43  Darington Richardson
Darington  Richardson


Duluth, Ga.

High School:
Woodward Academy





Nunley Becomes School's Wins Leader as Softball Outlasts WKU 1-0

UK softball team wins nine-inning pitching duel over WKU with unearned run


Softball Drops Series to South Carolina After DH Split

UK softball team faces Louisville on Tuesday at 6 p.m. ET at John Cropp Stadium


Softball Continues Tough Stretch, Heads South for No. 3 Florida

UK softball team to play three-game series at Florida starting at 4 p.m. ET Saturday


Softball Completes Home Stretch vs. Marshall Wednesday

UK softball team to face Marshall on Wednesday at 6 p.m. ET at John Cropp Stadium


Prince's Complete Game Leads Softball to DH Sweep over FAU

UK returns to action Wednesday at 6 p.m. ET vs. Marshall at John Cropp Stadium

  • SEC Academic Honor Roll (2013, 2014)

Sophomore (2014): Played in 59 of the team's 69 games with six starts ...Hit .286 on the year with eight hits in 28 at-bats, including three doubles and four RBI ... Scored 19 runs and stole six bases ... Had a career game vs. Loyola Marymount with two hits, including her first career triple and two runs scored ... Recorded her first career RBI against LaTech ... Had a two-RBI triple against Butler and paced the team in triples with four total ... Had a pinch-hit single for UK vs. Marshall ... Scored a run against Louisville both times ... Started against Wright State and went 1-for-3 with an RBI triple ... Pinch ran in the SEC Tournament and scored a run against LSU ... Played in all four games of the NCAA Lexington Regional, scoring a run and stealing a bag as a pinch runner ... Scored two runs as a pinch runner in the Super Regional.

Freshman (2013): Came off the bench to see most of her time as a pinch runner, stealing six bases ... Saw playing time in 26 games with one start ... Tapped home nine times, including a run against Iowa ... Stole home against Howard, the first time under Coach Lawson a UK player has stolen home not on a double steal ... Sustained an injury in practice and missed the second half of the season.

High School:
Star utility player and four-year letterwinner at Woodward Academy in Duluth, Ga. ... Was the Most Valuable Player of the team all four seasons ... Earned All-Region honors all four years as well ... Helped team advance to the regional finals her senior season, earning runner-up honors ... Was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in high school and also made the honor roll all four years ... Played basketball and participated in track and field during high school ... Was voted Best Defensive Player of basketball team and MVP of track team ... Full name is Darington, but goes by Dari ... Parents are Max and Donna Richardson ... Max played football at Michigan ... Donna played basketball at Michigan ... Plans a major in biology and says one of the reasons she chose UK was because of the school's medical program.


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