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Michael Richards
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Michael  Richards

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Skaneateles, N.Y.

High School:
Skaneateles

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 174

Position:
M


04/17/2015

Men's Lacrosse Welcomes Rutgers for Senior Day Sunday

The Nittany Lions will honor their eight senior field players and an undergraduate assistant

04/11/2015

Penn State Suffers Double Overtime Heartbreaker

The game featured a five-goal Penn State run halfway through the contest

04/02/2015

Men's Lacrosse Faces First Big Ten Road Test

Penn State's game at Maryland will be its second nationally-televised game this season

03/29/2015

Men's Lacrosse Falls in First Big Ten Game, 10-8

The program's inaugural Big Ten game was the first ESPNU game at Penn State Lacrosse Field

03/27/2015

Men's Lacrosse Makes History on ESPNU Sunday

The contest is also the first in the quest for the Creator's Trophy

03/04/2014

No. 9 Men's Lacrosse at No. 19 Ohio State (3/1/2014

The ninth-ranked Nittany Lions defeated Ohio State, 11-8, at the Horseshoe.

Photos by Steve LaCrosse

02/24/2014

Men's Lacrosse at Notre Dame (2/22/14)

No. 12 Penn State knocked off No. 4 Notre Dame at Arlotta Stadium Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.

05/01/2013

Penn State Men's Lacrosse Beats UMass, 10-7, in CAA Semifinals

Penn State defeated UMass, 10-7, to earn a spot in the CAA Final in Happy Valley.

Photos by Steve Tressler

03/17/2013

Men's Lacrosse Wins at UMass (3/16/13)

Penn State defeated UMass, 7-5, in Amherst, Mass. (Photos by Steve LaCrosse)

02/17/2013

No. 15 Men's Lacrosse Downs No. 9 Denver in Jacksonville

No. 15 Penn State men's lacrosse defeated No. 9 Denver in Jacksonville, Fla. on Sunday, Feb. 17.

2014 ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN
2012 CAA ALL-ROOKIE TEAM

2014
Made 10 starts and appeared in all 13 games ... Scored four goals in consecutive games (3/18-29) and dished out a pair of assists ... Netted two goals against Villanova (3/29) ... Took 10 shots, six of which were on goal ... Collected 20 ground balls ... Picked up four in the season opener against Michigan (2/8) ... Caused four turnovers with a season-high two against Albany(3/22) ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2013
Saw time in all 17 games with 15 starts as a short-stick defensive midfielder, scoring a goal, picking up 32 ground balls and causing 16 turnovers, which ranked third on the team ... Had a standout performance in a win over Denver (2/17) scoring a highlight-reel goal, picking up four ground balls and causing a turnover ... Gathered two or more ground balls in nine contests including a career-high five against Lehigh (3/9) ... Forced three turnovers in an 11-3 win over Bucknell (3/27) ... Caused a pair of turnovers against Notre Dame (2/24) and Delaware (4/20).

2012
Appeared in all 15 games scoring one goal off three shots, winning 25 ground balls, and causing 11 turnovers ... Scored first collegiate goal against Notre Dame (2/26) in the Lions' 4-3 victory ... Picked up a season-high four ground balls against Lehigh (3/20) ... Registered a ground ball in all but two contests.

BEFORE PENN STATE
Four-year member of the Skaneateles High School boys' lacrosse team ... As a senior, named an ESPN Rise Honorable Mention All-American and earned first-team all-league honors ... Garnered second-team all-league recognition and helped lead team to a sectional championship as a junior.

PERSONAL
Born on Jan. 21, 1993 ... Parents are Craig and Rhonda ... Has two brothers, Marcus and Eric ... Majoring in agricultural sciences.

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