Scores

Final

Hofstra 0

(2-1, 1-1 away)

Richmond 47

(3-0, 1-0 home)

3:30 PM ET, September 19, 2009

1 2 3 4 T
HOF 0 0 0 00
RICH 3 28 7 947

Top Performers

Passing: E. Ward (RICH) - 165 YDS, 4 TD

Rushing: J. Forte (RICH) - 12 CAR, 72 YDS

Receiving: D. Boston (RICH) - 2 REC, 65 YDS, 1 TD

Richmond 47, Hofstra 0

Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
HOF
RICH
1st Downs1220
Total Yards199378
Passing186165
Rushing13213
Penalties7-686-33
3rd Down Conversions4-145-11
4th Down Conversions1-41-1
Turnovers40
Possession28:1231:48

Passing Leaders

HofstraC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Christopher17/261726.600
RichmondC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Ward12/1616510.340

Rushing Leaders

HofstraCARYDSAVGTDLG
Asante5153.007
Sidaras5153.0014
RichmondCARYDSAVGTDLG
Forte12726.0013
Wilkins8455.6021

Receiving Leaders

HofstraRECYDSAVGTDLG
Weaver47318.3032
Nelson3279.0016
RichmondRECYDSAVGTDLG
Boston26532.5149
Grayson44511.3117

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERHOFRICH
FG06:38Andrew Howard 27 Yd 03
SECOND QUARTERHOFRICH
TD14:21Kendall Gaskins 2 Yd Run (Andrew Howard Kick) 010
TD12:15Donte Boston 49 Yd Pass From Eric Ward (Andrew Howard Kick) 017
TD04:28Max Prokell 23 Yd Pass From Eric Ward (Andrew Howard Kick) 024
TD00:50Kevin Grayson 17 Yd Pass From Eric Ward (Andrew Howard Kick) 031
THIRD QUARTERHOFRICH
TD08:51Ben Keating 2 Yd Pass From Eric Ward (Andrew Howard Kick) 038
FOURTH QUARTERHOFRICH
SF07:31Ball Through End Zone 040
TD02:00Tyler Kirchoff 8 Yd Run (Andrew Howard Kick) 047