Scoring Summary: Notre Dame 45, Virginia Tech 23

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SCORING SUMMARYNOTRE DAME 45, VIRGINIA TECH 23

Oct. 6, 2018

At Lane Stadium; Blacksburg, Va.

Notre Dame 10 7 14 14 — 45

Virginia Tech 3 13 0 7 — 23

FIRST QUARTER

• Notre Dame 7, Virginia Tech 0

Score: Dexter Williams 1 run (Justin Yoon kick) at 9:24.

Drive: 75 yards, 12 plays, 5 first downs, 5:36 elapsed following opening kickoff.

Key plays: Miles Boykin 18 pass from Ian Book, Virginia Tech facemask penalty, Book 1 run on 4th and 1,

• Notre Dame 10, Virginia Tech 0

Score: Yoon 31 field goal at 6:58.

Drive: 59 yards, 5 plays, 1 first down, 2:09 elapsed following a Virginia Tech punt.

Key play: Chris Finke 56 pass from Book.

• Notre Dame 10, Virginia Tech 3

Score: Brian Johnson 39 field goal at 0:53.

Drive: 53 yards, 13 plays, 4 first downs, 6:05 elapsed following a Notre Dame kickoff.

Key play: Damon Hazelton 13 pass from Ryan Willis, Willis 2 run on 3rd and 1.

SECOND QUARTER

• Notre Dame 10, Virginia Tech 6

Score: Johnson 43 field goal at 10:06.

Drive: 17 yards, 7 plays, 1 first downs, 3:09 elapsed following Virginia Tech taking over on downs after a bad snap on a Notre Dame punt.

Key plays: Hazelton 19 pass from Willis on 3rd and 5, Sean Savoy 11 pass from Willis.

• Notre Dame 10, Virginia Tech 9

Score: Johnson 22 field goal at 3:21.

Drive: 37 yards, 6 plays, 2 first downs, 2:31 elapsed following a Reggie Floyd interception of Book.

Key play: Steven Peoples 41 run.

• Notre Dame 17, Virginia Tech 9

Score: Julian Love 42 fumble return (Yoon kick) at 1:08

Key play: Khalid Kareem forced fumble by Willis.

• Notre Dame 17, Virginia Tech 16

Score: Hazelton 3 pass from Willis (Johnson kick) at 0:12.

Drive: 75 yards, 8 plays, 4 first downs, 0:56 elapsed following a Notre Dame kickoff.

Key plays: Hazelton 17 pass from Willis, Hazelton 16 pass from Willis, targeting foul on Julian Okwara.

THIRD QUARTER

• Notre Dame 24, Virginia Tech 16

Score: Williams 97 run (Yoon kick) at 11:49.

Drive: 95 yards, 2 plays, 1 first downs, 0:42 elapsed following a Virginia Tech punt.

• Notre Dame 31, Virginia Tech 16

Score: Boykin 40 pass from Book (Yoon kick) at 4:59.

Drive: 70 yards, 9 plays, 3 first downs, 3:32 elapsed following a missed field goal.

Key play: Finke 10 pass on 3rd and 6.

• Notre Dame 38, Virginia Tech 16

Score: Boykin 5 pass from Book (Yoon kick) at 9:48.

Drive: 64 yards, 11 plays, 3 first downs, 4:43 elapsed following a missed field goal.

Key plays: Alizé Mack 6 pass on 3rd and 3, Boykin 20 pass on 3rd and 2.

• Notre Dame 38, Virginia Tech 23

Score: Eric Kumah 15 pass from Willis (Johnson kick) at 5:40.

Drive: 80 yards, 13 plays, 4 first downs, 3:19 elapsed following a Notre Dame kickoff.

Key plays: Savoy 22 pass from Willis on 3rd and 14, Hazelton 15 pass on 3rd and 7, Peoples 20 pass on 4th and 3.

FOURTH QUARTER

• Notre Dame 45, Virginia Tech 23

Score: Williams 31 run (Yoon kick) at 4:50.

Drive: 44 yards, 2 plays, 2 first downs, 0:48 elapsed following a Virginia Tech onside kick attempt.

Key plays: Chase Claypool recovers onside kick, Williams 13 run.

GAME DATA

Kickoff Weather: 70 degrees, partly cloudy and 95 percent humidity with calm winds.

Officials: Referee Stuart Mullins, umpire Johnny Forte, head linesman Seve Clein, line judge Steve Matarante, back judge Robert Luklan, field judge Milton Britton, side judge George Liotus, center judge Jeff Tomlin, replay official Steve McBride, communicator Mark McAnaney (ACC Crew)

Attendance: 65,652.

TEAM STATISTICS

ND VaTech

FIRST DOWNS 19 25

Rushing 6 6

Passing 12 18

Penalty 1 1

RUSHING YRDGE 167 132

Yards Gained 202 161

Yards Lost 35 29

Attempts 32 33

Average per rush 5.2 4.0

PASSING YRDGE 271 309

C-Att-Int 25-35-1 31-52-1

Avg per catch 10.8 10.0

TOTAL OFFENSE 438 441

Total Plays 67 85

Average per play 6.5 5.2

RETURN YRDS 46 131

Int. Retrns: #yrds 1-4 1-5

Kickoff Returns 0-0 5-99

Punt Returns 0-0 3-27 

Fumble Returns 1-42 0-0

FUMBLES-LOST 0-0 2-1

PENALTIES-YRDS 5-19 6-41

PUNTS-YRDS 3-143 4-168

Average per punt 47.7 42.0

TIME OF POSS 27:18 32:42

3RD-DWN CNV 9-of-16 10-of-21

4TH-DWN CNV 1-of-3 1-of-1

SACKS-BY YRDS 2-21 2-11

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICSNOTRE DAME

RUSHING: Dexter Williams 17 carries, 178 yards, 3 touchdowns, long 97; Brandon Wimbush 3-8, long 7; Avery Davis 1-5, C'Bo Flemister 1-0, Tony Jones Jr. 2-(-1), long 2; Ian Book 6-(-6), long 3, TEAM 2-(-17).

PASSING: Ian Book, 25 completions, 35 attempts, 271 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception, long 56.

RECEIVING: Miles Boykin 8 catches, 117 yards, 2 touchdowns, long 40; Chris Finke 3-71, long 56; Alizé Mack 6-39, long 16; Chase Claypool 4-26, long 11; Cole Kmet 3-18, long 11; Michael Young 1-0.

PUNTING: Tyler Newsome 3 punts, 143 yards, 47.7 avg., long 58.

FIELD GOALS: Justin Yoon 1-1 (made 31).

KICKOFF RETURNS: None.

PUNT RETURNS: None.

INTERCEPTIONS: Julian Love 1-4.

FUMBLE RETURNS: Julian Love 1-42, 1 touchdown.

TACKLES: Te'von Coney 9; Asmar Bilal 9; Julian Love 7; Troy Pride Jr. 7; Khalid Kareem 5; Drue Tranquill 5; Jerry Tillery 5; Houston Griffith 4; Julian Okwara 4; Jalen Elliott 4; Nico Fertitta 4; Justin Ademilola 3; Shayne Simon 3; Alohi Gilman 3; Donte Vaughn 2; TaRiq Bracy 2; Jamir Jones 2; Ade Ogundeji 2; Jordan Genmark Heath 1; Brandon Hutson 1; Johnathan Bonner 1, Jayson Ademilola 1; Robert Regan 1.

TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Khalid Kareem 2.5-17; Te'von Coney 1.5-6; Drue Tranquill 1-2; Julian Okwara 0.5-6; Shayne Simon 0.5-2.

SACKS: Khalid Kareem 1.5-15; Julian Okwara 0.5-6.

VIRGINIA TECH

RUSHING: Steve Peoples 9 carries, 64 yards, long 41; Deshawn McClease 6-33, long 12; Ryan Willis 11-16, long 11; Jalen Houston 3-9, long 7; Hezekiah Grimsley 1-8; Sean Savoy 1-4; Eric Kumah 1-0; Terius Wheatley 1-(-2).

PASSING: Ryan Willis 31 completions, 52 attempts, 309 yards, 2 touchdowns, 1 interception, long 24.

RECEIVING: Damon Hazelton 12 catches, 131 yards, 1 touchdown, long 19; Eric Kumah 4-48, 1 TD, long 24; Sean Savoy 4-46, long 22; Hezekiah Grimsley 4-37, long 16; Steve Peoples 3-28, long 20; Tre Turner 2-21, long 12; Jalen Holtson 1-2; Deshawn McClease 1-(-4).

PUNTING: Oscar Bradburn 4 punts, 168 yards, 42.0 avg., long 45.

FIELD GOALS: Brian Johnson 3-5 (made 39, made 43, made 22, missed 47, missed 52)

KICKOFF RETURNS: Jerius Wheatley 5-99, long 25.

PUNT RETURNS: C.J. Carroll 3-27, long 20.

INTERCEPTIONS: Reggie Floyd 1-5

FUMBLE RETURNS: none

TACKLES:Khalol Ladler 9; Reggie Floyd 7, Tyree Rodgers 6, Rayshard Ashby 6, Jovonn Quillen 6 Dylan Rivers 4, Caleb Farley 3, Dax Hollifield 3; Ricky Walker 3; Rico Kearney 3; Xavier Burke 3; Bryce Watts 2; Houshun Gaines 2; Zion DeBose 2; TyJuan Garbutt 2; Damon Hazelton 1; Robert Porcher IV 1; Vinny Mihota 1.

TACKLES FOR LOSSES: Rayshard Ashby 2-6. Khalil Ladler 1-8, Jovonn Quillen 1-3, Ricky Walker 1-2, Houshun Gaines 0.5-8, TyJuan Garbutt 0.5-8.

SACKS: Khalil Ladler 1-6. Jovonn Quillen 1-3.

NOTRE DAME STARTERSOFFENSE

Wide Receiver: Miles Boykin

Tight End: Alizé Mack

Left Tackle: Liam Eichenberg

Left Guard: Trevor Ruhland

Center: Sam Mustipher

Right Guard: Tommy Kraemer

Right Tackle: Robert Hainsey

Tight end: Cole Kmet

Quarterback: Ian Book

Running Back: Dexter Williams

Wide Receiver: Chase Claypool

DEFENSE

Defensive End: Julian Okwara

Defensive Tackle: Jerry Tillery

Nose Guard: Jonathan Bonner

Defensive End: Khalid Kareem

Rover: Asmar Bilal

Middle Linebacker: Te’von Coney

Buck Linebacker: Drue Tranquill

Cornerback: Troy Pride Jr.

Free Safety: Alohi Gilman

Strong Safety: Jalen Elliott

Cornerback: Julian Love

SPECIAL TEAMS

Placekicker: Justin Yoon

Holder: Ian Book

Long Snapper: John Shannon

Punter: Tyler Newsome

Kickoffs: Jonathan Doerer

Punt Returns: Chris Finke

Kickoff Returns: Michael Young

Notre Dame’s Alizé Mack (86) tries to push off Virginia Tech’s Tyree Rodgers (18) during last week’s game in Blacksburg, Va.