ELON, N.C. (AP) -- Josh Vaughan rushed for 119 yards and two touchdowns to lead Richmond to a 28-10 victory over Elon on Saturday.
Vaughan's 72-yard touchdown run with 12:35 remaining in the game capped the victory for the Spiders (1-0), who held the Phoenix scoreless in the second half. He also scored on a 2-yard run in the second quarter.
Richmond quarterback Eric Ward was 17-for-22 for 236 yards and two touchdowns. He hit Kevin Grayson on an 80-yard scoring pass to open the scoring with 6:15 left in the first quarter and found Joe Stewart on a 12-yard touchdown pass with 25 seconds left in the third.
Grayson finished with seven catches for 121 yards.
Richmond had 452 yards of total offense and held Elon (0-1) to 22 yards rushing.