RICHMOND , Va. -- Justin Forte scored two touchdowns and Richmond defeated Massachusetts 34-12 on Saturday.
The Spiders (7-0, 5-0 Colonial Athletic Association) intercepted the Minutemen six times and began three first-half drives inside the Massachusetts' 27-yard line.
Patrick Weldon had the Spiders' first interception, putting his team on the Minutemen 27. Following a 24-yard run by Eric Ward, Ben Keating gave Richmond a 7-3 lead on a 1-yard rush in the first quarter.
Ward was 8 of 20 for 52 yards and rushed for 62.
Forte finished with a career-high 28 carries for 118 yards as Richmond extended its winning streak to a Football Championship Subdivision-best 16 games and matched its best start in history.