UCSD Cross Country BIO
AS A JUNIOR IN 2008: Was one of five Tritons to finish in the top 10 at the CSUSB Coyotes Invite on Sept. 20, finishing sixth overall with a time of 26:40… Had a strong finish to the season, placing second on the team and 13th overall at the CCAA Championships in San Bernardino… Clocked in at 26:30.7, which was good enough for a spot on the All-CCAA squad and helped UCSD claim a second place finish as a team… Was UCSD’s final scorer at the NCAA West Regional, finishing 70th with a time of 37.09.6 on his home course… Finished in the top 40 in three other events.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007: Appeared in six of UCSD’s eight events last season… Took home a 10th place finish at the Point Loma Nazarene dual meet to open the season, crossing the line with a time of 23:37.8… Was the third Triton to finish at the UC Irvine Invitational, posting a time of 26:02.90… Finished 37th overall and fifth among his teammates, recording a time of 35:19.9 at the Triton Classic Invitational… Was huge down the stretch for UCSD, finishing 20th overall at the CCAA Championships at 26:04.40 and 31st at the NCAA West Regional, crossing the line with a mark of 32:08.12… His time of 34:53.4 was good enough for the 165th-best finish, 7th on the squad, at the NCAA Championships.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006: Ran in five of the UCSD events on the season… Finished 2nd overall in the season-opening dual meet with Point Loma, completing the race in 22:31.5… Finished the Aztec Invitational in 56th place with a time of 28:00… Completed the Triton Classic in a time of 26:17.8, good for 9th overall… Was the top Triton finisher and sixth overall at the CCAA Championships, with his time of 26:28.4 earning All-CCAA and CCAA Freshman of the Year honors… Finished 41st with a time of 34:31.72 during the Triton’s final event of the year at the NCAA DII West Regionals.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2006 graduate of Laguna Beach High School in Laguna Beach, Calif. where he was a three-time all-league selection… Helped team to the CIF Division IV State Championship in 2004... Earned All-State recognition that season… Had personal bests of 15:15 in the three mile and posted a time of 15:57 at the Mt. SAC relays.
PERSONAL: Born December 1, 1987... Father is Kurt Richter… Enjoys surfing, skimboarding, snowboarding, skating, running, and watching movies in his spare time… Roots for the Angels, Chargers, Lakers, and Ducks… Qualifying for the NCAA National Championships in 2007 ranks as his most memorable sporting moment… Is a Management Science major and Law and Society minor at Sixth College... Aspires to get his MBA after graduating from UCSD.
|City/State:||Newport Beach, CA|
|High School:||Laguna Beach HS|