face was seen at PPL Park twice this week.
Richter, the La Salle product from Southampton, Pa., is back with the Union as
a trialist for the last two weeks, two sources confirmed.
one said. “He’s a fun guy, and it’s been fun having him around again.”
midfielder/forward, Richter spent the 2011 season with the Union despite playing
only in friendlies and never in MLS competition. The Union did not pick up the
2012 option on the contract of Richter, the fifth overall selection in the 2011
supplemental draft. He was with D.C. United in February and March of this year
as a trialist, though he was never signed.
signed later in March with Charleston Battery, which went on to win the USL PRO
championship this season. At Charleston, Richter played in 29 games with 19
starts, two goals and four assists in 1792 minutes, helping the Battery take
down the Wilmington Hammerheads for the fourth title in franchise history.
interesting to see whether the Union ink Richter to another deal. He’s got the
flexibility to play any field position on the pitch and he might be worth
taking a risk on.
wants to play,” said one Union player. “He’ll do anything to get on the field
and he wants to stay here with us.”
Labels: Ryan Richter, trialist