Terps Stumble In Season Opener, 22-0: Box Score

Well the only bright spot in Maryland's season opener may be that Terps defense held the Irish to no offensive touchdowns, but yielded 5 field goals.

Box Score

Box Score (Final) Univ. of Notre Dame vs Univ. of Maryland (Aug 31, 2002 at East Rutherford, NJ)

Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Score ----------------- -- -- -- -- ----- Univ. of Notre Dame. 3 6 10 3 - 22 Record: (1-0) Univ. of Maryland... 0 0 0 0 - 0 Record: (0-1)

Scoring Summary:

1st 05:01 ND - Setta, Nicholas 51 yd field goal, 8 plays, 32 yards, TOP 3:15, ND 3 - MD 0 2nd 13:27 ND - Setta, Nicholas 32 yd field goal, 12 plays, 61 yards, TOP 5:45, ND 6 - MD 0 00:26 ND - Setta, Nicholas 18 yd field goal, 11 plays, 61 yards, TOP 7:07, ND 9 - MD 0 3rd 10:28 ND - Duff, Vontez 76 yd punt return (Setta, Nicholas kick), , ND 16 - MD 0 03:52 ND - Setta, Nicholas 46 yd field goal, 9 plays, 42 yards, TOP 5:01, ND 19 - MD 0 4th 14:50 ND - Setta, Nicholas 24 yd field goal, 7 plays, 44 yards, TOP 2:41, ND 22 - MD 0

ND MD FIRST DOWNS................... 15 8 RUSHES-YARDS (NET)............ 45-130 21-16 PASSING YDS (NET)............. 226 117 Passes Att-Comp-Int........... 27-17-0 32-12-3 TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS..... 72-356 53-133 Fumble Returns-Yards.......... 0-0 0-0 Punt Returns-Yards............ 2-84 4-16 Kickoff Returns-Yards......... 1-31 4-95 Interception Returns-Yards.... 3-11 0-0 Punts (Number-Avg)............ 4-36.8 7-37.6 Fumbles-Lost.................. 1-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards............... 11-80 2-20 Possession Time............... 41:04 18:56 Sacks By: Number-Yards........ 3-12 4-22

RUSHING: Univ. of Notre Dame-Grant, Ryan 23-66; Powers-Neal, R. 8-33; Holiday, C. 8-15; Lopienski, Tom 3-8; Wilson, Marcus 2-4; O'Neill, Tim 1-4. Univ. of Maryland-Crawford, J. 10-16; Merrills, M. 4-6; McBrien, S. 4-3; Killian, C. 1-2; Kelley, C. 2-minus 11.

PASSING: Univ. of Notre Dame-Holiday, C. 17-27-0-226. Univ. of Maryland-McBrien, S. 9-23-2-84; Kelley, C. 3-9-1-33.

RECEIVING: Univ. of Notre Dame-Jenkins, Omar 5-87; Battle, Arnaz 4-68; Campbell, C. 2-17; McKnight, Rhema 2-9; Clark, Jared 1-17; Stovall, M. 1-16; Godsey, Gary 1-7; Grant, Ryan 1-5. Univ. of Maryland-Williams, J. 5-68; Dugan, J. 2-15; Parson, R. 2-11; Crawford, J. 2-10; Suter, S. 1-13.

INTERCEPTIONS: Univ. of Notre Dame-Walton, Shane 3-11. Univ. of Maryland-None.

Stadium: Giants Stadium Attendance: 72903 Kickoff time: 8:08 End of Game: 11:08 Total elapsed time: 3:00 Officials: Referee: Hal Dowden; Umpire: Richard Brown; Linesman: Curtis Graham; Line judge: Rusty Weir; Back judge: David Ames; Field judge: Duane Osborne; Side judge: Greg Burks; Temperature: 67 deg. Wind: NW-5 mph Weather: Partly Cloudy


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