2004: Southland Conference All-Tournament Team ... Played in 45 games, starting 33 ... Posted a .258 batting average with 21 runs scored, five doubles, three home runs and 17 RBI ... Had three sacrifice hits ... Went 3-for-4 with one RBI vs. Sam Houston State (2/7) ... Went 2-for-4 with a season-high three runs scored, two doubles and two RBI vs. Texas-Pan American (2/15) ... Went 2-for-4 with two RBI at Louisiana Tech (3/10) ... Went 3-for-4 with a home run at Southeastern Louisiana (4/24) ... Went 2-for-5 with two runs scored, a 3-run home run and a season-high four RBI vs. Sam Houston State (5/2) ... Went 1-for-3 with a solo home run vs. UL-Monroe (5/20) ... Hit .462 (6/13) with four runs scored and a double at the 2004 SLC Tournament ... Went 2-for-4 with a run scored in 8-1 win over Texas State (5/27) ... Went 2-for-4 with a run scored in 5-1 win over Northwestern State (5/28) ... Had nine multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games ... Posted a season-high eight-game hitting streak.
Junior College: Played for Eric Myers at Seminole JC ... Named all-conference as a sophomore ... Hit .335 with seven home runs as a freshman.
High School: Played for Jay Stone at Port Neches-Groves HS ... Helped PNG advance to the state playoffs as a junior, earning all-tournament team honors ... Earned all-district and all-state honors ... As a senior, hit .414 with five home runs to earn all-district and all-state honors ... Ranked as one of the top 100 players by Lone Star Baseball.
Personal: Chase Eric Richards was born 11/20/82 in Port Arthur, Texas ... Parents are Don and Debbie Richards ... Major is General Studies ... Hobby is hunting.