Danielle Richard
Danielle  Richard


Priceville, Ala.

High School:




107 Alabama Students Earn Place on SEC Academic Honor Roll

The Crimson Tide rowing team led the way with 26 honors while the men's and women's track and field teams added 19 and 18, respectively.


70 Alabama Student-Athletes Slated for Spring Graduation Including Eight All-Americans

The Crimson Tide's spring graduates include eight All-Americans, four Academic All-Americans and 13 student-athletes who were part of national championships during their Alabama careers


2015 Softball Season Preview Part Four: Outfield

Two Time All-American Hayile McCleney Leads One of the Best Outfield Groups in the Country


2015 Softball Season Preview Part Three: Infield

The biggeset asset of the 2015 Alabama infield is its versatility


Softball Closes Out Fall Season with West Alabama Sweep

The team went a perfect 8-0 in the fall season.


All-Access: Media Day at the Women's College World Series

All-Access: Media Day at the Women's College World Series


Alabama Softball Arrives in Oklahoma City for the WCWS

Alabama Softball Arrives in Oklahoma City for the WCWS


Recap: Easton Crimson Classic Day 3

Recap: Easton Crimson Classic Day 3


Alabama Sweeps Day 1 of Easton Bama Bash

Alabama Sweeps Day 1 of Easton Bama Bash


Alabama Regional Victory Press Conference

Alabama Regional Victory Press Conference

2015 (SENIOR):
Started 49 games, primarily at designated player ... finished the season with a .252 batting average, earning 31 hits with nine extra-base hits and 25 RBI … tied for the team lead with four sacrifice flies and was third on the team with eight sacrifice bunts … went 2-3 against Eastern Kentucky (Feb. 6), scoring twice and driving in one off an RBI triple ... was 3-3 against Florida Gulf Coast (Feb. 7), scoring a career-high four runs and four RBI, including the first home run of the season for Alabama, a three-run blast in the fifth inning ... hit a three-run double in the win over FIU (Feb. 7) ... drove in two runs and scored twice vs. Pacific (Feb. 13) ... hit an RBI double in the win vs. Stanford (Feb. 13) ... drove in the game-winning run in extra innings vs. Cal Poly (Feb. 14), launching a sacrifice fly to left field to score Haylie McCleney from third ... named to the Easton Bama Bash All-Tournament Team ... drove in a career-high four RBI vs. Lipscomb (Feb. 22), including a two-run single and a pair of sacrifice flies ... had one run and one stolen base in game two against Ole Miss (March 7) ... earned a hit in both appearances vs. Florida, going 1-2 with a run scored in game two (March 21) and 1-2 with a pair of runs in game three (March 23) ... reached base on a hard-hit infield single and later scored on Marisa Runyon’s grand slam in the fifth inning against Georgia Tech (March 25) ... hit a leadoff solo homer in the first inning of game one against Texas A&M (March 27) ... drew a season high three walks and stole a season high two bases vs. MVSU (March 31) ... drove in an RBI in midweek wins over UAB (April 14) and NC State (April 15) ... scored a run in each game of the series at Auburn (April 17-18) ... went 2-3 including a fourth inning RBI single in game two against Tennessee (April 24) ... entered as a substitution at designated player in the NCAA Regional finale against Washington (May 17) and blasted a two-run homer that gave Alabama an 11-1 lead, which eventually proved final ... roped a second inning double against Oregon at the Women’s College World Series (May 30), eventually scoring off a two-run single by Chandler Dare.

2014 (JUNIOR):
Appeared in 48 games, including 36 starts ... had 33 hits, including seven doubles and a home run, with a .284 batting average and 17 RBI ... collected a hit in all three starts on opening weekend ... drove in a pair of runs against Troy (Feb. 9) on a third-inning single ... went 2-4 in both games on Feb. 14 at the Hillenbrand Invitational, against Grand Canyon and Tennessee State ... her career-long 10 game hitting streak started on opening day against Kennesaw State (Feb. 7) and stretched all the way to the Easton Bama Bash against Virginia Tech (Feb. 21) ... had consecutive multi-hit performances against Virginia Tech and UCF (Feb. 21), going a combined 4-8 with five RBI and three doubles ... went 2-4 with an RBI double in loss to McNeese State (Feb. 23) ... delivered a pinch-hit, two-run double against Houston (Feb. 28) ... went a combined 3-6 in two games against ninth-ranked Florida State, launching her lone home run of the season in game two (March 2) ... earned a pair of hits in the South Carolina series, with a double on Friday (March 7) before an RBI single and run scored on Saturday (March 8) ... hit a third-inning sacrifice fly in the series opener at Ole Miss (March 14) ... went 1-2 in the series finale at Ole Miss (March 16), with a third-inning RBI single ... scored as a pinch-runner against Georgia State (March 19) ... singled and scored a run at Jacksonville (March 25), adding a season-high two stolen bases ... entered as a pinch-hitter in game two against LSU (March 29), later reaching on a fielder's choice and scoring the winning run off a Kaila Hunt single ... went 2-3 against UAB (April 9) with a pair of singles, a sacrifice bunt and a stolen base ... delivered a pinch-hit single in opener at Mississippi State (April 11) ... drew two walks over five plate appearances in game three at Mississippi State (April 13) ... made her first career start in right field at Southern Miss (April 22), with a double and run scored ... drove in a run in her lone at-bat in game three against Georgia (April 26), on a fourth-inning single ... scored Alabama's first run in game two against Missouri (May 2), a win that ultimately clinched sole possession of the SEC championship ... hit safely and scored a run against South Alabama in the final game of the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional (May 18) ... went 1-2 as the designated player against Oregon (June 1) in the Women's College World Series.

Played in 50 games and made 37 starts ... batted .304 with eight home runs, three doubles, one triple and 26 RBI ... slugged .563 and had an on-base percentage of .344 ... was 5-for-6 in stolen base attempts and scored 24 times ... paced the Tide at the Easton Classic with a .643 batting average, nine hits, two home runs and six runs while adding five RBI and four stolen bases en route to being named the MVP of that home tournament ... batted 3-for-3 with two runs, two RBI and two stolen bases against St. John's (March 1) ... bested that performance the next day against the Red Storm with a 4-for-4 effort, adding a run, a stolen base and four assists from third base ... hit a two-run home run against Mississippi Valley State (April 9) ... batted 4-for-5 with a home run and two RBI in the LSU series ... smacked a solo home run in the second game of the LSU series (April 26) ... hit a two-run, walk-off triple in the opening round of the SEC Tournament against Texas A&M (May 8) ... contributed a home run and had a sacrifice fly against Western Kentucky in the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional (May 18).

2012 (FRESHMAN):
Named NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete ... appeared in 41 games, with 10 starts ... batted .256 with two home runs and five RBI ... stole nine bases without being caught ... collected her first collegiate hit by smacking a double off the wall against South Alabama ... smashed her first home run against Jacksonville State ... batted 4-for-10 at the Mardi Gras Invitational and scored three times ...named to the Easton Alabama Invite all-tournament team after batting 3-for-6 with an RBI, two stolen bases and two runs scored ... scored twice and stole two bases against Maryland (March 3) ... connected on her second home run in the win against Mississippi State ... scored the game-winning run as a pinch-runner in game two of the NCAA super regional against Michigan, sending Alabama to the Women's College World Series.

Brought her athletic prowess from in-state Priceville High School, where she set numerous AHSAA records ... set PHS single-season records in 2010 for hits (85) and batting average (.545) while ranking second in the national single-season annals with 23 home runs ... named to the 2011 Morgan County all-area team for 4A-6A, all-state honorable mention, Huntsville Times all-area 4A-6A and Decatur Daily all-area 4A-6A ... named the 2010 ASWA 4A player of the year, hitter of the year, all-state, Decatur Daily player of the year and Hartselle Enquirer player of the year ... played travel ball for the Huntsville Sharks, helping lead that team to a 17th-place finish at the ASA 16U nationals in College Station, Texas ... took her talents overseas in 2008, when she traveled to Europe to play against the German and Italian Junior Olympic teams.

Daughter of Harold and Michelle Richard ... has a brother Brandon and a sister Bridgett ... majoring in exercise science.