COL FB: Virginia 24, Georgia Tech 17

Oct. 25, 2008 at 7:50 PM

ATLANTA, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Cedric Peerman scored late in the fourth quarter and Vic Hall had a clinching interception Saturday, securing Virginia's 24-17 win over No. 21 Georgia Tech.

Peerman rushed for 118 yards on 25 carries for the Cavaliers (5-3, 3-1 ACC), who have won four in a row. Virginia's Marc Verica completed 29-of-39 passes for two touchdowns but was intercepted twice.

Maurice Covington had five receptions for 76 yards and a touchdown for Virginia.

Josh Nesbitt rushed for a touchdown but threw for just 103 yards on 7-of-15 completions with an interception for the Yellow Jackets (6-2, 3-2), whose four-game win streak ended. Jonathan Dwyer rushed for 70 yards and a TD on 17 carries.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Alabama football: Crimson Tide host Arkansas, hope to continue momentum from Georgia game
St. Louis Rams' Stedman Bailey fined for 'sleeping' on the job
Toronto Maple Leafs lose in Mike Babcock's debut, earn Montreal Canadians' respect
Johnny Manziel's grandfather loses home in 'suspicious' fire