2009 Richmond Spiders football team

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2009 Richmond Spiders football
Richmond Spiders text logo.svg
Colonial Athletic Association Co-Championship
FCS Quarterfinals, L 31–35, vs. #5 Appalachian State
Conference Colonial Athletic Association South
Ranking
Sports Network #5[1]
FCS Coaches #5[2]
2009 record 11–2 (7–1 CAA)
Head coach Mike London (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Mike Faragalli (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Vic Shealy (1st year)
Home stadium University of Richmond Stadium
Seasons
« 2008 2010 »
2009 CAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#7 New Hampshire x^   6 2         10 3  
Maine   4 4         5 6  
Hofstra   3 5         5 6  
UMass   3 5         5 6  
Northeastern   3 5         3 8  
Rhode Island   0 8         1 10  
South
#1 Villanova x§^   7 1         14 1  
#5 Richmond x§^   7 1         11 2  
#4 William & Mary ^   6 2         11 3  
Delaware   4 4         6 5  
James Madison   4 4         6 5  
Towson   1 7         2 9  
§ – Conference co-champions
x – Division champion/co-champions
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2009 Richmond Spiders football team represented the University of Richmond in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) college football during the 2009 season. Richmond competed as a member of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) under second-year head football coach Mike London and played its home games at University of Richmond Stadium. The 2009 campaign came on the heels of an NCAA Division I FCS national championship in 2008. With the win over William & Mary on November 21, the Spiders recorded their first 10 win regular season in school history.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 7:00 pm at Duke* #2 Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC W 24–16   33,311
September 12 3:30 pm at Delaware #1 Delaware StadiumNewark, DE CN W 16–15   20,800
September 19 3:00 pm Hofstra #1 UR StadiumRichmond, VA W 47–0   7,511
September 26 3:00 pm Virginia Military Institute* #1 UR Stadium • Richmond, VA W 38–28   7,554
October 10 12:00 pm at #13 James Madison #1 Bridgeforth StadiumHarrisonburg, VA CSN W 21–17   16,098
October 17 12:00 pm at Maine #1 Alfond StadiumOrono, ME CSN W 38–21   6,087
October 24 3:00 pm #14 Massachusetts #1 UR Stadium • Richmond, VA W 34–12   8,214
October 31 1:00 pm at Towson #1 Johnny Unitas StadiumTowson, MD W 42–14   4,396
November 7 3:30 pm #4 Villanovadagger #1 UR Stadium • Richmond, VA CSN L 20–21   11,667
November 14 1:00 pm at Georgetown* #4 Multi-Sport FieldWashington, D. C. W 49–10   2,312
November 21 12:00 pm #5 William & Mary #4 UR Stadium • Richmond, VA (Capital Cup) CN W 13–10   17,527
November 28 1:00 pm #9 Elon* #4 UR Stadium • Richmond, VA (FCS First Round) W 16–13   6,143
December 5 7:00 pm #5 Appalachian State* #4 UR Stadium • Richmond, VA (FCS Quarterfinals) ESPNGP L 31–35   7,272
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll at time of game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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