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

* 2011 Academic All-Horizon League
* Horizon League Academic Honor Roll

* Butler Athletic Director's Honor Roll
* Horizon League Student-Athlete Advisory Committee 

2011 - Junior Season: Started 33 games in the middle infield, playing in 40 games in all...ranked fourth on the team in batting average (.308) and on-base percentage (.400)...scored 18 runs and drove in 12...hit safely in 10 of the season's last 11 games...went 2-for-5 with a walk and two RBIs at USC-Upstate (Feb. 27)...had two hits, scored a run and drove in a run vs. Akron (March 14)...went 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run vs. Bradley (March 19)...went 2-for-4, walked and scored three runs in series finale vs. Valparaiso (March 26)...went a combined 4-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs in doubleheader vs. Lawrence (April 17)...had two hits at Valparaiso (April 30)...went 2-for-3 with an RBI vs. Wright State (May 1)...had season-high three hits (including a double) against Cleveland State (May 8)...hit an RBI double vs. Youngstown State (May 13)...scored two runs against Milwaukee (May 15).

2010 - Sophomore Season: Saw action in 33 games, breaking into the starting lineup at shortstop in the first half of the year...batted .315 and scored 22 runs...went 2-for-3 with a walk vs. Buffalo (March 19)...had two hits, a walk and a stolen base against Marian (March 24)...had three hits and drove in two runs vs. Youngstown State (March 27)...went 3-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs vs. Wright State (April 2)...scored three runs and walked three times vs. Milwaukee (April 18)...went 2-for-4 with a double at Milwaukee (May 14)...had two hits, including a triple, at Purdue (May 18)...walked twice and homered vs. Cleveland State (May 21).

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...finance major.