2016: Started and played 90 minutes against Sacramento on Aug. 20 ... Started and played 90 minutes in his last three appearances (Aug. 14-20) ... Started and played 72 minutes against Colorado Springs on May 13 ... Came on as a 79th minute substitute against Real Monarchs SLC on May 7 ... Made his first start for T2 in 2016, playing 90 minutes against Rio Grande Valley FC Toros on April 8.
2015: Appeared in 14 matches (6 starts), tallying one goal and two assists for T2 ... Nominated for USL Team of the Week for Week 22, providing two assists in a 3-1 victory over Whitecaps FC 2 on Aug. 16 ... Scored his first goal of the season on June 10 against Switchbacks FC in a 3-1 loss.
CAREER: Richards was the MLS Timbers’ first Homegrown Player signing on Jan. 4, 2012, and made six appearances (2 starts) during his rookie season in 2012. A Camas, Wash., native, Richards was named the Timbers’ 2012 Young Player of the Year, but sustained a left knee injury during 2013 preseason training camp and missed the season. In total, he played in nine matches with the first team across all competitions and was the second-leading scorer for the Timbers Reserves with four goals in 2012.