Chris Richardson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.

High School:
Palos Verdes HS '10

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Position:
Utl

Major:
Political Science

CAREER RECORD WATCH: Enters senior year with 158 goals, 45 shy of surpassing Kevin Quinn (1993-96) as program's career leader... Already holds school record of 130 career exclusions drawn, passing Aaron Salit in 2013... Also has 1,762 minutes, within range of Colin Hicks' benchmark of 2,337 (extended records date back to 1994).

2013: ACWPC ALL-AMERICA HONORABLE MENTION... ALL-WWPA FIRST TEAM... Led team in goals (49), total points (69), minutes played (635.5) and drawn kickouts (56)... Added 22 steals, 20 assists and 7 field blocks... Performed eight hat tricks, including season-high 5 vs. Concordia to close out NorCal Invite (9/22)... Hit at least one goal in 21 consecutive games, ending with WWPA semifinal (9/21-11/23)... WWPA All-Academic.

2012: ALL-WWPA SECOND TEAM... Led team and ranked 3rd in WWPA with 67 goals, 8th in school history... Shot .486 (138 attempts), .560 (28-for-50) on power plays... Also had 15 steals, 32 drawn exclusions (27 majors, 5 five meter) and 22 assists... Scored seven in WWPA tournament first-round win over Santa Clara (11/11), highest since Mike Gotelli hit that total vs. Whittier in 1997... Tied for WWPA Player of the Week honors (9/26) after scoring 19 goals in five games at Aggie Shootout... Totaled 12 hat tricks... Scored in 14 straight games from 9/15-10/7.

2011: WWPA ALL-FRESHMAN... Finished 2nd on team (behind Aaron Salit) with 42 goals... Shot .519 overall (42-for-81), .563 on 6-on-5 situations (9-for-16)... Added 15 assists, 21 steals, 7 drawn exclusions and 7 field blocks... Scored in 10 straight games from 9/9-9/23, including season-best 4 goals vs. Vanguard (9/17)... Also had hat tricks against Redlands (9/10) and Bucknell (10/22)... Netted 5 goals with 2 assists during WWPA tournament (11/17-11/19).

2010: Redshirted.

PALOS VERDES HS '09: Two-time All-Bay League and All-Southern Section performer... Added ninth-team All-America honors as a senior... Helped team capture CIF-SS Division IV title in 2010... Selected as team's Best Utility Player as a junior... Played club ball for Trojan WPC (Los Angeles), helping team place 3rd at 2008 Junior Olympics.

PERSONAL: Born in La Jolla, Calif.... Majoring in political science... Parents are Sean & Debbie Richardson... Older brother, Matt, starred for Aggies from 2007-10... Perhaps not coincidentally, wears same cap number as Matt... In a movie of his life, wants to be played by "Jackie Chan with Morgan Freeman narrating."

Career Statistics

Year G Min Gls Ast Pts Shots Pct Stl ExD Blk
2011 31 530.0 42 15 57 81 .519 18 42 7
2012 29 596.0 67 22 89 138 .486 15 32 6
2013 27 635.5 49 20 69 128 .383 22 56 7
Totals 87 1761.5 158 57 215 347 .455 55 130 20