Win Probability 99.9%

CONN
UVA
UVA 99.9%

CONN

18

UVA

38

2nd and 7 at UVA 48

Jordan Ellis run for no gain to the Virg 48

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • CONN434
    • 626UVA
  • Turnovers

    • CONN2
    • 1UVA
  • Possession

    CONNUVA
    33:0626:54
  • 1st Downs

    • CONN23
    • 27UVA

Game Information

Scott Stadium
Coverage: ESPN2
  • Charlottesville, VA 22904
  • Line: UVA -11.0
  • Over/Under: 51
Attendance: 33,056
9/16/2017 Associated Press

Benkert's record day lifts Virginia over UConn 38-18

Kurt Benkert passed for a school-record breaking 455 yards and Virginia avenged a heartbreak loss last season with a 38-18 victory over Connecticut on Saturday.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Connecticut0061218
Virginia7177738
first QuarterCONNUVA
TD
2:06
Daniel Hamm 3 Yd Run (A.J. Mejia Kick)
18 plays, 88 yards, 9:46
07
play
Hamm punches it in for Virginia (0:26)

Daniel Hamm caps off an 18-play first drive with a 3-yard TD. (0:26)

second QuarterCONNUVA
FG
8:13
A.J. Mejia 28 Yd Field Goal
12 plays, 87 yards, 5:01
010
TD
4:29
Doni Dowling 42 Yd pass from Kurt Benkert (A.J. Mejia Kick)
2 plays, 67 yards, 0:23
017
play
Dowling streaks down the sideline for the TD (0:38)

Doni Dowling blows by the corner for 42-yard TD catch. (0:38)

TD
0:31
Jordan Ellis 7 Yd Run (A.J. Mejia Kick)
6 plays, 53 yards, 1:48
024
play
Ellis finds the end zone just before haltime (0:34)

Jordan Ellis busts through a defender for the 7-yard TD run. (0:34)

third QuarterCONNUVA
TD
1:24
Olamide Zaccheaus 30 Yd pass from Kurt Benkert (A.J. Mejia Kick)
9 plays, 89 yards, 4:46
031
play
Zaccheaus keeps the momentum going for UVA (0:34)

Kurt Benkert connects with Olamide Zaccheaus for the 30-yard TD pass. (0:34)

TD
0:50
Hergy Mayala 60 Yd pass from Bryant Shirreffs (Two-Point Run Conversion Failed)
2 plays, 73 yards, 0:34
631
play
UConn uses trickery to get on the board (0:35)

UConn QB Bryant Shirreffs lines up at WR then tosses a 60-yard TD pass to Hergy Mayala. (0:35)

fourth QuarterCONNUVA
TD
6:58
Hergy Mayala 17 Yd pass from Bryant Shirreffs (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed)
13 plays, 78 yards, 5:05
1231
TD
6:02
Andre Levrone 73 Yd pass from Kurt Benkert (A.J. Mejia Kick)
2 plays, 75 yards, 0:56
1238
TD
2:06
Kevin Mensah 30 Yd Run (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed)
9 plays, 87 yards, 3:56
1838

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