Commitment Spotlight: '20 Bryce Richter, RHP, Holy Family

Andy Judkins
Prep Baseball Report Minnesota


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Bryce Richter

Class of 2020 / RHP

Player Information

  • Graduating Class: 2020
  • Primary Position: RHP
    Secondary Position: OF
  • High School: Holy Family Catholic
    State: MN
  • Summer Team: Team Elite
  • Height: 6-0
    Weight: 195lbs
  • Bat/Throw: R/R


Max FB
88 - 89
73 - 76
81 - 83
Max FB
85 - 88
Max FB
88 - 89
74 - 76
81 - 83
OF Velo
Exit Velo

Scouting Report



6-foot, 190-pound right-handed pitcher. Athletic build.  Good balance through delivery.  Average tempo through delivery.  Shorter stride with good direction down mound.  High elbow climb behind.  Throws from a ¾ arm slot.  Shows arm strength.  Fastball lacks command with varying action thrown at 88-89 mph topping at 90 mph.  Curveball has 11/5 break with small shape at 74-76 mph.  Change-up is elevated with good arm side run at 81-83 mph. 



3/17/18- 6-foot, 175-pound right-handed hitting 2-way player. 7.32 runner. On mound; quick turn into balance point, uptempo delivery, lands inline with closed front foot, hard hook on backside of arm action, clean path out front with extension to plate. Fastball jumps through zone with solid life at 81-83 mph. 11/5 curveball at 66-68 mph has depth with late break. Tends to drop arm slot on changeup but is readily fixable. Tall square stance, front heel turn trigger, rolling hand load, inconsistent bp, contact underneath and out front, 78 mph exit velocity. Above avg. arm with carry to target, solid/avg. fielding actions, sure hands, 88 mph arm from outfield.





PBR: Why did you choose the school you did?

Richter: I chose North Alabama because I really liked the coaches and how they showed a lot of interest in me. They seem to be committed to there players. I also think that this will be the best place for me to keep developing. 

PBR: What other schools were you considering?

Richter: Xavier and Stetson 

PBR: Where did the coaching staff first see you? How did your relationship develop with him?

Richter: The coaches first saw me play down in Georgia. Right after I played down in Alabama, they called me and showed interest and since then we have kept in touch. After that I realized that I have built a good relationship with the coaches which helped me when I made my decision 

PBR: Do you feel relieved now that the process is over and you can just focus on baseball and not deal with everything that goes into picking a school?

Richter: Yes, I do feel relieved because I can just focus on developing and training and not having to worry about what school I want to go to. 

PBR: Was there one deciding factor that put your choice over the top?

Richter: For sure the coaches. Also, the throwing and lifting programs that they do with the pitchers. 

PBR: Who has helped you the most to get to where you are today?

Richter: I would say both my mom and my dad. My mom has always been there to support me at games. My dad helped me through this process of figuring out which school would be the best fit for me. Also, Justin Musil for helping me get in contact with different coaches which really helped. 

PBR: What were your expectations about the recruiting process? Was it easy/difficult?

Richter: I knew that this process would be difficult because I knew I would have to work super hard in order to get a lot of interest from schools, but I am happy with my decision at the end of the day. 

PBR: What plans does the coaching staff have in store for you in your freshman season?

Richter: They want me to come in right away as a freshman to compete for a reliever spot on the team 

PBR: What is your most memorable baseball moment to date?

Richter: Winning a big tournament down in Alabama with Team Elite. 

PBR: Who is the best player that you have competed against?

Richter: I played against a lot of top-level talent this last summer but the best player I have played against from MN is Mac Horvath.