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    Kacey Richards
    23 Kacey Richards
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Williamstown, N.J.

    High School:
    Williamstown

    Height:
    5-3

    Position:
    Midfielder

    2009 (Junior Season): Has played in 20 games on the season moving from the midfield to the back ... Recorded one assist and seven shots on the year ... Part of the defense that helped shut out Boston University (Sep. 11) and record a win over No. 8 Wake Forest (Sept. 13) ... also helped to shut out Providence and Yale during the weekend of Sept. 18 and 20 and Villanova on Oct. 2 ... earned All-BIG EAST Third Team honors at the postseason banquet for the third BIG EAST postseason honor of her career ... recorded her first point of the season on Brittany Taylor's game winning goal in UConn's NCAA First Round game against Boston University in double overtime.

    2008 (Sophomore Season): Was the only Husky to play and start in all 22 games during the season ... racked up the most minutes on the field playing all 1,971 in the midfield ... tallied three points in 2008 on a goal and an assist ... named to the UConn Classic All-Tournament team for her efforts against #11 Penn State (Sept. 12) and #1 UCLA (Sept. 14) ... recorded the assist against DePaul (Oct. 17) on one of UConn's three goals ... scored her lone goal of the season against Syracuse (Oct. 24) ... was named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team for her efforts ... also named to the NEWISA All-New England Second Team and the Soccer Buzz All-Northeast First Team.

    2007 (Freshman Season): Appeared in all 22 games, starting 21 ... started first 13 games of her collegiate career ...named to the Soccer Buzz Freshman All-America third team ... recorded two goals and five assists on the season ... scored first career goal against Fairfield (Sept. 16) ... also scored against Marquette (Sept. 30) ... recorded two assists in game against Pittsburgh (Oct. 12) for her first career multi-point game ... assisted in game-winning goal in 2-0 win over West Virginia (Oct. 14) ... named to All-BIG EAST third team and Soccer Buzz All-Northeast Region third team.

    Before UConn: Involved with the U.S. youth national team and the Region I ODP Team since 2002 ... member of the PDA Fury club team that has dominated Region I soccer by winning State Cup Championships in New Jersey and Regional Championships in the East Region ... was a US Youth Soccer National Finalist in 2005 ... named an NSCAA/Adidas Youth All-American, an NSCAA/Adidas All-East Region Team member and an All-State first team selection from 2004-06 at Williamstown High School ... selected as the South Jersey Midfielder of the Year and the Gloucester County Player of the Year in 2005 and 2006.

    Personal: Kacey E. is the daughter of Michael and Karen Richards ... major is undecided ... born May 18, 1989.

    Richards' Career Statistics

    Year GP/GS Sh G A Pts. GW
    2007 22/21 20 2 5 9 0
    2008 22/22 30 1 1 3 0
    2009 20/19 8 0 1 1 0
    Total 64/42 58 3 7 13 0