Anne Arundel County Snapshots

April 12, 2006

Jessica Richards, Glen Burnie



STATS -- Richards, a junior, has picked up where she left off last season. As a sophomore third baseman, she batted .460 with 30 RBIs (second in the county) and a school record 10 doubles. Coach Bob Broccolino named her a captain last season.

SIDELINES -- After playing her first season of volleyball in the winter, Richards has moved back into softball, where she has been joined by her younger sister, Erica, a sophomore catcher and pitcher. Their father, Craig Richards, was an All-County first baseman and third baseman at Glen Burnie in the 1970s. Jessica has a 3.8 grade point average, is a member of the National Honor Society and the Who's Who Among American High School Students for academics and athletics.

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