UCLA Track & Field BIO
Ke'Nyia Richardson
Player Profile:
Ke'Nyia Richardson 1267219
Position: Jumps, Hurdles
Height: 5'6"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Oakland, CA
High School: Holy Names
2012 - Competed in the triple at the Washington State and Tennessee double dual meet.

2011 - Placed ninth in the triple at Pac-10s (39-5.25) ... Runner-up finisher in the triple at the Oxy Invite (38-11.50) and vs. USC (39-10.50) ... Won the triple (38-1.25) and finished second in the long (18-9.75) in the dual with Tennessee ... Placed third in the long jump at the Aztec Invite (19-1.25) ... In indoor track, won the triple at the Tyson Invite (40-9.50) and at the New Mexico Invite (40-11.50).

2010 - Competed at the NCAA Preliminary Round in the triple (40-8.75) ... Was seventh in the triple at Pac-10s (40-5) ... Placed third in both the long (18-5.75) and triple (40-1.25) against USC ... Placed fifth in the open 100m hurdles at the RJ/JJK Invite (14.50) ... In indoor track, had a top 60m hurdles time of 8.71 and a top triple mark of 40-7.25.

2009 - Placed sixth in the triple at the West Regional (41-10.25) and at Pac-10s (40-4.25) ... Won the USC dual triple jump competition (40-7) and was third in the long (19-3.50) ... Cal/NV champion in the triple (41-00.25) ... In indoor track, was the MPSF Championship runner-up in the triple (40-4.25, lifetime-best).

2008 - Redshirt season for outdoors ... In indoor track, jumped 39-2.25 in the triple to place second at the Illinois Invite.

High School - Track & Field News Girls Prep Athlete of the Year for 2007 ... Set the high school national record in the triple jump with a mark of 44-6.75 ... USA Today Prep All-American ... Ranked second in the country in 2007 in the long jump with a best mark of 20-10.25 (No. 2 in CA) ... Had the third-fastest 100mH time in the country in 2007 (13.32/No. 2 in CA) ... Three-time All-American ... Two-time California State champion in the triple jump ... Placed second in the long jump at the 2007 state meet ... Was a member of three U.S. Junior Teams ... Two-time Junior National Champion in the triple jump ... 2007 PanAm Games triple jump champion ... Placed sixth in the senior section triple jump at the USATF Championships in the summer of 2007 ... Golden West Invitational triple jump champion ... At the 2007 CA State Meet, finished third in the 100m hurdles.

Personal - Born September 6, 1989 in Oakland, CA ... Daughter of Terry and Lisa Richardson ... Has one sister, Malika ... Sociology major.

Richardson's Best Marks
Outdoor Triple Jump - 44-6.75
Indoor Triple Jump - 40-11.50
Outdoor Long Jump - 20-10.25
100m Hurdles - 13.32

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