Matt Richardson
Matt Richardson
Year: RS Freshman
Hometown: San Jose, CA
High School: Bellarmine College Prep

2017-2018 Track 

Competed in six meets for his first season in uniform. Ran a personal best time of 4:01.83 for 1500m at the 40th Annual Aztec Invitional. Placed sixth in the 3000m at the Big West Challenge to set a personal best of 8:42.86. 

2017 Cross Country

Redshirt season. Ran 25:16.4 for 8k at the Titan Invitational to finish 24th overall. 

Prep

Gruaduate of Bellarmine College Prep. Was an individual qualifier for the CIF State Meet in cross country his junior year for division one. Also won the Central Coast Section Championships in track in the 1600m as a junior where he set his personal best of 4:17.39 and qualified for the State Meet. Coached by Patrick McCrystle.

Personal

Parents are Melanie and Tom Richardson...Majoring in Biology...goals are to qualify for NCAAs in cross country as a team and as an individual in track and run professionally after college...hobbies include music, going to concerts, learning about social psychology and philosophy, and watching Game of Thrones...fun fact: middle name is Ryan so it's similar to Matt Ryan, the quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons.

Collegiate Bests

1500m - 4:01.83 (2018 40th Annual Aztec Invitational) 

3000m - 8:42.62 (2018 Big West Challenge) 

Prep Bests

1600m - 4:17.39 

5000m (xc) - 15:53.0