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16 Mimi Richards

Career: Second Team All-Patriot League (2017) ... Bucknell's single-season record holder with 121 block assists (2017) ... one-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week ... three-time all-tournament selections.

2017 (Sophomore): Second Team All-Patriot League ... played in all 106 sets while starting all 28 matches ... set Bucknell single-season record with 121 block assists ... also led the Patriot League and team with 139 total blocks (1.31/set), adding 18 solo ... tallied 256 kills (2.42/set) with a team-best .305 hitting percentage ... 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 ... had five or more total blocks in 15 matches ... posted at least a .300 hitting percentage in 15 matches, including a season-best .545 with seven kills in a 3-0 win over Saint Peter's.

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: Psychology

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