Five freshmen and two transfers make up highly-touted 2014 class
Tyler Richardson joins Buckeye Women's Volleyball
2013 (Sophomore Season; at Middle Tennessee State): Received AVCA All-America Honorable Mention ... also named to the AVCA South All-Region Team and All-Conference USA First Team ... appeared in all 114 sets for the Blue Raiders ... hit .414 for the season, placing her 13th nationally and tops in Conference USA, while leading a Blue Raider team that was 79th in the country in hitting percentage ... recorded a team-best 1.18 blocks per set, good for second in C-USA and 85th in the nation ... earned Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week honors on Sept. 23 after hitting .488 (24-4-41) with 1.33 blocks per set at the Mizzou Classic ... tallied a season-high 13 kills at Charlotte (Oct. 20) ... posted a season-best 10 blocks to lead a 15-block effort in a sweep of Alabama A&M (Sept. 14).
2012 (Freshman Season; at Middle Tennessee State): Played in 121 sets out of 123 ... led MTSU with 1.25 blocks per set and .315 hitting percentage ... hit .455 with six kills and seven blocks in a 3-2 win over Harvard on Aug. 31 ... had a career-high 11 blocks in five-set match at VCU on Sept. 3, adding five kills with a .571 hitting percentage ... recorded eight kills and six blocks against Miami on Sept. 15 ... hit .647 with 11 kills and eight blocks against South Alabama on Sept. 20 ... had nine kills and eight blocks in MTSU's 3-1 win at Louisiana on Sept. 29 ... hit .529 with 10 kills at UAB on Oct. 16 ... recorded 10 kills with a .368 hitting percentage against North Texas in the Sun Belt Tournament on Nov. 15.
Prior to Middle Tennessee State: Lettered three seasons for coach Andy Castle at Ypsilanti High School ... paced the team in kills and blocks as both a junior and a senior ... named to All-County team as a senior ... also lettered in basketball.
Personal: Daughter of D. Todd Richardson and Stacie Bolden-Richardson ... born on April 22, 1993 ... has two brothers, Derrick and Wyatt; and a sister, Payton.