9 - Griffin Richeson
Griffin Richeson
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: West Lafayette, Ind.
High School: Lafayette Central Catholic
Position: IF
Bats/Throws: R/R

2009 - Freshman Season: Played in 40 games, making 28 starts in the middle infield...hit .233 with 21 hits and seven RBIs...went 2-for-2 with a double and walked twice vs. Purdue (March 11)...had 2-for-4 day with an RBI single at Wright State (March 27)...walked three times and had two RBIs at IPFW (April 8)...went 5-for-11 with two RBIs in three-game series vs. UIC (April 11-12)...had two hits vs. Cleveland State (April 25)...went 2-for-2 and scored a run at Cincinnati (May 6).

High School: Three-time all-state honorable mention honoree as a shortstop at Lafayette Central Catholic...three-time all-conference and four-time all-area team member...team captain...Indiana North All-Star...earned the team's Significant Player Award...four-year letterwinner...holds the school's single-season and career records for runs scored, walks and hit-by-pitches...his career figures rank among the top in the state record books, with his run total ranking second, HBP total fourth and walk total ninth...team went a combined 102-25 in his four years on the team, including a 30-5 record and state championship his junior year...head coach: Tim Bordenet...also lettered four years as a running back and defensive back in football and three years as a guard in basketball...two-time all-state honoree in football...three-time all-conference and two-time all-area...three-year team MVP...two-time team captain...team went undefeated in the regular season his final two years...named team captain and defensive player of the year in basketball...National Football Foundation's Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Personal: Born August 29, 1988...son of Todd and Jackie Richeson...member of the National Honor Society...Class Salutatorian...marketing major.