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Minutemen Defense Comes Up Big Against Spiders

QB Jeff Krohn passed for 236 yards and two touchdowns in the win over Richmond.

QB Jeff Krohn passed for 236 yards and two touchdowns in the win over Richmond.

Oct 5, 2002

Final Stats

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Raunny Rosario and R.J. Cobbs each rushed for more than 100 yards and Jeff Krohn passed for 236 yards and two touchdowns Saturday to drive Massachusetts past Richmond 34-13.

The Minutemen (3-2, 1-1 Atlantic 10) racked up 478 total yards and held the Spiders to just 65 in the second half while forcing four Spider fumbles, two of which resulted in touchdowns.

Rosario led the ground game for Massachusetts with 131 yards on 17 carries, while Cobbs gained 112 yards on 17 carries and scored two touchdowns. Adrian Zullo caught five passes for 83 yards and two touchdowns.

Krohn finished 14-of-28, with one interception.

Richmond (1-3, 1-1) struggled with its passing game, as starter D'Arcy Wills completed just 5 of 18 passes for 145 yards and one touchdown. Lee Williams led the Spiders on the ground with 93 yards on eight carries.

Massachusetts punter David Sanger helped dampen Richmond's offense, averaging 44.1 yards on seven punts and pinning the Spiders inside their own 20 four times.

 

 

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