Saint Louis Men's Soccer BIO
Akeem Richards
Player Profile:
Akeem Richards 2796744
Position: Defender
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Portmore, Jamaica
Other College: Jefferson College
Major: Aeronautics


2017 • Senior | Game-by-Game Statistics
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2016 • Junior | Game-by-Game Statistics
• Appeared in all 18 games and made 14 starts.
• Scored a pair of goals for the Billikens.
• Key part of a defensive effort that was third in the A-10 in fewest goals allowed.
• Opened the scoring in the St. Bonaventure game for his first-career goal.
• Scored a thrilling goal late in regulation in the A-10 quarterfinal matchup against Dayton, which sent the game into overtime.
• Member of the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.5 GPA or greater) for the fall 2016 semester.

• Native of Jamaica who played the last two years at Jefferson College in Hillsboro, Mo.
• Team captain at Jeffco in 2015.
• Helped Vikings to the National Junior College Athletics Association national tournament in 2015.
• Vikings finished the season with a No. 7 national ranking and a 16-4 overall record.
• Earned All-Region and All-Conference honors in 2015.
• Says he chose SLU because of the diversity as well as the prestige of the soccer and academic programs.

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