Tommy Richards is an infielder for Washington State University. In 2011, Richards batted .248 with two home runs and 14 RBIs. Richards posted a .278 on-base percentage with 29 hits this season.
His sophomore year at WSU, Richards made 25 game appearances including two starts. He batted .300 with five RBIs. In his first year with the Cougars, he made four starts and 26 game appearances. Richards batter .120 with one RBI.
In his high school career, Richards was an Under Amour Preseason All-American, All-Intermountain Conference First Team shortstop and All-IMC Player of the Year. As a junior, he was named All-IMC First Team shortstop, All-League Second Team shortstop and team MVP. Richards made All-IMC Second Team shortstop as a sophomore and won a team gold glove. Richards was also an accomplished football player in high school.