Will Richardson
Will Richardson
Height: 6'2"
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Woodstock, Ga.
High School: Sequoyah
Events: Middle Distance
Major: Biology (Biblical & Theological Studies minor)

2019-20 (Junior): Competed in five cross country meets on the year... Set a personal-best in the 5k at 19:45.5 at the Mountaintop Invitational (Aug. 30)... Followed that with a personal record in the 8k with a time of 31:13.0 at the Wingfoot XC Classic (Sept. 20)... Competed in all three track meets on the year... Set a personal record in the indoor mile at 4:59.92 at the Sewanee Indoor Invitational (Feb. 14)... Posted a personal record in the javelin at 37.68 meters at the Victor Icebreaker Duals (March 7)

2018-19 (Sophomore): Ran in five cross country meets on the year... Set a personal record in the 8k with a time of 31:43.6 at the Berry Invitational (Oct. 13)... Placed 26th in the season-opening Mountaintop Invitational (Aug. 31) with a 5k time of 20:38.7... Competed in all eight track and field meets (six outdoor and two indoor)... Set a personal record in the outdoor 5,000 meter at 18:47.77 at the Rhodes Invitational... Also posted his top 1500 meter time at 4:36.47 at the USA South Championships... Took up javelin for the first time and had a top season mark of 37.48 meters in the USA South Championships

2017-18 (Freshman): Ran in five meets in the fall cross country season… Ran a 32:40.1 8k in his collegiate debut at the Georgia Division III Invitational (Sept. 1)… Set an 8k personal record at the Berry Invitational (Sept. 14) with a time of 31:53.6... Ran in three events during the indoor track season... Was a part of the 4x400m relay team at the Southern Indoor Challenge (Feb. 12) that included Tristan Dunlavy, Micaiah Allison, and William Wallace that broke the school record, placing fourth overall with a time of 3:34.90... Recorded a personal best in the 800m with a time of 2:12.30 at the Southern Indoor Invitational (Feb. 12)... Set a personal record in the mile at the Tiger Indoor Invitational (Feb. 3) with a time of 5:10.71... Ran in five events during the outdoor track season... Set the school record in the 4x800m at the Emory Invitational (Mar. 23) with Micaiah Allison, Leif Le Mahieu and Matthew Broussard with a time of 8:38.23... Set a personal record in the 800m with a time of 2:13.47 at the Hilltop Classic (Mar. 30)... Ran a career-best time of 4:37.60 in the 1500m at the Emory Invitational (Mar. 24)... Set a personal record in the 3000m Steeplechase with a time of 11:39.15

High School: Attended Sequoyah High School... Three-year letterwinner in cross country... Also was a four-year letterman in track

Personal: Parents are William and Cheryl Richardson... Has one sister, Meg... Favorite Bible verse is Isaiah 53:6... Majoring in biology with a minor in biblical & theological studies

Richardson's Personal Records:

Cross Country:
5K: 19:45.50 (Mountaintop Invitational, Aug. 30, 2019)
8K: 31:13.0 (Wingfoot XC Classic, Sept. 20, 2019)

Outdoor Track:
800m: 2:13.47 (Hilltop Classic, March 30, 2018)
1500m: 4:34.06 (Birmingham Southern Invitational; March 13-14, 2020)
5000m: 18:47.77 (Rhodes Invitational, March 16, 2019)
3000m Steeplechase: 11:39.15 (Victor Icebreaker Duals, March 3, 2018)
4x800m: 8:38.23 - Allison, LaMahieu, Broussard (Emory Invitational, March 23, 2018)
Javelin: 37.68m (Victor Icebreaker Duals; March 7, 2020)

Indoor Track:
800m: 2:12.30 (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 12, 2018)
Mile: 4:59.92 (Sewanee Indoor Invitational; Feb. 14, 2020)
4x400m: 3:43.90 - Dunlavy, Allison, Wallace (Southern Indoor Challenge, Feb. 12, 2018)