MIAMI (6-4; 3-3 ACC) 34, VIRGINIA (2-8; 1-5 ACC)14
SCOTT STADIUM • CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. • NOV. 12, 2016 • 39,867
MISCELLANEOUS AND SERIES NOTES
• Miami’s matchup with Virginia marks the Hurricanes’ 14th all-time matchup with the Cavaliers.
• Miami improves to and 8-6 all-time series record against Virginia.
• The victory is Miami’s first win at Virginia since 2008.
• With the victory, Miami is bowl eligible. The Hurricanes have played in 39 bowls all-time. TEAM NOTES
• Miami Starters: Offense: QB #15 Brad Kaaya, RB #1 Mark Walton, FB #36 Marquez Williams, WR #9 Malcolm Lewis, WR #82 Ahmmon Richards, TE #23 Christopher Herndon IV, LT #52 Kc McDermott, LG #74 Tyler Gauthier, C #67 Alex Gall, RG #63 Danny Isidora, RT #78 Tyree St. Louis. Defense: DL #33 Trent Harris, DL #80 RJ McIntosh, DL #7 Kendrick Norton, DL #9 Chad Thomas, LB #53 Zach McCloud, LB #55 Shaquille Quarterman, LB #56 Michael Pinckney, DB #29 Corn Elder, DB #12 Malek Young, DB #6 Jamal Carter, DB #26 Raysahwn Jenkins. • Junior kicker Michael Badgley, junior defensive lineman Trent Harris, junior quarterback Brad Kaaya and sophomore running back Mark Walton represented the Hurricanes during the coin toss against Virginia.
• Miami moved to 18-1 since 2011 when forcing three-or-more turnovers.
• Miami’s 222 rushing yards are a season-high in ACC play.
• Miami outgained Virginia 450-289 in total yards, including 244-170 in total yards during the first half.
• Miami and Virginia were tied 7-7 in the first quarter. The Hurricanes have outscored their opponents 72-44 in the first quarter this season.
• The Hurricanes did not allow a sack in the first half.
• The Hurricanes forced four turnovers in the second half and finished the game with five saves and nine tackles for loss.
OFFENSIVE INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• Junior quarterback Brad Kaaya finished the first half by going 8-of-19 with 123 yards and one touchdown. He finished the game with 228 yards passing and two touchdowns.
• Kaaya has thrown for 200-or-more yards for the 27th time in his career.
• With his 44-yard pass to Malcolm Lewis in the second quarter, Kaaya passed Jacory Harris for second on the Miami career passing yards list.
• Kaaya’s second-quarter touchdown pass to David Njoku marked the 31st time in which he has thrown at least one touchdown pass in a game.
• Kaaya currently has 61 career touchdown passes.
• Njoku has now caught a touchdown pass in three straight games.
• Njoku led the Hurricanes in the first half with two receptions and finished the game with three catches for 16 yards and a touchdown.
• Sophomore wide receiver Ahmmon Richards led the Canes with three catches for 100 yards, including a 77-yard touchdown. Richards reached 100 yards receiving for the second straight game and third time this season.
• Richards now has 12 receptions of 20 or more yards during the 2016 season.
• Senior wide receiver Stacy Coley has caught a pass in 19 straight games , finishing with two catches for 39 yards.
• Sophomore running back Mark Walton led the Hurricanes with 111 yards rushing and touchdown on 16 carries, surpassing 100 yards rushing for the fifth time this season.
• Junior running back Joe Yearby rushed for his seventh TD of the season. He had 53 yards on nine carries.
• Senior offensive lineman Danny Isidora got the start at right guard to increase his consecutive start streak to a team-best 36 games.
• Fellow offensive linemen Trevor Darling and Nick Linder both had their consecutive start streak snapped at 27 and 22 games, respectively.
• Sophomore offensive lineman Tyler Gauthier made his first career start.
DEFENSIVE INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• Freshman Joe Jackson forced his first career fumble. • Senior Corn Elder tallied his first career forced fumble in the third quarter.
• Jackson, Elder, junior Trent Harris and sophomore Darrion Owens each recovered a fumble.
• Senior Jamal Carter Sr. led the Hurricanes with nine tackles (five solo).
• Freshman Malek Young made his first career start at cornerback.
• Senior Rayshawn Jenkins logged his 31st career start. His 31 career starts are the most on the Miami defensive unit.
• Jenkins finished with six tackles (five solo), 1.5 TFL and collected his first career solo sack in the first quarter.
SPECIAL TEAMS INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• Junior kicker Michael Badgley connected on 40-yard field goal in the first half and hit a 44-yard attempt in the second half.
• Badgley a is a perfect 19-of-19 in field goal attempts from in-between 40-49 yards during his UM career.
• Senior punter Justin Vogel had just two punts for 68 yards.