Furman at Richmond
Date: Saturday, Sept. 21
Contest: Furman (1-1, 0-0) at Richmond (1-1)
Time: 6 p.m.
Place: Richmond Stadium in Richmond, Va.THE GAME: In a series that dates back to 1922, Richmond owns a 15-7 advantage over Furman ... The Spiders won the last meeting, 19-13, in 1977 ... UR has won the last three games, six of the last seven and 10 of the last 12 with the Paladins ... Furman's last win in the series was by a 24-14 score in Richmond in 1974 ... In Richmond, the Spiders lead 8-4.
THE COACHES: Furman head coach Bobby Lamb (Furman '86) is in his first season as head coach with the Paladins and has a record of 1-1 ... The SoCon career passing efficiency leader, Lamb spent 16 years as a Paladin assistant after earning league Player of the Year honors in 1985 ... Richmond head coach Jim Reid (Maine '73) is in his eighth season with the Spiders and has a record of 43-38-1 ... Reid has a career head coaching record of 79-67-3 which includes six years at UMass.
GAME NOTES: Richmond had a week of rest after an impressive 15-13 victory over No. 9 Delaware on Sept. 7 ... The last time Furman lost to a team from Virginia was in 1994 when William & Mary beat the Paladins, 28-26, in Greenville.
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