Emily Richards
Emily Richards
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Delaware
High School: Hayes
Major: Chemistry
Letters Won: **
Events: Distance

Emily owns the NCAA Division III record, the 9th fastest time in the USA and the 28th fastest time in the world this season in the outdoor 800-meter run, finishing in 2:00.62 at the Music City Distance Carnival in Nashville on June 10 ... Has reached the finals of the USATF Outdoor Championships with third place finishes in the First Round (2:03.61) and Semifinals (2:01.95) at Sacramento State University on June 22-23 ... Will compete for the USA title and a spot on the US National team at this year's World Championships in London in the finals live on NBC Sunday, June 25, at 5:06 (EDT) ... Is a 5-time NCAA III Champion and a 6-time All-American ... Is a 3-time Champion in the 800 (2016, 17 Outdoors and 2017 Indoors) and is a Champion in the mile (2017 Indoors) and the 1500 (2017 Outdoors) ... Was named CoSIDA Academic All-America in cross country/track & field in 2017 ... Is a 13x Ohio Athletic Conference Champion in track and won the 2015 OAC Cross Country title.

Personal Records

200-Meter Run (O)26.582017
400-Meter Run (O)55.022017
800-Meter Run (O)2:00.622017
1500-Meter Run (O)4:21.192017
Javelin (O)28.77m2017

Academic All-OAC - 2016, 2017

Academic All-America - 2017

Accolades and Honors

  • 5x NCAA III Champion
  • 6x NCAA III All-American
  • Academic All-American
  • 7x NCAA III Championships qualifier
  • NCAA Regional Runner of the Year 2x
  • OAC Outdoor Distance Runner of the Year 2x
  • OAC Indoor Distance Runner of the Year 1x
  • 13x Ohio Athletic Conference Champion
  • 14x All-Ohio Athletic Conference
  • Ohio Athletic Conference Championship Points - 89.5