2008: Earned All-America honors in the 200-meter dash after finishing fifth at the NCAA Championships ... Tabbed the Big West Conference Track Athlete of the Year ... Swept both sprint events at the Regional and Big West Championship meet, garnering all-region and all-conference accolades ... NCAA Regional and Big West qualifier in the 400m ... Also a member of the conference champion 4x100 and 4x400 relay squads ... Won the 200m at the Steve Scott Invitational ... MPSF Indoor champion in the 200m ... Broke his own school record in the 60 (6.79) and the 200 (20.93).
2007: Tabbed an All-American in the 200m after a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Championships ... Named the Big West Track Athlete of the Year ... Conference champion in the 100m, 200m and 4x400 relay ... Came away with a first-place showing in the 200m and a runner-up finish in the 100m at the NCAA Regionals ... Broke the school records for the 100m and 200m ... Also set indoor school records in the 60m (6.85aa) and 200m (21.14) ... Won the 200 at the MPSF Indoor Championships with a time of 21.15.
Long Beach CC: Named Most Improved both years at Long Beach City College ... Also tabbed the Freshman of the Year ... Contributed to the Vikings' South Coast and Southern California championships ... Established personal bests in the 100m (10.54) and 200m (21.02).
High School: Played football in 2002 and ran track in 2004 ... Marine League champion in the 200m ... Trained at Prime Techniques.
Personal: Uncle, Jim Richardson, is a Long Beach State Athletics hall-of-famer and former track coach ... Cousin, Craig Bailey, played football at Nevada and was drafted by the New York Jets ... Majoring in business.
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- Women's Track & Field Questionnaire
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- Head Coach Andy Sythe - Jumps, Multis
- Shawn Winget - Distances
- LaTanya Sheffield - Sprints, Hurdles
- Cory Loebl - Throws
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