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Kristyn Richards
Kristyn Richards

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hoover, Ala.

High School:
Hoover

Last College:
Southern Union

Height:
5-4

Position:
OF

Bats-Throws:
R-R

SENIOR SEASON (2014): Played in 11 games off the bench with seven at-bats and two hits...Tallied one double and one RBI during her final season in the Orange and Blue...Also notched three walks and scored two runs...Saw playing time in two conference games with one at-bat, but never reached base...Had one hit and one RBI vs. Marshall (2/14) as a pinch-hitter...Her other hit came vs. Maryland (3/1) in the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic...Played the field in the NCAA Regional vs. Green Bay, tallying one putout...Had season-high two walks vs. Savannah State (3/15)

JUNIOR SEASON (2013): Appeared in 33 games with six starts before suffering season-ending injury April 12 vs. No. 5 Tennessee ... Hit .200 with one RBI and 13 runs scored ... Was 7-for-9 in stolen base attempts ... Singled and scored twice in game three vs. Ole Miss.

SOPHOMORE SEASON AT AUBURN (2012): Appeared in 33 games with three starts ... Hit .222 with one double and 11 runs scored ... Went 3-for-5 in stolen base attempts ... In SEC play, appeared in 17 games with two starts ... Hit .167 in league play ... Suffered injury which limited her to pinch-running only duties for bulk of season ... Scored 10 runs as pinch-runner ... Got first career hit, a double, vs. Drexel ... Got first career start vs. Evansville, drawing three walks and stealing a base ... Started at DP in game three vs. South Carolina with a single and walk.

FRESHMAN SEASON AT SOUTHERN UNION (2011): Appeared in 44 games for Southern Union ... Hit .344 (43-for-125) with seven doubles, four triples, seven home runs and 37 RBI ... Had a .404 on-base percentage and was 11-of-12 in stolen bases ... Earned all-conference and all-region honors.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Jim Brown ... Lettered three years ... Played in the North-South All-Star Game.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Bill and Lynne Richards ... Has one brother, Nick, 17, and one sister, Kathryn, 14 ... Major: Nutrition.