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Richmond beats Massachusetts 34-12

Oct 24, 2009 - 11:21 PM RICHMOND , Va.(AP) -- Justin Forte scored two touchdowns and Richmond defeated Massachusetts 34-12 on Saturday.

The Spiders (7-0, 5-0 Colonial Athletic Association) intercepted the Minutemen six times and began three first-half drives inside the Massachusetts' 27-yard line.

Patrick Weldon had the Spiders' first interception, putting his team on the Minutemen 27. Following a 24-yard run by Eric Ward, Ben Keating gave Richmond a 7-3 lead on a 1-yard rush in the first quarter.

Ward was 8 of 20 for 52 yards and rushed for 62.

Forte finished with a career-high 28 carries for 118 yards as Richmond extended its winning streak to a Football Championship Subdivision-best 16 games and matched its best start in history.

Kyle Havens was 10 of 25 for 78 yards and four interceptions and Scott Woodward was 11 of 23 for 137 yards and an interception for the Minutemen.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    MASSACHUSETTS 3 0 0 9 12
    RICHMOND 7 13 7 7 34 FINAL

    Massachusetts 12, Richmond 34  FinalOct 24 6:39 PM


  • NCAAF
    MASSACHUSETTS 5
    RICHMOND 27 14:46 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Massachusetts 5, Richmond 27  4th - 14:46Oct 24 5:59 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    MASSACHUSETTS 3 0 0 3
    RICHMOND 7 13 7 27 END, 3RD QTR

    Massachusetts 3, Richmond 27  End of 3rdOct 24 5:59 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    MASSACHUSETTS 3 0 3
    RICHMOND 7 13 20 HALFTIME

    Massachusetts 3, Richmond 20  HalfOct 24 5:14 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    MASSACHUSETTS 3 3
    RICHMOND 7 7 END, 1ST QTR

    Massachusetts 3, Richmond 7  End of 1stOct 24 4:18 PM