2005 (Senior) Second team preseason All-Big 12 (Big12Baseball.com) ... Slammed his first home run of the season against Hawaii-Hilo on Feb. 5 ... Maintained a career-high 10-game hitting streak from Feb. 16-March 5
2004 (Junior) Named team MVP and second team All-Big 12 ... Led the team with 69 RBI and finished second with 12 home runs, including a team-high eight during Big 12 play ... Compiled a .332 batting average by collecting 73 hits in 220 at bats ... Finished with 15 doubles ... Led the team with 21 runs and six doubles in conference play ... Was 8-for-14 on stolen base attempts ... The eight steals ranked him third on the team ... Collected a team-high seven RBI in a 4-for-5 effort against Hawaii-Hilo on Jan. 20.
Junior College Played two seasons for Bob Vetter at Palomar Junior College ... Was named a first-team NJCAA All-American in 2003 after batting .387 and driving in 47 runs ... Selected to the All-Pacific Coast first team in 2003 ... Ranks third all-time at Palomar with 71 career hits and 47 career RBI.
High School Was a three-year letterwinner at Vista HS in Vista, Calif. ... Played in the North-South State All-Star game as a senior ... Hit .394 with 23 RBI in his senior season at Vista ... Was a three-year member of the Principal's Honor Roll ... Served as the captain of Vista's varsity football team as a senior.
Personal Born on Oct. 2, 1983, in Camp Pendleton, Calif. ... Parents are Marc and Karen Richardson ... His father is a retired Lieutenant Colonel of the Marines, serving for 25 years ... He has been drafted twice by the Detroit Tigers -- 43rd round in 2001 and 44th round in 2002.