Taylor Richards

#34 Taylor Richards

Pos. G
Ht. 6-0
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Doylestown, Ohio
High School (Prev. School) Chippewa

2017-18: Played in 14 games as a freshman… Made her collegiate debut on Nov. 16 against IU Kokomo, playing eight minutes... Scored the first point of her collegiate career on a free throw against Liberty on Dec. 2... Made the first basket of her Valpo career on Dec. 15 against IU Northwest and finished the game 3-for-3 shooting with a season-high seven points including a 3-pointer… Pulled down two rebounds on Jan. 28 vs. Indiana State, her only multi-rebound game of the season.

Prep: Averaged 14 points, 4.5 assists, 3 steals and 3.5 rebounds per game during her senior year at Chippewa... Named the 2017 Wayne County Athletic League MVP, Northeast All-District co-MVP and all-Ohio First Team... Helped her team compile a 104-13 record during her four years of high school basketball, including a 55-1 mark in league play... Helped her team win league titles in all four seasons... Finished with 1,148 career points... As a junior, averaged 10.1 points and 5.1 rebounds per game... Finished her junior season with the most assists and best free-throw percentage on her team... Member of WCAL first team, OHSBCA District 4 First Team, NEO Inlands Division 3 honorable mention, All Daily Record second team and OHSBCA scholarship society.... Helped her team make the state final four during her sophomore season.

Personal: Parents are Tom and Jennie Richards... Has one brother, Trent... Member of physician assistant program... Born on Aug. 22, 1998.