HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from Vancouver on Dec. 9, 2018.
Originally taken by the Whitecaps with the 61st overall pick in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft, Richey moved up to the senior squad in 2017 after two solid seasons with USL side Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2. After spending the 2018 season on loan with FC Cincinnati, he joins the club for their first MLS season in 2019.
COLLEGE: Richey was drafted after a standout four-year career at the University of Washington, where he helped the Huskies reach the NCAA's round of 16 as a senior and was a first-team All-Pac 12 selection as a sophomore before injury cut short his junior season.
INTERNATIONAL: Has represented the United States at the Under-20 and Under-17 levels, participating in the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup
OUTSIDE MLS: Richey joined FC Cincinnati on loan at the beginning of the 2018 calendar year. During his season with the Orange and Blue in the USL, Richey made 14 regular-season appearances and posted an 11-1-2 record with a 1.29 goals against average.Played his first two seasons with VWFC2. In 2016, Richey led the team with six wins, 49 saves, a 0.731 save percentage, and a 1.29 goals-against average in 14 regular-season starts, finishing He also started started each of the side's three playoff matches, going 2-1-0 with eight saves, a 0.571 save percentage, and a 2.00 goals-against average. Richey also earned two starts for the senior side in CCL play, with victories in each of his starts. Made his debut for the senior squad on Aug. 2, 2016 in a 1-0 victory at Trinidadian side Central FC.