Courtesy: Richmond Athletics
Postgame Notes: ODU 45, Richmond 37
Courtesy:Richmond Athletics
Release:09/29/2012
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Postgame Notes: ODU 45, Richmond 37

Team Notes:

  • Saturday's game marked the 11th sellout in Robins Stadium history. The sellout is the second this season and seventh in a row.
  • Richmond moved to 3-2 on the year, 1-1 in CAA action.
  • ODU improved to 2-0 all-time against the Spiders.
  • Richmond's 94-yard fourth-quarter scoring drive was the longest of the season.
  • Richmond has scored over 30 points in four consecutive games.
  • Richmond is 40-5 since 2005 when scoring 30 or more points. (3-1 in 2012).

Player Notes:

  • Junior DB Wayne Pettus recorded his first career interception stopping ODU's first drive of the game.
  • Junior WR Ben Edwards caught his second touchdown this season in the first-quarter off a 39-yard John Laub pass.
  • Edwards ended his day with career-highs in catches (11) and receiving yards (182) and tied his career-high for receptions in a game. Tonight's game marked Edwards' second-career 100-yard receiving game. His first occurred two weeks ago at VMI.
  • Edwards also had 25 return yards, for a total of 207 all-purpose yards, which marked a career-high.
  • Edwards' 182 receiving yards were the most by a Spider since Tre Gray had 194 yards against New Hampshire Sept. 24, 2011
  • Laub went 27-of-44 with 339 yards, two touchdowns and one interception setting career-highs in completions and passing yards. Laub surpassed the 300-yard passing mark for the first time in his career.
  • Laub's 339 total yards were the most by a Spider since Aaron Corp threw for 301 yards against Maine Oct. 22, 2011.
  • Laub rushed for 24 yards and had one touchdown run in the fourth quarter.
  • Senior FB Kendall Gaskins reeled in a career-high five receptions.
  • Redshirt senior TE Kevin Finney caught his second touchdown of the season off a 1 yd pass from Laub.
  • Senior K Remington Hinshaw connected on a career-high 38-yd field goal in the third quarter
  • Redshirt senior DB Doug Howell had an interception and returned it for 22 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter. That was the second pick six of the season for Richmond.
  • The Howell interception was his third in two games and the return for touchdown was the first of his career
  • Redshirt junior RB Jovan Smith had his third rushing touchdown of the season
  • Redshirt sophomore WR Stephen Barnette had five receptions, tying his career-high
  • Sophomore WR Rashad Ponder reeled in 22 receiving yards, including a 13-yard reception, both career-highs.
  • Sophomore DB Aaron Roane had two tackles for lass, a career-high.
  • Redshirt sophomore DL Evan Kelly and redshirt junior DL Jacob Pierce had three tackles for loss, respectively, marking a career-high for the linemen.
  • Howell and sophomore LB Eric Wright each recorded nine tackles, marking a career-high for Howell and tying a personal-best for Wright.
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