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Defense sparks Richmond in 47-0 win over Hofstra

Sep 19, 2009 - 11:06 PM RICHMOND, Va.(AP) -- Four fumble recoveries in the first half led to 24 Richmond points as the Spiders built an early lead and rolled to a 47-0 win over Hofstra on Saturday.

Pierre Turner had a pair of first-half fumble recoveries, Nicholas Battle recovered a fumble and forced two, and Eric McBride set up a touchdown with a 36-yard fumble return.

The Spiders (3-0, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association) increased their school record for consecutive wins to 12. Richmond's defense held Hofstra (2-1, 0-1) to 8 yards rushing in the half.

Richmond quarterback Eric Ward finished 12 of 16 for 165 yards and four touchdowns, connecting on 12 of his last 13 attempts.

Cory Christopher finished 17 of 26 passing with 172 yards for Hofstra. The Pride finished with 13 rushing yards on 34 carries. The Spiders recorded five sacks, and gained 213 rushing yards.






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    Hofstra 0, Richmond 47  FinalSep 20 12:54 AM


  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
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    HOFSTRA 0 0 0 0 0
    RICHMOND 3 28 7 9 47 FINAL

    Hofstra 0, Richmond 47  FinalSep 19 6:19 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
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    HOFSTRA 0 0 0 0
    RICHMOND 3 28 7 38 END, 3RD QTR

    Hofstra 0, Richmond 38  End of 3rdSep 19 5:53 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
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    HOFSTRA 0 0 0
    RICHMOND 3 28 31 HALFTIME

    Hofstra 0, Richmond 31  HalfSep 19 5:03 PM


  • NCAAF
    HOFSTRA 0
    RICHMOND 10 14:21 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Hofstra 0, Richmond 10  2nd - 14:21Sep 19 4:13 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
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    HOFSTRA 0 0
    RICHMOND 3 3 END, 1ST QTR

    Hofstra 0, Richmond 3  End of 1stSep 19 4:13 PM