WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) Joe Mancuso's 5-yard touchdown pass to Caleb Drake sparked Richmond to a 10-6 season-ending victory against nearby William & Mary on Saturday, winning the Capital Cup, a rivalry game that's been played since 1898.
Richmond's touchdown drive ground 80 yards in 17 plays before Mancuso and Drake hooked up midway through the second quarter. The Spiders (4-7, 2-6 Colonial Athletic Association) tacked on three more points on Griffin Trau's 43-yard field goal.
William & Mary (4-6, 3-4) averted the shutout with 47 seconds left to play, DeVonte Deadman pulling in a 35-yard pass from Shon Mitchell. The extra point missed, and the ensuing onside kick went out of bounds.