Asha Richardson

Asha Richardson

Player Profile


Salt Lake City, Utah

High School:
Judge Memorial HS





NEW MEXICO: Showed a lot of promise last season offensively ... has a nose for the goal and the speed to make plays.

2006 - SOPHOMORE SEASON: Made 19 appearances for the second straight year ... tied for the second most goals on the team with four ... only played 394 minutes and made the most of her opportunities ... fired six shots with four on goal ... scored her first goal UC-Irvine ... first career game-winner came against Washington State.

2005 - FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in 19 games as a freshman ... tallied 11 shots and had one assist ... helped UNM defeated three nationally-ranked opponents with her speed and ability.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner in soccer and track at Judge Memorial Catholic High School ... as a senior she led the Bulldogs with 23 goals and was rewarded with first team all-state honors ... she was also named to first team all-state as a junior ... was named "Most Outstanding Female Athlete" in 2005 ... led the Bulldogs to four region championships and two state titles ... finished high school career with over 50 goals ... played for the Impact Black club team ... helped Impact Black win the Italy Cup her senior year ... helped the Bulldogs finish second at the state track championships as a senior ... she finished second in the 100 meters and was on the winning 4x100 relay team.

PERSONAL: Born November 12, 1986, in Salt Lake City, Utah ... parents are Lon and Crystal Richardson ... has a younger sister, Anna ... enjoys running, fishing, horseback riding, snowboarding, boating, camping and swimming ... majoring in Criminology at UNM ... first Utah native to play under coach Vela.

Monday, August 17
7:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
vs. Fort Lewis (exhibition)
Friday, August 21
5:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
at USC vs. Texas Tech
7:30 PM - 
Women's Soccer
vs. Florida State
Sunday, August 23
10:30 AM - 
Women's Soccer
at USC vs. Florida State
1:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
vs. Texas Tech
Wednesday, August 26
6:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
at New Mexico State