Virginia falls short to Georgia Tech in overtime 30-27

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

ATLANTA, Ga. ( - It came down to overtime, but Virginia (7-4, 4-3 ACC) was unable to convert the 35-yard field goal in overtime as Georgia Tech (7-4, 5-3 ACC) took the 30-27 win on Saturday afternoon at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Georgia Tech scores. (Photo by Michael Chang/Getty Images)

It was a back-and-forth game with seven lead changes throughout. Georgia Tech took a 13-7 lead in the first quarter before Virginia regained the lead with a 56-yard pass from Brennan Armstrong (Shelby, Ohio) to Joe Reed (Charlotte Court House, Va.).

The Yellow Jackets were back ahead with a field goal, before Bryce Perkins (Queen Creek, Ariz.) ran it in for a touchdown with 3:03 left in the second quarter. Neither team scored again until the fourth quarter.

UVA plays at Virginia Tech in the Commonwealth Cup next Friday.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.