Home Football ACC Kurt Benkert sets Virginia passing yards record

Kurt Benkert sets Virginia passing yards record

-

Earlier this week, Virginia head coach Bronco Mendenhall claimed that the Cavaliers are “gaining momentum” despite their 0-3 start. That may be true after they beat up on the previously undefeated Central Michigan Chippewas today to earn their first win of the year.

In the game, transfer quarterback Kurt Benkert was the catalyst for the Cavaliers’ success as he set the school record for most passing yards in a game. He went for 427 yards and five touchdowns in the big 49-35 victory over the Chippewas.

This breaks Marc Verica’s record of 417 set against the Duke Blue Devils in 2010. The Cavaliers look to take this record and build on going into the rest of the season.

Virginia ironically faces off against the Duke Blue Devils next Saturday, Oct. 1 at 12:30 p.m. EST. The game will air on ACC Network Extra.

Can’t get enough of Campus Sports? Follow us on TwitterFacebook and Instagram to stay updated with the latest news and exclusive giveaways!

Photo Credit: Twitter

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

- Advertisment -

Must Read

Hottest Female News Anchors In The World

The news industry is booming with a whirlwind of events taking place across the world. With the wide range of politics, sports, and news...
- Advertisment -