 35-yard field goal to put Virginia up 24-10 with 7:35 left in the second quarter, Holley dashed 16 yards and Matt Nelson's 40-yard field goal with four seconds left in the half made it 24-20. Holley's 11-yard touchdown run came on the Bulldogs' first possession of the third quarter and Nelson's third field goal - a 45-yarder - made it 44-24.

Phillip Sims threw two fourth-quarter touchdowns to pull Virginia within six with 2:08 to play, but a penalty on fourth down on the Cavaliers' defense allowed the Bulldogs to run out the clock.

Sims completed 10-of-17 passes for 166 yards and two touchdowns after replacing ineffective starter Michael Rocco, who was intercepted three times.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Cameron threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to R.P. Stuart in the second quarter and ran 14 yards in the third quarter for another. … Virginia receiver Darius Jennings caught six passes for 136 yards. … D.J. Banks returned five kickoffs for 152 yards, including a 94-yarder when he was knocked out at the 3-yard line.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 10:01
Virginia   TD  Virginia 7 - Louisiana Tech 0
1st Quarter - 8:13
Louisiana Tech   FG  Virginia 7 - Louisiana Tech 3
1st Quarter - 4:25
Virginia   TD  Virginia 14 - Louisiana Tech 3
1st Quarter - 1:54
Louisiana Tech   TD  Virginia 14 - Louisiana Tech 10
2nd Quarter - 14:14
Virginia   TD  Virginia 21 - Louisiana Tech 10
2nd Quarter - 7:35
Virginia   FG  Virginia 24 - Louisiana Tech 10
2nd Quarter - 3:02
Louisiana Tech   TD  Virginia 24 - Louisiana Tech 17
2nd Quarter - 0:03
Louisiana Tech   FG  Virginia 24 - Louisiana Tech 20
3rd Quarter - 11:20
Louisiana Tech   TD  Virginia 24 - Louisiana Tech 27
3rd Quarter - 6:00
Louisiana Tech   TD  Virginia 24 - Louisiana Tech 34
3rd Quarter - 5:08
Louisiana Tech   TD  Virginia 24 - Louisiana Tech 41
4th Quarter - 12:47
Louisiana Tech   FG  Virginia 24 - Louisiana Tech 44
4th Quarter - 6:56
Virginia   TD  Virginia 31 - Louisiana Tech 44
4th Quarter - 2:08
Virginia   TD  Virginia 38 - Louisiana Tech 44
TEAMS

Team Records

  Louisiana Tech Virginia
W/L 4 - 0 - 0 2 - 3 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 1 - 0

Team Stats

  Louisiana Tech Virginia
Score 44 38
First Downs 21 24
3rd Down Efficiency 6-for-17
35%
7-for-15
47%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-2
50%
2-for-2
100%
Total Yards 388 625
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 36-170 39-145
Average/Rush 4.7 3.7
Passing
Comp-Att 24-37 25-41
Passing Yards 218 480
Average/Pass Play 5.7 11.4
Penalties-Yards 10-109 16-145
Fumbles-Lost 2-0 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 0 3
Time of Possession 25:13 34:47

PLAYER STATS

Louisiana Tech (4 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Cameron 24/37 227 1 0
Virginia (2 - 3)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. Rocco 14/23 278 2 3
P. Sims 10/17 166 2 0
P. Jones 1/1 36 1 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
K. Dixon 16 78 4.9 0
R. Holley 14 69 4.9 2
C. Cameron 6 23 3.8 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
P. Jones 18 82 4.6 0
K. Parks 19 60 3.2 0
P. Sims 2 3 1.5 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
Q. Patton 8 97 12.1 0
D. Banks 3 59 19.7 0
R. Casey 3 18 6.0 0
M. White 3 14 4.7 0
R. Holley 2 13 6.5 0
J. Greenwalt 2 12 6.0 0
H. Lee 1 8 8.0 0
R. Stuart 1 3 3.0 1
A. Guillot 1 3 3.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Jennings 6 136 22.7 0
P. Jones 7 100 14.3 0
K. Shepherd 1 73 73.0 1
E. Scott 2 56 28.0 0
J. McGee 4 41 10.2 1
T. Smith 1 36 36.0 1
A. Gamble 1 24 24.0 1
C. Phillips 1 9 9.0 0
D. Terrell 1 3 3.0 0
P. Freedman 1 2 2.0 1