Dawson on Richey - "A letterwinner as a freshman, John is playing with increased confidence that will make him a winner this season."
2009-10 - Primarily playing the No. 8 slot on the ladder, he was one of four freshmen who made an immediate impact in their first season on the team ... along with fellow frosh Hunter Bouchard, he paced the team in wins behind a 26-7 record ... the 26 wins are the third-most by a player during the Craig Dawson Era ... opened his career by winning 11 of his first 12 matches, including a 3-0 sweep over Virginia's John Devour in his first collegiate match ... heading into the CSA Team Championship, he won 11 of 12 matches and continued the streak by winning matches against his Franklin & Marshall and St. Lawrence foes at the team tournament ... earned his biggest win of the season against St. Lawrence's Ben Ross, ranked No. 163, during the regular season ... finished the year ranked No. 212.
High School - A 2008 graduate of Episcopal High School, Richey attended Mercersburg Academy during the 2008-09 academic year ... two-sport standout who lettered three years each in squash and lacrosse ... named the William Deal Waxter Jr. MVP in squash his junior and senior years ... served as the yearbook editor in high school ... prep school teammate of fellow Navy squash player Billy Abrams.
Personal - Son of the late Dennis Richey and Nancy Richey ... majoring in Economics.