The Richmond Spiders will head to Maine this weekend trying to win their sixth straight game and continue to push toward a conference championship. Richmond will take on the 3-5 Black Bears in what could potentially be a trap game for the Spiders.
The Spiders are now No. 2 in the CAA thanks to Ayo Ogunniyi's two pass breakups and Omar Howard's career-high 18 tackles.
Quarterback Michael Strauss and receiver Stephen Barnette are both out for the remainder of the season.
Michael Rocco play as starting quarterback against Rhode Island. The game is at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday in Robins Stadium.
The Richmond Spiders fell just short of an upset victory over no. 7 New Hampshire, as the Wildcats scored in the last minute.
The Richmond Spiders take on the New Hampshire Wildcats to open up conference play over Family Weekend.
An emerging run game and a successful pass rush helped the Spiders defeat Hampton Saturday night.