34 Hawkeyes will compete at the NCAA Championships beginning May 24
20 men and 14 women will compete May 24-26 in Austin, Texas
Hawkeyes collect 10 medals at 2012 Big Ten Championships
Senior breaks the school and facility record as Iowa advances to the finals in 14 events
Coaches, players aim to score big points in the 400-meter hurdles
2012 -- Indoor - placed 16th in 200 meters (21.88) at Big Ten Championships... won 200 meters (22.23) and placed fifth in 60 meters (7.04) at New Year's Classic... ran 60 (7.14), 200 (22.29) and 400 meters (50.13) at Razorback Invite... placed eighth in 200 meters (22.19) at Iowa State Classic... placed 14th in 400 meters at ISU Qualifier (49.16)... placed third in 200 meters (22.35) and sixth in 60 meters (6.99) at Iowa Invite... Outdoor - qualified for NCAA West Preliminary in 400-meter hurdles and 400-meter relay... ran lead leg on team-leading 400-meter relay that placed fourth at Big Ten Championships (40.18)... ran lead leg on 400-meter relay that placed 18th at NCAA West Preliminary (40.66)... ran season-best 100 meters (10.69) at Arkansas Spring Invite and 400-meter hurdles (51.91) at Big Ten Championships... letterwinner.
2011 -- Indoor - ran second leg on team-leading distance medley relay that placed fifth at Big Ten Championships (9:57.44)... that time ranks eighth all-time at Iowa... posted season bests in 60 meters (6.92) at Iowa Invite, 200 meters (21.80) at Razorback Invite and 400 meters (49.12) at Big Ten Championships... Outdoor - placed third in 400-meter hurdles (51.52) at Big Ten Championships, helping team to first Big Ten title since 1967... ran third leg on 400-meter relay that placed fourth in 40.97 at Big Ten Championships... ran collegiate-best 400-meter hurdles (51.12) at War Eagle Invite, which ranks 10th all-time at Iowa... placed third in 400-meter hurdles at Sun Angel Classic (51.67), second at Musco Twilight XII (52.03), 12th at Drake Relays (52.18), third at LSU Invite (52.74) and ran 53.85 at NCAA West Regional... ran collegiate-best 110-meter hurdles at LSU Invite (14.99)... letterwinner.
2010 -- Indoor - led team in 60 meters with collegiate-best 6.80 at NCAA Qualifier... that time ranks fifth all-time at Iowa... placed fifth in 60 meters at Big Ten meet (6.83)... ran season-best 200 meters at Meyo Invite (21.94)... placed second in 60 meters at Iowa Invite (6.82) and Iowa Open (6.84)... Outdoor - ran on team-leading 400-meter relay squad, winning at Iowa Invite (40.43), placing second at Musco Twilight XI (40.49), and placing third at Big Ten meet (40.55)... competed in 400 meters (25th, 52.01) and ran lead leg in the 400-meter relay (17th, 40.31) at NCAA West Regional... ran lead leg on sprint medley relay squad that placed second at Drake Relays (3:17.74)... that time ranks second all-time at Iowa... ran collegiate-bests in 100 meters (10.59) at Musco Twilight XI and 200 meters (21.74) at Sun Angel Classic... ran season-best 400-meter hurdles placing second at Iowa Invite (51.97)... letterwinner.
2009 -- Indoor - led team in 60-meter hurdles (8.20) at Iowa Open... that time ranks ninth all-time at Iowa... won 200 meters with a collegiate-best 21.59 and placed second in 60 meters with season-best 6.87 at Iowa Open... won 60-meter hurdles (8.46) at Iowa Invite... Outdoor - ran lead leg on 400-meter relay that placed fifth at NCAA Midwest Regional (40.33)... that relay ran a team-leading and season-best time of 39.94 in the prelims, which ranks fourth all-time at Iowa... ran on 400-meter relay that won title at Drake Relays (40.71), running a regional-qualifying 40.58 in the prelims... ran lead leg on 400-meter relay that placed third at Big Ten Championships (40.85)... placed eighth in 400-meter hurdles (54.42) at Big Ten meet... ran lead leg on 800-meter relay that set a school-record of 1:24.85 and placed sixth at Drake... ran season best 110-meter hurdles (15.01) at Illinois Invite... letterwinner... placed sixth in the men's 400-meter hurdles (52.64) at the USATF Outdoor Junior National Championships.
High School -- placed eighth in 110-meter hurdles (14.43) at 2008 USATF Junior Nationals... three-time state champion... won state titles in 110 and 300-meter hurdles (13.96, 37.18) senior year... ran on state champion 400-meter relay as a sophomore... seven-time conference champion... 13-time all-state, 14-time all-conference and 15-time all-county honoree... set school records in 110-meter hurdles (13.96), and as part of 400-meter (41.18), shuttle hurdle (57.66), indoor sprint medley (3:26.64), outdoor sprint medley (1:32.16), indoor 1,600-meter (3:21.95), outdoor 1,600-meter (3:17.36) and indoor 800-meter (1:29.26) relays... the indoor sprint medley relay time ranks seventh in U.S. history for a high school race... three-year competitor at National Scholastic Indoor Championships... placed ninth in 110-meter hurdles at 2006 Junior Olympics... four-year scholar athlete... coaches were Dennis McNulty, Dean Carbone and Bruce Hickman.
Personal -- born January 1, 1990... son of Dorothy Castile and Earl Richardson... integrative physiology and biology major.
|Richardson's Collegiate Bests|
|60 Meters (I)||6.80||at NCAA Qualifier||3/6/10|
|60 Hurdles (I)||8.20||Iowa Open||1/17/09|
|100 Meters (O)||10.59||Musco Twilight XI||5/1/10|
|110 Hurdles (O)||14.99||at LSU Invitational||4/2/11|
|200 Meters (I)||21.59||Iowa Open||1/17/09|
|200 Meters (O)||21.74||at Sun Angel Clasic||4/10/10|
|400 Meters (I)||49.12||at Big Ten Championships||2/26/11|
|400 Hurdles (O)||51.12||at War Eagle Invitational||4/16/11|