Sept. 1, 2012
Richmond Postgame Notes vs. Virginia
Richmond dropped its season-opener for just the second time in five years
Saturday's game marked the first at Richmond for new head coach Danny Rocco
Virginia now leads the all-time series with the Spiders 27-2-2
Nick Hicks' 65-yard punt tied his career long, with the redshirt senior also setting career-highs with eight punts for 345 yards
FB Kendall Gaskins' second-quarter 3-yard score was just the second receiving TD of his career
Gaskins' now has sole possession of sixth place in the program annals with 22 career rushing touchdowns
QB John Laub made his fourth career start on Saturday and is now 2-2 in those games
Laub's 4-yard third-quarter touchdown pass to FB Seth Fisher marked the second-career passing TD for the redshirt senior. The score was part of a 6-of-6 effort for Laub in the nine-play scoring drive.
Laub set new career-bests with 17 completions, 35 attempts and 178 passing yards
QB Michael Strauss' 3-yard pass to Gaskins marked the sophomore transfer's first career pass and touchdown pass
Strauss finished the game 7-of-8 for 60 yards and a TD
DB Aaron Roane recorded 12 tackles to set a career-high and equaled his career-best with 1.0 tackles for loss
DB Reggie Barnette recorded his first-career tackles for loss with two and came up just two tackles short of his career-best 14 tackles
LB Eric Wright also established a new career-high with nine tackles, while DB Doug Howell followed suit with eight stops on the day
LB Darius McMillan ended the game with 10 tackles
Fisher's touchdown catch represented just his second-career reception, with his first coming on a 2-yd catch the play before.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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