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Richmond rolls past Georgetown 49-10

Nov 14, 2009 - 11:34 PM WASHINGTON, D.C.(AP) -- Eric Ward threw two touchdown passes and four different Richmond players had rushing scores as the Spiders routed Georgetown (D.C.) on Saturday.

Richmond (9-1, 6-1 Colonial Athletic Association) remains in a three-way tie for first place in the CAA South with Villanova and William & Mary. The Spiders host William & Mary next Saturday with at least a share of the conference title at stake.

Ben Keating's 2-yard run, Tyler Kirchoff's 1-yarder and Ward's 15-yard TD pass to Sherman Logan put Richmond ahead 21-0 in the first quarter.

After the Hoyas (0-10, 0-5) pulled within 21-10 in the second, Ward's 32-yard pass to Max Prokell put Richmond ahead 28-10 at halftime.

The Spiders pulled away on Tremayne Graham's 94-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and TD runs by John Laub and Garrett Wilkins in the second half.