Richmond Holds-off Liberty

Spiders win 30-21

POSTED: 09:56 PM EDT Sep 21, 2013    UPDATED: 10:09 PM EDT Sep 21, 2013 
Richmond, Va. -

In a reunion with his former team, Richmond Head Coach Danny Rocco led his Spiders to a 30-21 win over Liberty University. Richmond (2-2) led by as many as 10 in the first half, but the Flames stuck around to get with-in 2 points in the 4th quarter. But with about 8 minutes to play, the Spiders delivered the final blow on a Ben Edwards touchdown run.

Desmond Rice led Liberty (2-2) with 106 yards and a touchdown, while Josh Woodrum was 23-42 passing for 241 yards and a touchdown. Richmond’s Jacobi Green had 181 yards on 24 carries, Edwards had 101 yards on 9 receptions. Richmond quarterback Michael Strauss finished 20-34 for 210 yards and a touchdown.