Scores

Final

Morehead State 10

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Richmond 55

(1-0, 1-0 home)

6:00 PM ET, August 30, 2014

Robins Stadium, Richmond, VA

1 2 3 4 T
MORE 3 0 0 710
RICH 14 11 17 1355

Top Performers

Passing: M. Strauss (RICH) - 259 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: J. Hamlin (RICH) - 7 CAR, 80 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: S. Barnette (RICH) - 6 REC, 76 YDS, 1 TD

Richmond rolls through Morehead State, 55-10

Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. -- Michael Strauss completed 17 of 23 passes for 259 yards and 3 touchdowns, all three to different receivers, to lead Richmond to a 55-10 win against Morehead State on Saturday.

Strauss was one of 20 players named to the Walter Payton Award Watch List in 2014, an award given to the most outstanding player in FCS.

Brian Brown had 5 catches for 110 yards to lead all Spiders receivers, and Stephen Barnette added 6 catches for 76 yards and a touchdown. Barnette is coming off a season in which he set the school record for receiving yards and ranked 10th nationally.

Austin Gahafer led Morehead State with 174 yards passing.

The Spiders, who are ranked 24th in the FCS coaches poll, extended their winning streak in home openers to nine.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MORE
RICH
1st Downs1531
Total Yards309643
Passing209408
Rushing100235
Penalties5-306-55
3rd Down Conversions6-1911-17
4th Down Conversions1-41-1
Turnovers02
Possession24:5735:03

Passing Leaders

Morehead StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Austin Gahafer23/371744.710
Tyler Rice5/9353.900
RichmondC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Michael Strauss17/2325911.330
Michael Rocco9/131179.011

Rushing Leaders

Morehead StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Rees Macshara10303.007
Brandon Reeves6213.5011
RichmondCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jeremiah Hamlin78011.4244
Seth Fisher8486.0028

Receiving Leaders

Morehead StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Christian Robinson66310.5026
Cyrus Strahm3299.7017
RichmondRECYDSAVGTDLG
Brian Brown511022.0034
Stephen Barnette67612.7120

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMORERICH
TD11:01Stephen Barnette 16 Yd pass from Michael Strauss (Mac McCall Kick)07
FG3:26Luke Boyd 27 Yd Field Goal 37
TD3:07Sean Fitzpatrick 41 Yd pass from Michael Strauss (Mac McCall Kick)314
SECOND QUARTERMORERICH
TD11:31T.J. Moon 3 Yd Run (Michael Strauss Pass to Stephen Barnette for Two-Point Conversion)322
FG0:00Peter Yoder 28 Yd Field Goal 325
THIRD QUARTERMORERICH
TD11:59Jacobi Green 12 Yd pass from Michael Strauss (Mac McCall Kick)332
TD8:40Seth Fisher 11 Yd pass from Michael Rocco (Mac McCall Kick)339
FG1:51Peter Yoder 33 Yd Field Goal 342
FOURTH QUARTERMORERICH
TD12:01Lawrence Jones 20 Yd pass from Austin Gahafer (Luke Boyd Kick)1042
TD10:49Jeremiah Hamlin 44 Yd Run (Mac McCall PAT failed)1048
TD5:54Jeremiah Hamlin 2 Yd Run (Mac McCall Kick)1055