Boxscore
Virginia Tech 17, Virginia 14
Saturday, November 24, 2012 12:00 PM
Location - Lane Stadium
Attendance - 65632

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Virginia 0 7 7 0 14
Virginia Tech 0 7 7 3 17

Recap


Virginia Tech 17, Virginia 14: Cody Journell kicked a 29-yard field goal as time expired to push the Hokies past the Cavaliers for the ninth straight time.

Virginia Tech (6-6) is now bowl-eligible for the 20th straight season despite having its hands full against against Commonwealth Cup rival Virginia.

After Journell missed from 42 yards out with 3:43 to play, Antone Exum intercepted a Michael Rocco pass at the Virginia 36 and returned it to the 24-yard-line to set up the game-winning score.

Logan Thomas threw for 129 yards and a touchdown and ran for another for the Hokies, who narrowly avoided overtime for the second straight week. Virginia Tech's postseason streak is the third-longest in the nation, behind Florida State (30) and Florida (21).

Rocco finished with 177 yards and a score on 14-of-29 passing for the Cavaliers (4-8). Tim Smith had four catches for 79 yards and a touchdown.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Virginia Tech improved to 52-37-5 against Virginia. ... The Cavaliers have lost nine straight regular-season finales. ... Hokies receiver Marcus Davis finished with four catches for 33 yards, finishing 109 yards shy of becoming the first player in Virginia Tech history with 1,000 receiving yards.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
2nd Quarter - 10:30
Virginia Tech   TD  Virginia Tech 7 - Virginia 0
2nd Quarter - 3:30
Virginia   TD  Virginia Tech 7 - Virginia 7
3rd Quarter - 10:55
Virginia   TD  Virginia Tech 7 - Virginia 14
3rd Quarter - 1:25
Virginia Tech   TD  Virginia Tech 14 - Virginia 14
4th Quarter - 0:00
Virginia Tech   FG  Virginia Tech 17 - Virginia 14
TEAMS

Team Records

  Virginia Virginia Tech
W/L 4 - 8 - 0 6 - 6 - 0
Conference 2 - 6 - 0 4 - 4 - 0

Team Stats

  Virginia Virginia Tech
Score 14 17
First Downs 7 23
3rd Down Efficiency 3-for-14
21%
8-for-23
35%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-1
0%
2-for-3
67%
Total Yards 217 303
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 20-30 57-174
Average/Rush 1.5 3.1
Passing
Comp-Att 17-36 18-38
Passing Yards 187 129
Average/Pass Play 4.9 3.1
Penalties-Yards 4-23 1-5
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 1 0
Time of Possession 22:30 37:30

PLAYER STATS

Virginia (4 - 8)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. Rocco 14/29 177 1 1
P. Sims 3/7 10 0 0
Virginia Tech (6 - 6)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
L. Thomas 18/38 129 1 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
K. Parks 8 21 2.6 0
P. Jones 7 18 2.6 0
J. Hodges 1 6 6.0 0
C. Richardson 2 1 0.5 0
M. Rocco 2 -16 -8.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
L. Thomas 29 89 3.1 1
M. Scales 10 37 3.7 0
J. Coleman 13 36 2.8 0
J. Gouveia-Winslow 1 8 8.0 0
D. Knowles 2 3 1.5 0
T. Gregory 2 1 0.5 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
T. Smith 4 79 19.8 1
D. Terrell 3 27 9.0 0
D. Jennings 3 23 7.7 0
C. Richardson 1 20 20.0 0
P. Jones 3 18 6.0 0
J. McGee 1 8 8.0 0
P. Freedman 1 8 8.0 0
K. Parks 1 4 4.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
M. Davis 4 33 8.2 0
D. Knowles 4 33 8.2 0
C. Fuller 3 26 8.7 0
D. Roberts 3 17 5.7 0
M. Scales 2 8 4.0 0
R. Dunn 1 7 7.0 1
R. Malleck 1 5 5.0 0