2012 CROSS COUNTRY Had a stellar debut campaign for the Jayhawks, placing in KU's top three in all five meets in which she competed... Took 24th and was Kansas' second scorer at the Big 12 Championships (10/27) after completing the 6K in 21:41.6... Opened the season with a runner-up finish at the Bob Timmons Classic (9/1) after crossing the 5K finish line in 19:07.7... KU's second finisher at the NCAA Midwest Regional (11/9) with her 6K time of 21:59.87 and 54th-place overall finish... Finished 38th in her first collegiate 6K, finishing the Rim Rock Classic (9/29) in 22:07.1 and placing 38th.
HIGH SCHOOL Three-time Outstanding Girl's Cross Country runner for Kirkwood High School... Notched a sixth-place finish at the 2011 Missouri 3A State Cross Country Championships, running the 5K in 19:15.32... Broke school's 800 meter record her junior season with a time of 2:14.3... State runner-up as part of the 4x800-meter relay team her sophomore and junior seasons... Member of school record-breaking 4x400-meter relay team her senior season (3:56.7)... Named to Honor Roll all four years.
PERSONAL Daughter of Mark and Dianna Richardson... Has three siblings: Ryan (21), Alynn (17) and Caroline (13)... Plans to major in sports science.