Year: Senior
City/State: Chino Hills, CA
High School: Ruben S. Ayala HS
Major: Structural Engineering


AS A JUNIOR IN 2010: Earned the second spot in the Triton record books with a mark of 149'9" in the javelin during the Triton Invitational... Placed fifth at the NCAA Championships with a toss of 140'4"... Recorded a pair of first place finishes at the CCAA Championships and the San Diego Collegiate Championships in her primary event... Posted a fourth place finish at the Cal-Nevada Championships... Set a stadium record during the Soka Peace Invitational with a mark of 134'9"... Name one of the team's athletes of the year.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009: Ranks fifth all-time at UCSD in the javelin event with a throw of 132’10”, placing her second overall during the Occidental Invitational… Runner-up in the javelin at the Mangrum Invitational and All-Cal Championships, fourth at CCAA Championships, and 13th in event at the Cal/Nevada Championships… Seventh in javelin and ninth in 100 at the San Diego City Championships.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: Placed eighth in the 400M at the Aztec Invitational with a time of 1:01... At the UCSD Triton Invitational placed 25th in the 400M with a time of 1:00.91... Placed sixth in the 400M at the San Diego City Championships with a time of 1:01.53, and ninth in the Long Jump for a distance of 4.60M... Placed 11th in the 400M at the All-Cal Challenge Cup... At the Rossi Relays placed 26th in the Long Jump with a distance of 4.57M.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of Ruben S. Ayala High School in Chino Hills, Calif... recorded statistical bests of 58.4 in the 400m, 17’4.25” in the long jump, and 57.6 in the 4x400 split... named Most Valuable Player in 2006 and earned the Bulldog Award as a positive role model in 2004 and 2007... a Senior Scholar Athlete in 2006.

PERSONAL: Born May 10, 1989... parents are Thomas and Paula Richards... has six sisters named Sara, Habiba, Hana, Fantu, Serena and Marquita... a General Biology major in Revelle College... enjoys cooking and viewing modeled homes and hotels in her spare time.

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