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Josh Richardson

Class: Junior
Position: RHP
Height: 5-11
Weight: 175

Previous School: Greenbriar Christian

Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.

2012 (R-So.)
• Played in 18 games with three starts
• Saw action at shortstop, third base, right field and pitcher
• Made two starts at third base and one in right field
• Hit .185 with five runs scored and four RBIs
• Made one appearance on the mound, pitching a scoreless 1 1/3 innings against High Point (5/13)
• Had an RBI single versus Coppin State (3/13)
• Drove in a run in start at third base against James Madison (3/14)
• RBI single, walked and scored a run in start in right field versus James Madison (4/10)
• Had an RBI single at Winthrop (4/15)
• Had two hits and scored twice at UNC Asheville (4/22)

2011 (So.)
• Made six relief appearances, before recieving a medical redshirt
• Posted an 0-1 mark with two saves, a 4.05 ERA and seven strikeouts over 6 2/3 innings
• Pitched 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief to earn a save, striking out four at Mercer (2/20)
• Gave up one hit and struck out two batters over 1 2/3 innings, recording a save at North Florida (2/26)

2010 (Fr.)
• Played in 32 games, with 11 starts
• Made 18 appearances, with one start as a pitcher and saw action in 15 games, with 10 starts at shortstop
• Was 1-1 with a 4.29 ERA and team-high six saves over 35 2/3 innings, striking out 32 and walking 14
• Tied for fourth in the Big South in saves
• Hit .205 with seven RBIs, 11 runs scored, two doubles and two home runs
• Recorded a save with one inning of scoreless relief at the Hughes Brothers Challenge (2/27)
• Hit two-run home run at UNC Wilmington in the Hughes Brothers Challenge (2/28)
• Had two hits, including a home run, a walk and three runs scored against St. John's (3/12)
• Earned a save with 2 2/3 innings of scoreless, hitless relief against High Point (4/3)
• Did not allow a run over 3 2/3 innings to record a save at Radford (4/10)
• Struck out the lone batter he faced,  with two men on, to earn a save versus VMI (4/17)
• Recorded a save with 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief at Charleston Southern (5/8)
• Picked up the win, with an inning of scoreless relief in a 7-6 win over VCU (5/18)

Prep
• Graduate of Greenbriar Christian Academy
• 2009 VISAA State Player of the Year
• First team All-Tidewater and all-conference as a senior
• Hit .468 with 32 RBIs, 35 runs scored and 21 stolen bases in 2009
• Also was 5-0 in six appearances with a 2.10 ERA and 35 strikeouts as a pitcher
• Helped Gators win three consecutive Virginia Independent Schools Division II state titles
• Helped his summer team, the Richmond Braves, to the 2008 WWBA 16U National Championship
• Chosen as the No. 3 Top Prospect in the 2008 Under Armour Team One South showcase held in Atlanta, Ga.

Personal
• Son of John and Alicia Richardson
• Majoring  in sports management
• Birthday is Aug. 1