Richardson led Florida Southern College (Lakeland, Florida) in innings pitched this season (97 1/3) and games started (16). As a sophomore this year, he struck out 55 batters and compiled a 3.14 ERA.
Richardson returns to the College Park after starting seven games for the Freedom in 2013. He struck out 16 in his 36 2/3 innings of work, and posted a 3.68 ERA.
During his senior year, he was named the Player of the Year and was an All-State Honorable Mention. Richardson graduated from Bishop Moore High School (Florida) in 2012.