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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


2012 CAA ALL-ROOKIE TEAM

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 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 a career-high 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).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 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:
Son of Craig and Rhonda Richards...Has two brothers, Marcus and Eric...Majoring in agricultural sciences...Born Jan. 21, 1993.

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