|Previous College:||Drury University|
Richards joins the Grizzlies after a successful collegiate career at Drury University in Springfield, MO. He signed with Gateway on June 16, 2015.
The right-hander posted a 5-3 record with a 3.61 ERA in 11 starts for Drury in 2015. He recorded a team-high 72 strikeouts in 72.1 IP while only issuing 19 walks.
The Aviston, IL native had an outstanding four-year career for the Panthers. He went 8-2 with a 1.71 ERA as a junior and 9-4 with a 2.43 ERA as a sophomore.