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Sept. 7, 2002

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The win was the Cavaliers first win over…

  • A ranked opponent since Nov. 11, 2001 (39-38 vs. #20 Georgia Tech)
    A non-conference ranked opponent since Sept. 25, 1999 (45-40 at #17 BYU)

Largest margin of victory over a ranked opponent since Sept. 3, 1998 (19-0 at #25 Auburn)The crowd of 60,171 was the fifth largest in school history and the largest to see the Cavaliers win at homeSix fumbles recovered ties a school record as a team (last time Oct. 13, 1979 vs. James Madison)Jermaine Hardy’s two fumble recoveries ties a school record for an individual in a game (last time: Anthony Poindexter at Duke, Sept. 26, 1998)The Cavaliers now have 10 fumble recoveries this season, which matches their entire 2001 totalHeath Miller’s touchdown pass to Patrick Estes was the first TD pass by a UVa non-quarterback since WR Brian Satola’s 35 yd. TD pass to Derek Dooely vs. Maryland in 1990Heath Miller has caught a touchdown pass in his first three collegiate gamesVirginia tight ends have caught six touchdown passes this season, they caught none the entire 2000 and 2001 seasonsSouth Carolina’s Matthew Thomas’ kickoff return touchdown was the first KO return TD against UVa since Dick Pawlewicz of William & Mary returned one in 1974 (The first game on artificial turf at Scott Stadium)The Cavaliers have returned a fumble for a touchdown in two of their last three home games

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