• Richter's Track and Field Bio
Eligibility: Redshirt Sophomore
• 2014 Academic All-Big Ten in cross country
2014: Finished 176th overall and fifth for UW at the NCAA Championship (11/22) in 21:44.4 (6k) to help the Badgers to a 10th place team finish ... Placed 40th overall and fifth for the Badgers at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (11/14) in 21:00 (6k) to help UW to a second place team finish and an automatic bid to the NCAA Championship ... Finished 27th overall and fifth for UW at the Big Ten Championship (11/2) in 20:48.4 (6k) to help the Badgers to a second place team finish ... Placed 105th overall and fifth for the Badgers at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (10/17) in 21:13 (6k) to help UW to a fourth place team finish ... Finished 20th overall and fifth for the Badgers at the Greater Louisville Classic (10/4) in 17:32.34 (5k) to help UW to a first place team finish ... Placed 17th overall and sixth for the Badgers at the Big Ten Preview (9/20) in 21:56.05 (6k) ... Finished 10th overall and sixth for Wisconsin at the Badger Opener (9/5) in 14:24 (4k) ... Competed in the junior race at the USA Cross Country Championships (2/15) in Boulder, Colo., finishing 11th with a time of 23:28
2013: Competed unattached and finished sixth overall with a time of 23:23 (6K) at the Warhawk Invitational (9/14) ... competed unattached and finished 16th for the Badgers and 42nd overall at the Badger Opener (9/6), finishing with a time of 15:15 (4K)
State champion in the Group I region in cross country as a senior ... Group I state champion in cross country in the 1600 and 3200 meters as a junior ... Group I state champion in the 3200 meters as a sophomore ... four-time all-conference in cross country and track ... captain of cross country and track teams as a senior ... Varsity E-Race champion at the Manhattan Cross Country Invitational during junior and senior seasons ... conference champion in the 800, 1600 and 3200 meters as a junior ... county champion in the indoor 3200 meters as a junior ... finished eighth at the New Balance Indoor Nationals two-mile race with a time of 10:38 ... holds school records for cross country in the 1600 meters, 3200 meters and 5k ... Nike Cross National Qualifier in 2013 ... Penn Relay Qualifier in 2013 for the 3000 meters ... finished with a 4.2 GPA ... member of the National Honor Society and the French National Honor Society
Daughter of Chris and Marsi Richter ... has an older sister Calley (20) and a younger brother Kevin (15) ... intends to major in environmental science
"The atmosphere reminds me of home with the beautiful lakes and campus. I love how there are numerous places to run and how there is always something to do on State Street. Another major component to my decision was the fact that Wisconsin's environmental science program is one of the best in the nation."