Nathan Richards
Nathan Richards
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lynchburg, Va.
High School: E.C. Glass

Yale PRs
1500m 4:02.15
Mile 4:18.86
3000m 8:20.22
5000m 14:54.08
3k Steeple 8:54.15
VCP 26:13

2011-2012: Yale men’s cross country captain
2010-2011: Outdoors, qualified for NCAA Regionals and IC4As in steeplechase … Took third in steeplechase at Heps … Won steeplechase for second time at Harvard-Yale … Ran PR of 8:54.15 at Larry Ellis Invitational, running fourth-fastest time on Yale outdoor all-time list … Competed in 3000m at indoor Heps and IC4As … Won 3000m at Giegengack Invitational in indoor with season best … Consistently ran among Bulldogs’ top seven during cross country … Was Bulldogs’ No. 3 runner at NCAA Regionals. 
2009-2010: Competed in steeplechase at outdoor Heps and IC4As … Took second in event at Harvard-Yale … Indoors, competed in 5000m at indoor Heps … During cross countryran as Yale’s number four runner at Heps and was Elis’ sixth finisher at NCAA Regionals.
2008-2009: Just missed scoring in the steeplechase at Heps with his seventh place finish … Ran 9:18.87 and won Harvard-Yale dual meet in the steeplechase … In indoor, ran 15:27 in the season opener 5000m and 8:38 at HYP in the 3000m … During cross country, was Yale’s sixth man at both Heps and NCAA Regionals … Ran the 10th fastest freshman time ever at Van Cortlandt Park.
High School: Starred at E.C. Glass High in Lynchburg, Va., and placed eighth at the Virginia state meet in cross country his senior year. 

Personal: Timothy Dwight College … Biology major.