AT SJSU: Will be an SJSU graduate following the 2009-10 school year...seven career top-20 finishes...four-time Academic All-WAC and San Jose State University Scholar-Athlete...Team captain for the 2009 Spartans.
2009: Competed in five meets for the Spartans...Scored in four of the five meets, including the WAC Championship where she finished 50th...Was SJSU's top finisher in three races...Ran her fastest 5K time of 18:18.00 at the UC Riverside Invitational...Had two top-25 finishes: 13th at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic (5K), and 19th at the SF State Invitational (6K).
2008: Competed in five meets...Scored in three meets for the Spartans...Highest place of 14th in the USF Invitational (5K) with 2008 best time of 18:58.80...Ran a 19:34.60 at the WAC Championship, good for 29th.
2007: Competed in six meets...Scored for San Jose State in four meets...Had career best times in the 5K (18:23.44), at the WAC Championship and 6K (22:02.14), at the Pepperdine Invitational...Finished 19th at the USF Invitational (19:05.60) for her best finish of the season.
2006: Competed in five regular season meets and WAC Championship...Scored in three meets for San Jose State...Led San Jose State at the Gator Invitational...Best individual finish was eighth at the 6K Gator Invitational...Best 5K time was 18:46.60 at USF Invitational (13th place)...Finished 46th at WAC Championship with 19:43.80.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in cross country (Coach Patrick Bendzick) and track and field all four years at Canyon High...Three-time All-Century League cross country selection...All-Century League pick in track and field...Posted best times of 5:01 in the 1600 meters at the 2006 C.I.F. Championships and 11:16 in the 3200 meters at the Orange County Championships.
PERSONAL: Majoring in business marketing...Going for a minor in kinesiology...Nisha Richardson was born in Maryland on March 3, 1988.
Memphis Classic (5K) 19:04.26 13th
UC Riverside Invite (5K) 18:18.00 72nd
SF State Invite (5K) 23:12.7 19th
Bronco Open (5K) 19:25 118th
WAC Championship (5K) 21:28.6 50th
USF Invitational (5K) 18:58.80 14th
Memphis Classic (5K) 19:36.27 30th
Stanford Invitational (6K) 24:16 147th
S.F. State Invitational (6K) 23:33 22nd
WAC Championship (5K) 19:34.60 29th
USF Invitational (5K) 19:05.60 19th
Pepperdine Invitational (6K) 22:02.14 37th
Notre Dame Invitational (5K) 19:32.00 113th
Santa Clara Invitational (5K) 19:01.00 76th
WAC Championship (5K) 18:23.44 37th
NCAA Regional (6K) 24:12.75 185th
USF Invitational (5K) 18:46.60 13th
Aggie Invitational (5K) 19:19.90 20th
Notre Dame Invitational (5K) 19:52.00 113th
Gator Invitational (6K) 23:46.00 8th
Bronco Invitational (5K) 19:05.00 64th