9 - Griffin Richeson
|Hometown:||West Lafayette, Ind.|
|High School:||Lafayette Central Catholic|
Coach Farley on Richeson: "Griff was an outstanding all-around athlete in high school. He can play several positions, and he has solid running speed. He'll compete for time as a middle infielder. He is an intelligent player, and we are excited to have him in our program." 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...member of the National Honor Society...Class Salutatorian...National Football Foundation's Scholar Athlete of the Year...Personal: Born August 29, 1988...son of Todd and Jackie Richeson...marketing major.