Zoe Richards

Club: Otago Gold Rush

DOB: 4 October 1997

Height: 187cm

Position: Forward

Tall Ferns Debut: 2019

Appearances: 7

Junior Association: Otago

High School: St Hilda’s Collegiate

Richards played four games at the 2021 Asia Cup in Jordan.

She was a member of the Tall Ferns team that finished runners-up at the 2019 William Jones Cup.

Following high school Richards spent a season (2016-17) at Gillette College playing alongside twin sister Brittany. She then played three seasons at Eckerd College helping the Tritons win the Sunshine State Conference title in 2020 – her senior year.

Played all 91 games for the Tritons in her three years on the team amassing 982 points and 430 rebounds.

Won a WBC championship with Otago Gold Rush in 2018.

Richards, playing for Gold Rush, was named to the 2020 NBL All-Star 5 after finishing as the leading rebounder in the League averaging 10.2rpg.

Averaged 8.2ppg and 6.6rpg for Rockingham Flames in the inaugural NBL1 West Conference in 2021.