2008 (Senior): Another consistent season from the right fielder...Batted .332 while recording 20 multi-hit games...Banged out eight doubles, four triples and five homers...Drove in 31 runs, scored 35 times and swiped 10 bases...Added five sac flies and finished with a .500 slugging percentage...Hit .390 vs. lefties and had 10 two-out RBI...Earned a .988 fielding percentage in 52 games...Did not make an error in 21 C-USA games played...C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll selection...Notched two doubles, drove in a run and scored a run vs. FAMU (Feb. 23)...Went 3-for-4 against Missouri (Feb. 25) with a solo homer and a walk-off double...Connected for two hits and scored two runs, including the game winner, in a 4-3 win over CMU (March 2)...Recorded a 13-game hitting streak March 9-28, which included a stretch of seven-straight outings with two hits...A perfect 3-for-3 with two runs scored, a triple and a stolen base against Pitt (March 11)...Had three hits and drove in two in the DH vs. Siena (March 15)...Homered in a two-hit affair at Southern Miss (March 21)...Tripled in a two-hit affair with three runs at Southern Miss (March 23)...Was 2-for-2 with a run, stolen base and two walks vs. ECU (March 28)...Went 3-for-5 with a run vs. USF (April 8)...Combined for seven hits with two doubles and four RBI in the Marshall series (April 18-20)...Doubled in a two-hit affair with an RBI vs. Rice (April 26)...Belted a solo homer vs. Rice (April 27)...Crushed a two-run homer and added a two-run triple for four RBI at USF (May 6)...Scored the winning run in the 10th and had two hits with a stolen base vs. UAB (May 9)...Smacked a solo homer vs. Clemson (May 17).
2007 (Junior): Hit .313 in first year in Division I, pounding out 63 hits and scoring 30 runs...Was a perfect 12-for-12 in stolen base attempts, and successfully completed six sacrifice bunts...A total of 55 of 56 starts came in right field, and 31 of them were from the No. 6 hole in the lineup...Had a .441 percentage (26-for-59) when reaching base as the leadoff hitter...Posted a .308 mark in C-USA only games...Fell a triple short of the cycle vs. Rice in the C-USA Championship (May 23), going 3-for-3 with two RBI, a double, a solo homer and a walk...Went on a 13-game hitting streak April 24-May 17 (22-for-52, .423)...Doubled in a three-hit affair at ECU (May 13)...Banged out two hits and scored a run at ECU (May 11)...Posted three hits, a RBI and a run scored vs. Stetson (May 2)...Had a 3-for-4 game with two RBI and two runs scored vs. Tulane (April 29)...Notched two hits, a RBI, a run scored and a stolen base vs. USF (April 24)...Notched two hits, a run scored and a steal at Florida (April 10)...Reached base in 10-straight plate appearances (March 31-April 3)...Had two singles and a stolen base at USF (April 3)...Went 7-for-10 (.700) in the UAB series (March 30-31), posting four RBI and three runs scored...Was 2-for-3 with a run against Rutgers (March 18)...Notched a hit, stolen base and run scored vs. Rutgers (March 17)...Connected for a two-run triple against Rutgers (March 16)...Racked up two hits and a run scored vs. UMass (March 10)...Drove in two on a base hit, while also stealing a base vs. Michigan State (March 6)...Was 2-for-3 with a run scored and a stolen base vs. Maryland (Feb. 18)...Belted two doubles in a 2-for-4 effort against TCU (Feb. 10)...Collected two hits, an RBI, a run scored, a sac bunt and a stolen base vs. FIU (Feb. 4).
Prior to UCF: Played for Seminole Community College in 2006, posting a .321 average while making 42 starts...Ranked second on the team in runs scored with 36, while cranking out 10 doubles, two triples and four homers...Was 22-for-26 in stolen base attempts, and did not make an error in 65 total chances...Named Mid-Florida All-Conference Honorable Mention and to the FCCAA All-Academic Team...Became the first player in SCC history to record five hits in a conference game...In 2005, competed for Florida Community College-Jacksonville...Lettered all four seasons at Lake Mary High School under head coach Allen Tuttle...Hit five home runs during senior year, and was named team MVP.
Personal: Born in Lake Forest, Ill....Son of Myron and Pam Richardson...Nickname is Ryan, but first name is James...Has a younger sister, Kelsie, and a younger brother, Matt...Majoring in health sciences - pre-clinical allied health track.