Minutemen Defense Comes Up Big Against Spiders
Oct 5, 2002
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