UMass At Michigan Postgame Notes

Sept. 18, 2010

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  • Jonathan Hernandez had his fourth-career 100-yard rushing game with 114.

  • Hernandez scored two touchdowns to give him four on the season and 12 in his career. It was his third-career multi-touchdown game.

  • Hernandez became the second UMass tailback to gain 100 yards on the ground against an FBS team with his 114. Last year Tony Nelson had 107 at Kansas State.

  • Kyle Havens ran for his first-career rushing touchdown on a 7-yard roll out in the fourth quarter.

  • UMass had its longest scoring drive of the season time-wise (7:01) with its fourth-quarter rushing TD by Havens.

  • Caleb Violette gave UMass a 3-0 lead in its game against an FBS team for the second year in a row. Last year, he kicked a 35-yard field goal at Kansas State. This year Violette booted a 29-yard field goal to give the Minutemen a 3-0 lead, 5:00 into the game.

  • Kumar Davis had his second-career interception, in the first quarter, off a tip by Darren Thellen.

  • WR Jesse Julmiste drew his first-career start at wide receiver. Also, true freshman Antoine Tharpe started at cornerback alongside redshirt freshman Mike Lee.

  • Scott Duggan blocked a punt for UMass. It was UMass' first blocked punt since last time it played a FBS team, D.J. Adeoba at Kansas State in 2009.

  • UMass is now 8-22 against FBS opponents since the division was formed in 1978. UMass has not beaten an FBS team since topping Ball State in 1984, 26-10.

  • UMass is also now 0-5 against ranked FBS teams with losses to No. 17 NC State in 2002, No. 7 Kansas State in 2003, No. 12 Boston College in 2007 and No. 10 Texas Tech in 2008.


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