Gray Richards begins his first year as a graduate assistant in the Cumberland athletic department after a three-year baseball career with the Phoenix.
His responsibilities in the department include helping with class attendance, organization of athletic department activities including Leadership Training in August for all student-athletes, as well as game-day management and marketing efforts.
Richards earned the Mid-South Conference Champion of Character award in 2020. He also earned Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athlete Awards three times and NAIA Scholar-Athlete one time.
He earned his bachelor's degree in Sport Management in December 2020 and is pursuing a master's degree in business administration.