Nathan Richards
Nathan Richards
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lynchburg, Va.
High School: E.C. Glass
Position: Distance

Yale PRs

1500m 4:00.24

Mile 4:18.86

3000m 8:20.22

5000m 14:54.08

Steeple 8:54.15

VCP 26:13

High School PRs

1600m 4:27.62

3200m 9:33.45

2011-2012: Cross country captain…Eighth in the 3000-meter run at HYP…Sixth in the 3000-meter steeplechase at the Sam Howell Invitational; 16th at the Penn Relays…IC4A and NCAA East Regional qualifier in the 3000-meter steeplechase…Ran on the 4x800-meter relay team at IC4As…Eighth place at IC4As in the 3000-meter steeplechase, earning All-East distinction.

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.