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Postgame Notes: Richmond 28, Villanova 17
Courtesy: Richmond Athletics
Release: 10/06/2012
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Postgame Notes: Richmond 28, Villanova 17

Team Notes

  • The victory against Villanova snapped a three-game losing streak versus the Wildcats and was the first in Villanova since October 28, 2000. (Richmond defeated Villanova, 28-18).
  • The Spiders did not allow a sack against the Wildcats and have allowed just one all season - which is tied for the national FCS lead.
  • Richmond has won its first two CAA conference games on the road for the first time since 2009.
  • Richmond out-scored Villanova, 7-0, in the third quarter and have now outscored its opponents this season in the third stanza, 61-14.
  • Richmond's 28-17 victory over Villanova Saturday was the Spiders' 10th in the series.

Player Notes

  • DB Rodney Barnes blocked a punt for the first time since DB DeShawn Holmes blocked a punt on 10/22/11 vs. Maine.
  • FB Kendall Gaskins 1-yd TD run was his sixth this season and 28th of his career.
  • Gaskins' 28 career touchdowns rank fourth all-time.
  • QB John Laub recorded a career-high 20 carries for a career-best 79 yards. Laub rushed for a game-long 14-yard gain. Laub also rushed for a touchdown.
  • Laub threw for 19-of-34 for 233 yards and one touchdown.
  • WR Stephen Barnette reeled in five catches for career-high 110 yards, marking his first career 100-yd game.
  • The five catches for Barnette also matches his career high.
  • DB Darryl Hamilton recorded his first interception of the season, third of his career.
  • DL Evan Kelley registered a career-best 1.5 sacks.

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