2013 GAMEDAY CENTRAL - STONY BROOK
|Who||Richmond Spiders (3-6, 1-4) vs. Stony Brook Seawolves (3-5, 1-4)|
|When||Saturday, November 9 - 1:00 PM | Tickets|
|Where||Stony Brook, N.Y. | Weather|
|Venue||LaValle Stadium | Stadium Fan Guide | Directions|
|Radio||ESPN 950 AM | RichmondSpiders.com|
|Game Notes||Richmond | Stony Brook | CAA|
|Pregame Media||Coach Rocco CAA Teleconference | Coach Rocco Press Conference
|SpiderTV||UAlbany Highlights | Gund/Pettus Press Conference|
|Social Media||Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | #SpiderFootball|
Rocco’s Record Impressive in November
In his eight seasons as a head coach, the Spiders’ Danny Rocco has posted a record of 18-4 (.818) in the month of November. At Richmond, Rocco is 4-0 in the month, including a perfect 3-0 mark in 2012.
Richmond Interception Streak at 19 Games
With DB Mylon Blueford’s first career interception last week against Albany, Richmond has recorded at least one pick in 19-straight games. Over that stretch, the Spiders have intercepted a total of 39 passes. Richmond led the FCS in interceptions last season with 24 INTs and this year ranks third in the country with 15 picks.
Despite having a record of 2-6 on the season, Richmond has still out-scored its opponents on the year, 189-182. Five of the six losses have all been by seven points or less and overall, all the setbacks have come by just 6.0 points a game. Of the five losses to FCS teams, four of those teams are currently ranked or have been nationally ranked this season.
Jordi Named CAA Special Teams Player of the Week
Sophomore Brandon Jordi was named CAA Special Teams Player of the Week on November 4 after hitting four field goals in the win over Albany. On the season, Jordi has hit on 15-of-19 field goals on the season – the most in the CAA. Jordi also ranks second in the conference in field goal percentage (78.9) and second in the league among kicker in scoring per game (6.7). Jordi’s 15 field goals rank ties him for fourth on Richmond’s single-season list and tied for ninth on the school’s career field goal list.
Fisher’s Posts Career Day Against Albany
Seeing his most extensive work at running back in his career against Albany, Seth Fisher responded with his best day as a Spider. Fisher ran for a career-high 89 yards on 18 carries and a touchdown in the Homecoming win over the Great Danes.
Spiders Boast Impressive Pass Offense
Through nine games this season, Richmond boasts the most prolific passing attack in the CAA. The Spiders lead the league in pass yards per game (311.4), completions (265) and attempts (411). In the CAA, Richmond has completed more passes than four other teams (W&M, Stony Brook, Villanova and New Hampshire) have attempted. Nationally, the Spiders ranks 12th in passing offense.