#16 VillanovaVillanova
Wildcats
(8-4, 6-2)
36
#1 Georgia SouthernGeorgia Southern
Eagles
(12-0)
52
NCAA I-AA 1st Round
November 25, 1989
Paulson Stadium - Statesboro, GA
Attendance: 10,161
 1234T
NOVA71401536
GS76251452


 NOVAGS
1st Downs2023
3rd Down Efficiency3rd Down Eff.??
4th Down Efficiency4th Down Eff.??
Total Yards477592
Total Plays7279
Yards per play6.67.5
Passing398190
Comp-Att22-41 (54%)6-11 (55%)
Yards per pass9.717.3
Rushing79402
Rush Attempts3168
Yards per rush2.55.9
Penalties5-5110-85
Turnovers51
Fumbles lost11
Interceptions thrownINT40
Possession28:1031:50
Time Between Plays0:230:24


First QuarterNOVAGS
TD13:13Ernest Thompson 1 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)07
TD0:19Harold Hart 64 yard pass from Kirk Schulz (Thomas Withka Kick)77
Second QuarterNOVAGS
FG10:04Mike Dowis 34 yard field goal710
TD8:33Jeff Johnson 15 yard pass from Kirk Schulz (Thomas Withka Kick)1410
TD5:21Kirk Schulz 1 yard run (Thomas Withka Kick)2110
FG0:30Mike Dowis 27 yard field goal2113
Third QuarterNOVAGS
FG10:07Mike Dowis 30 yard field goal2116
TD2:57Ernest Thompson 1 yard run (Joe Ross run)2124
TD1:25Joe Ross 11 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)2131
TD0:00Daryl Hopkins 64 yard pass from Raymond Gross (Thomas Withka Kick)2138
Fourth QuarterNOVAGS
TD10:34Scott Thompson 5 yard pass from Kirk Schulz (Thomas Withka Kick)2838
TD7:13Joe Ross 39 yard run (Mike Dowis Kick)2845
TD6:29Rodney Oglesby 32 yard interception return (Mike Dowis Kick) 2852
TD2:41Scott Donald 1 yard pass from Kirk Schulz (Pat Kennedy pass from Mike Reilly)3652
Final Score3652
Lead Changes2
Ties1
Largest Lead24
Largest Deficit11
Time Leading32:22
Time Trailing20:36