Alabama track and field athletes won 8 events on Saturday in Atlanta.
Career Bests Hammer throw - 198-2 Weight throw - 59-8 ¼ Shot Put - 36-10 ¼
Sophomore 2013 Outdoor Season Finished 10th in the hammer throw at the SEC Championships with a throw of 193-1 ... set a new PR at the Samford Multi Invitational in the weight throw with a mark of 198-2 while finishing 3rd ... finished 4th and set a new PR at the LSU Alumni Gold in the hammer throw with a mark of 191-11 ... finished 5th in the Hammer throw at the Spec Towns Invtiational with a mark of 179-8 ... recorded a mark of 187-1 in the hammer throw and finished 4th at the Crimson Tide Invitational ... placed 6th in the hammer throw at the Yellow Jacket Invitational with a mark of 182-8 ... recorded a throw of 184-2 in the hammer throw to start the year with a 5th place finish at the John Mitchell Alabama Relays.
2013 Indoor Season finished 15th at the SEC Championships with a weight throw mark of 58-9 ... placed third in the weight throw setting a personal best with a mark of 59-8 ¼ also competed in shot put with a throw of 36-10 ¼ and a sixth place finish ... placed first at the Indiana Relays with a 59-4 weight throw ... recorded a weight throw of 56-3 ½ at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener and finished ninth.
Freshman 2012 Outdoor Season Added nearly eight feet to his personal best with a throw of 167-3 to finish 11th in the hammer throw at the SEC Championships ... threw a 158-10 in the hammer throw at the Auburn War Eagle Invitational ... set a career best in the hammer at the Spec Towns Invitational with a 159-5 seventh-place finish ... placed sixth in the hammer at Alabama Relays with a mark of 134-2.
Prep and Personal Coached by Craig Storey at Early County High School in Blakely, Ga. ... member of the 2010 Region 1-AA Champions ... a regional champion in discus ... also played football at Early County ... second-team All-Region in 2009 ... was an Honor and Beta graduate ... son of Sharon Richardson ... his twin brother, Charond, also competes for the Crimson Tide ... born April 11, 1992, in Honolulu, Hawaii.