Nathan Richards
Nathan Richards
Year: Sr.
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

Steeple             8:54.15

VCP                  26:13

XC 8k               25:25

High School PRs

1600m             4:27.62

3200m             9:33.45

2011-2012: 2011 cross country team captain… Set PR at the Princeton Invitational, where he was fourth on the team… Competed at Heps and was second on the team at Regionals (10k time of 33:02.4).

2010-2011: Outdoors, placed 44th in steeplechase at NCAA Regional ... Qualified for 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, setting No. 4 all-time Yale outdoor record … 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 country, ran 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 … Indoors, 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.