The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

College Sports

September 11, 2011

Second-half explosion

Mountaineers wear down Spartans en route to 55-12 win

(Continued)

MORGANTOWN — No. 19 WVU 55, NORFOLK ST. 12

Norfolk St.    3    9    0    0    —    12

WVU    0    10    28    17    —    55

First Quarter

Norf—FG Goldberg 50, 10:56.

Second Quarter

Norf—FG Estep 39, 14:41.

WVU—FG Bitancurt 17, 11:20.

WVU—De.Brown 18 pass from G.Smith (Bitancurt kick), 5:53.

Norf—FG Estep 39, 1:23.

Norf—FG Estep 40, :00.

Third Quarter

WVU—Ve.Roberts 3 run (Bitancurt kick), 13:51.

WVU—Austin 3 pass from G.Smith (Bitancurt kick), 10:12.

WVU—Garrison 1 run (Bitancurt kick), 4:52.

WVU—Urban 12 pass from G.Smith (Bitancurt kick), 2:29.

Fourth Quarter

WVU—McCartney 39 pass from G.Smith (Bitancurt kick), 14:10.

WVU—FG Bitancurt 21, 9:39.

WVU—Starks 30 pass from Millard (Bitancurt kick), 3:18.

A—51,911.

    Norf    WVU

First downs    13    28

Rushes-yards    32-88    33-102

Passing    197    431

Comp-Att-Int    18-31-0    25-40-0

Return Yards    0    98

Punts-Avg.    10-44.7    2-37.5

Fumbles-Lost    3-0    0-0

Penalties-Yards    19-177    7-85

Time of Possession    34:07    25:53

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING—Norfolk St., Hedgeman 13-62, Walley 6-17, Flores 8-16, Maynes 3-3, Hairston 1-2, Team 1-(minus 12). West Virginia, Ve.Roberts 17-64, Garrison 3-19, Johnson 3-8, Buie 4-7, Millard 2-3, G.Smith 3-1, Austin 1-0.

PASSING—Norfolk St., Walley 16-27-0-136, Flores 2-3-0-61, Team 0-1-0-0. West Virginia, G.Smith 20-34-0-371, Millard 5-6-0-60.

RECEIVING—Norfolk St., Boyce 8-100, Hairston 4-33, Demps 2-44, Lewis 2-14, Hedgeman 1-3, Maynes 1-3. West Virginia, Austin 6-82, De.Brown 4-109, McCartney 4-79, Garrison 3-51, Bailey 2-40, Urban 2-20, Woods 2-14, Starks 1-30, Ve.Roberts 1-6.

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