Lacrosse MM
Courtesy: Richmond Athletics
Postgame Notes: No. 14/15 Richmond 34, VMI 0
Courtesy:Richmond Athletics
Release:08/31/2013
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Team Notes
- Robins Stadium was sold-out for the season opener. This is the 18th sell-out at Robins Stadium since the facility opened in 2010.

- There was an 81 minute lightning delay before the third quarter of tonight’s game.  The delay marked the second-consecutive year in which the Spiders’ home opener experienced a weather delay.

- Richmond’s 34-0 win is the largest margin of victory in a season-opening game since 1999 when they defeated VMI, 42-6.

- The Spiders recorded their first shutout victory since 11/3/12 vs. Rhode Island (39-0).

- The last time the Spiders shut out their opponent in a season opener was 9/2/2006 in a 13-0 win at Duke.

- Richmond’s victory also marked the 33rd season opening shutout in school history.

- Head coach Danny Rocco improves to 8-0 when coaching against VMI.

- Richmond extendsits winning streak over VMI to 11 games, dating back to 1996. The 11-game win streak is the longest for either team in the series dating back to 1893.

- Since the 2004 season, Richmond is 56-5 when leading at the half.  

- Richmond is undefeated (5-0) in night games at Robins Stadium.

- The Spiders improve their non-conference, FCS regular season win streak to 17-0 since 2005.

- Richmond extended its home opener win streak to eight. The Spiders are now 4-0 in home openers at Robins Stadium.

- The Spiders are 43-6 since 2005 when scoring 30+ points in a game.


Players Notes
- Sophomore RB Jacobi Green recorded his first career receiving touchdown in the first quarter with a 7 yard reception. He rushed for a touchdown in the opener last season in his collegiate debut at Virginia.

- Green also set a new career long rush with a 53-yard run in the third quarter, and had a career-high 95 total yards rushing.

- Sophomore PK Brandon Jordi accounted for a career-high 10 points.

- Jordi also recorded his first two career field goal attempts and made both field goals from 29 and 38 yards in the third quarter.

- Freshman WR Brian Brown recorded his first career reception in the second quarter.  Brown finished with 3 catches for 18 yards.

- Senior LB Walt Sparks had his first career interception in the second quarter.

- Redshirt junior QB Michael Strauss threw a career-long touchdown pass of 59 yards to senior WR Ben Edwards.  The 59-yard score was also a career long for Edwards.

- Redshirt sophomore FB Seth Fisher set career highs in rushing yards (29) on 6 rushing attempts.

- Freshman QB Kyle Lauletta completed 6-of-9 passes for 48 yards and a touchdown.

- Redshirt freshman RB T.J. Moon rushed for 44 yards on 7 carries with a long rush of 12 yards.

- Redshirt freshman QB David Broadus rushed for 31 yards on five attempts with a long rush of 13 yards.

- Redshirt junior TE Hunter Westfall caught two passes for 27 yards and a touchdown, with a long reception of 17 yards - all career highs.

- Sophomore WR Reggie Diggs had a career-high four catches in the game.

- Redshirt junior LB Sean Ryan and junior DB Justin Grant had five tackles each, setting new career highs.

- Redshirt sophomore DB Dominique Miller had his first career interception, while freshman DL Winston Craig also had his first career INT.

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