Emily Richards
Emily Richards
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Delaware
High School: Hayes
Major: Chemistry
Letters Won: ***
Events: Mid-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 ... She finished eighth in the finals in 2:01.74 ... Is a 5-time NCAA III Champion and a 6-time All-American ... Is a 3-time NCAA III Champion in the 800 (2016, 17 Outdoors and 2017 Indoors) and is a NCAA III Champion in the mile (2017 Indoors) and the 1500 (2017 Outdoors) ... Was named CoSIDA Academic All-America in cross country/track & field in 2017 ... Was named the 2017 USTFCCCA Scholar Athlete of the Year, becoming the first ONU women's track and field athlete to earn the honor ... Is a 19x Ohio Athletic Conference Champion in track and won the 2015 OAC Cross Country title.

Career OAC
Championship Pts. - 137

OAC Championships - 19
     800-Meter Run (I) - (’15)
     DMR - (I) - ('15)
     4x400-Meter Relay - (I) - ('15)
     400-Meter Dash - (I) - ('16)
     800-Meter Run- (I) - ('16)
     4x400-Meter Relay - (I) - ('16)
     800-Meter Run- (I) - ('17)
     1,000-Meter Run- (I) - ('17)
     1-Mile Run- (I) - ('17)
     800-Meter Run (O) - (’15)
     4x400-Meter Relay - (O) - ('15)
     4x800-Meter Relay - (O) - ('15)
     800-Meter Run (O) - (’16)
     1,500-Meter Run (O) - ('16)
     4x800-Meter Relay - (O) - ('16)
     800-Meter Run (O) - (’17)
     1,500-Meter Run (O) - ('17)
     4x400-Meter Relay - (O) - ('17)
     4x800-Meter Relay - (O) - ('17)

All-OAC - 19

Indoor
     800-Meter Run - (’15)
     4x400-Meter Relay - ('15)
     400-Meter Run - (’16)
     800-Meter Run - (’16)
     4x400-Meter Relay - ('16)
     800-Meter Run - (’17)
     1,000-Meter Run - (’17)
     1-Meter Run - (’17)
     4x400-Meter Relay - ('17)

Outdoor
     800-Meter Run - (’15)
     4x400-Meter Relay - ('15)
     4x800-Meter Relay - (’15)
     800-Meter Run - (’16)
     1,500-Meter Run - (’16)
     4x800-Meter Relay - (’16)
     800-Meter Run - (’17)
     1,500-Meter Run - (’17)
     4x400-Meter Relay - ('17)
     4x800-Meter Relay - (’17)

ONU Record - 13x
     400-Meter Dash (I) - (‘16)
     500-Meter Dash (I) - (‘16)
     800-Meter Run (I) - (‘17)
     1,500-Meter Run (I) - (‘17)
     1-Mile Run (I) - (‘17)
     3,000-Meter Run (I) - (‘18)
     4x400-Meter Relay (I) - ('17)
     400-Meter Dash (O) - (‘17)
     800-Meter Dash (O) - (‘17)
     1,500-Meter Run (O) - (‘17)
     4x100-Meter Relay (O) - ('16)
     4x400-Meter Relay (O) - ('17)
     4x800-Meter Relay (O) - ('17)

All-Great Lakes Region - 13x
     400-Meter Dash (O) - ('16)
     800-Meter Run (O) - (’16)
     1,500-Meter Run (O) - (’16)
     4x800-Meter Relay (O) - (’16)
     400-Meter Dash (I) - ('16)
     800-Meter Run (I) - (’16)
     400-Meter Dash (O) - ('17)
     800-Meter Run (O) - (’17)
     1,500-Meter Run (O) - (’17)
     4x800-Meter Relay (O) - (’17)
     800-Meter Run (I) - (’17)
     1-Mile Run (I) - ('17)
     4x400-Meter Relay (I) - ('17)

NCAA National Champion - 5x
     
800-Meter Run (O) - ('16)
     800-Meter Run (I) - ('17)
     1-Mile Run (I) - ('17)
     800-Meter Run (O) - ('17)
     1,500-Meter Run (O) - ('17)

NCAA Indoor All-American
     800-Meter Run ('16)
     1-Mile Run ('17)
     800-Meter Run ('17)

NCAA Outdoor All-American
     800-Meter Run ('15)
     800-Meter Run ('16)
     800-Meter Run ('17)
     1,500-Meter Run ('17)

OAC Distance Runner of the Year - 2015, 2016, 2017

Indoor All-Great Lakes Female Athlete of the Year - 2016, 2017

Outdoor All-Great Lakes Female Athlete of the Year - 2016, 2017

Academic All-OAC - 2016, 2017

USTFCCCA All-Academic Scholar Athlete of the Year - 2017

USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships - 2017

CoSIDA First Team Academic All-America - 2017

Top Times

Indoor
     400-Meter Dash - 57.38 ('16)
     500-Meter Dash - 1:17.26 ('16)
     800-Meter Run - 2:08.83 ('17)
     1,000-Meter Run - 2:52.42 ('17)
     1-Mile Run - 4:47.26 ('17)
     3,000 Meter Run - 9:23.61 ('17)

Outdoor
     200-Meter Dash - 26.58 (’17)
     400-Meter Dash - 55.02 (’17)
     800-Meter Run - 2:02.34 (’17)
     1,500-Meter Run - 4:21.19 (’17)
     Javelin - 28.77m (’17)