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Sept. 29, 2001

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UVa vs. Duke

Both Virginia quarterbacks established new career highs for single game passing yards. Bryson Spinner threw for 194 yards on 15 of 23 passing. His previous career mark was 178 yards against Richmond oin Sept. 1, 2001. Matt Schaub threw for 90 yards on 9 of 13 passing. His previous high was 68 yards versus Richmond earlier this year.

Tavon Mason set a new career high with 100 receiving yards (four receptions). This is the first 100-yard game by a Virginia receiver since Billy McMullen’s 189-yard effort versus Duke last season.

Mason’s 64 yard touchdown catch marks the Cavaliers’ longest play of the season. It is also the team’s longest completion since he caught a pass from Bryson Spinner in the Jeep O’hau Bowl against Georgia on Dec. 24, 2000. The play also resulted in Virginia’s longest play for a touchdown since Billy McMullen caught a 68-yard touchdown pass from Spinner against N.C. State on Nov. 18, 2000.

Tyree Foreman established career highs for receptions and yards receiving. He had five catches for 61 yards, surpassing the three catches he recorded in a game against Maryland on Sept. 12, 1998 and the 55 receiving yards he had against Richmond on Sept. 9, 2000.

Freshman Alvin Pearman’s 54 yards rushing and 30 yards receiving are all career highs. His two catches equal his career high as he also caught two passes against Richmond on Sept. 1, 2001.

Through four games this season Billy McMullen has caught a career high seven touchdown passes (he caught three touchdown passes all of last season).

In addition, McMullen has caught at least two touchdown passes in each of the past three games and is the first player in school history to have multi-touchdown receptions in as many as three consecutive games.

As a team, Virginia has thrown nine touchdown passes this season, surpasssing the total of eight all of last season.

Angelo Crowell became the first UVa linebacker since Shannon Taylor in 1999 to record a sack in three consecutive games. He also now has four sacks on the season matching Ljubomir Stamenich’s team leading four sacks for all of the 2000 season.

Virginia’s 31 points are the most the team has scored since scoring 31 against Maryland on Oct. 7, 2000.

Arlen Harris recorded his first rushing touchdown since last season’s opening game against BYU.

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