Tigers fall 9-1 to Cougars in opening game of tournament
No. 7 Memphis faces No. 2 Houston on Thursday at 11 a.m. CT in Tulsa, Okla.
Memphis ends three-game losing skid
Tigers sweep Murray State to end regular season
Ellen Roberts threw Tigers' last no-hitter last year against Racers
2013 Memphis Softball Portraits. Photos by Lindsey Lissau
Memphis vs East Carolina on May 5, 2012 at the Tiger Softball Complex. Photos by Joe Murphy
Memphis softball vs Alcorn State on April 10, 2012 at the Tiger Softball Complex. All photos by Joe Murphy
Memphis vs. Team NPF on September 30, 2011.
Earned Conference USA All-Freshman Team honors in the circle, becoming the ninth Tiger to receive the accolade ... Had nine complete games in 15 starts ... Recorded 10-plus strikeouts three times ... Struck out 30 batters looking, which ranked her 10th in the league ... Held opponents to a .225 batting average, sixth-best in the conference ... Had just 91 hits against her for third-best in the league ... Ranked in the top-five in several single-season categories after 2012: .225 opponent batting average (5th), 6.73 strikeouts per seven innings (4th), 31 appearances (T4th) and 13 games finished (1st) ... Threw three shutouts (Murray State, Southern Miss and Alcorn State) ... Collected 106 strikeouts in 110.1 innings of work ... Finished the year 6-11 with a 3.17 ERA ... Had a perfect fielding percentage on 19 throwing attempts ... Had a season-best 11 strikeouts against Murray State (3/28) ... One-hit Southern Miss (4/1) and Alcorn State (4/10) to help the Tigers get the victories ... Gave up no walks and threw just 94 pitches in seven innings in the circle against Southern Miss (4/1).
Lettered four years at Hillsdale High School in San Mateo, Calif. ... Coached by Randall Matheny ... Led the Knights to their first Peninsula Athletic League Bay Championship in 18 years in 2010 and again in 2011 ... Named The Daily Journal Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011 ... The Knights finished 23-6 in 2011 ... The Central Coast Section Player of the Year in 2011 ... Named all-state in 2010 and 2011 ... A three-time Peninsula Athletic League Bay Pitcher of the Year and San Mateo County Pitcher of the Year ... Four-time Hillsdale High MVP ... As a senior, had a 0.59 ERA with 309 strikeouts in 165 innings pitched ... Opposing players hit just .094 ... Ranked third in the state of California in strikeouts and 14th in the nation ... Hit .321 with a .409 on-base percentage and a .444 slugging percentage ... Posted a microscopic 0.55 ERA and allowed only 29 hits in 168 innings pitched as a junior in 2010 ... Of the 504 batters she retired, recorded 457 strikeouts, which came 13 shy of breaking the all-time single season California record ... Tossed her ninth career perfect game in 2010 and added her 10th and 11th career no-hitters ... Also lettered one year in volleyball and two years in soccer.
Played summer travel ball with Sorcerer 18 Gold her junior and senior years of high school ... Played with the San Jose Sting as a freshman and sophomore.
Full name is Jordan Mireille Richwood ... Born September 4 in Fort Carson, Colo. ... Daughter of Tina and Wallace Richwood ... Nickname is Jo, J-Rich or Jay ... Enjoys teaching and coaching younger children to play softball ... Major is exercise and sport science.