2014 Photo Gallery
AS A FRESHMAN (2014)
Played in 28 games and made 20 starts (11 at second base, seven at
shortstop and two at third base)... Batted .215 with 14 hits, seven
RBI and nine runs scored... Was the opening night starter at
shortstop, going 2-for-5 with a run scored and a RBI... Started the
first five games of the season at short for Fullerton... Had a .320
on-base percentage and one stolen base... Went 2-for-5 with two RBI
and a run scored against Saint Mary's on Mar. 14.
Played for the Victoria HarbourCats of the West Coast
League with Titan teammate Bryan Conant…batted .226 with 12
runs scored, five doubles, one home run and nine RBIs.
2013 MAJOR LEAGUE DRAFT
Was selected in the 40th round by the Miami Marlins in
the 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
A 2013 graduate of Wilson High School in Long Beach,
Calif…played three seasons (2011-13) of shortstop for head
coach Andy Hall…named first team all-Moore League following
his senior season after hitting .350 with one home
run…batted .233 at the plate in 2012 as a junior with 20
hits and eight stolen bases…the Bruins lost in the first
round of the CIF Southern Section Division I playoffs and ended the
year 23-8 (9-3 Moore League)…was named second team all-Moore
League in 2011 as a sophomore after batting .455 with a .530
on-base percentage, .636 slugging percentage, 18 RBIs, four doubles
and three triples.
Born in Long Beach, Calif…parents are Jeff and Torie
Richards…has one younger sister (Brooke)…major is
kinesiology...superstition is to not wear batting
gloves…models his game after Troy
Tulowitzki…favorites include: Troy Tulowitzki (baseball
player), Dodger Stadium (baseball stadium), Danny Way (athlete),
The Rolling Stones (musical artist), Dodgers (baseball team),
“The Natural” (movie), “Into the Wild”
(book), Natalie Portman (actress).
At Bats: 5, 3x, last at #3 Cal Poly (04.18.14)
Runs: 1, 9x, last vs. #19 Nebraska (05.30.14)
Hits: 2, 3x, last at Wichita State (03.30.14)
RBI: 2 vs. Saint Mary's (03.14.14)
Walks: 2 vs. Saint Mary's (03.16.14)
Stolen Bases: 1 at San Diego (03.11.14)