RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Eric Ward connected on three touchdown passes in the third quarter to lead Richmond to a 42-0 win over Stony Brook on Saturday.
Ward connected on 10 of 12 passes for 112 yards in the third quarter, including TD passes of 8 yards to Tim Hightower, 3 yards to Kevin Grayson, and 11 yards to Joe Stewart. Ward was 3 for 12 for just 13 yards in the first half.
The Spiders (4-2) took an early 7-0 lead when Derek Hatcher ran back Andrew Powell's first punt of the game for a 66-yard touchdown, Richmond first punt return for a touchdown since 1999.
On the Spider's 4th possession of the game, Hightower carried on all five plays capping a 71-yard drive with a 38-yard touchdown. Hightower finished the day with 101 yards on 19 carries.
Richmond's final touchdown came on Stewart's 31-yard reception of a Will Healy pass with 5:20 left.
The Seawolves (3-4) were led by quarterback Josh Dudash, who connected on 26 of 48 pass for 200 yards. Stony Brook had 91 plays in the game to Richmond's 54, but only outgained the Spiders 339-325.
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