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16 Mimi Richards

Career: One-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week ... three-time all-tournament selections.

2017 (Sophomore): Has totaled 98 block assists, the second most in a single-season in Bucknell history ... named to the Bucknell Invitational All-Tournament Team after totaling 21 blocks in wins over La Salle, Iona, and Saint Peter's ... named to the Hatter Classic All-Tournament Team after tallying 22 blocks and 34 kills in matches against Providence, ECU, and host Stetson ... tied program record with 10 block assists in a four-set loss to ECU.

2016 (Freshman): Played in 78 sets across 26 matches ... finished third in the Patriot League in blocks/set (0.97) ... totaled 89 kills and 76 total blocks ... had seven matches with at least five total blocks, including a season-high seven in matches against Lehigh and Navy ... named the Patriot League Rookie of the Week on 8/3 after landing a spot on the All-Tournament Team at the Bucknell Tournament, recording 1.45 blocks/set, 1.64 kills/set and a .361 hitting percentage in matches against Fairleigh Dickinson, Canisius, and East Carolina ... tallied a season-high eight kills in a 3-2 loss to Canisius ... made collegiate debut in a season-opening 3-0 win over Fairleigh Dickinson and finished with six kills and four blocks.

High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner and a team captain her senior season at J.J. Pearce High School … two-time all-district selection … named academic all-district three times … helped J.J. Pearce finish unbeaten in district play in three seasons … team made the Class 6A state quarterfinals her junior season and the round of 16 her senior year … played for Madfrog Volleyball Club … daughter of Troy and Bridget Richards … has two siblings, Chloe and Sam … cousin, Sarah Strasner, is a senior on the Tulane volleyball team.

Major: Undeclared

Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'1"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Richardson, Texas
High School: J.J. Pearce
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