LSU Gold
Middle Distance
West Berlin, N.J.
High School
Holy Cross HS

Event: 800M (IN: 1:59.30; OUT: 1:55.04)

Did not compete for the Tigers during the 2012 season.

Set a new personal record in the 800-meter run outdoors with a time of 1 minute, 55.04 seconds in a 13th-place finish at the LSU Invitational … Cut more than one second off his previous PR in the event … Earned seventh-place finishes in the 800 meters at both the LSU Alumni Gold (1:56.62) and Louisiana Classics (1:57.21) outdoors in 2011 … Finished in eight place at the LSU Tiger Relays with a time of 2:02.44 … Won the 800-meter title at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier with an indoor PR of 1:59.30 … Took home a seventh-place finish in the four-lap event at the Texas A&M Dual Meet with a season-opening time of 2:01.53.

Competed in the 800 meters in two meets during the outdoor season … Finished with a seasonal-best time of 2:00.10 for a 16th-place finish in the B section at the LSU Alumni Gold … Ran 2:02.37 for a 17th-place finish at the Louisiana Classics … Ran the 60-meter dash at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier, finishing ninth with a time of 7.44 … Did not finish the mile in the indoor season finale.

A 400-meter and 800-meter runner during his high school career at Holy Cross High School … Coached in high school by Barey Harper … Comes to LSU with personal bests of 49.48 in the 400 meters and 1:56.98 in the 800 meters … Helped guide his high school team to a state championship in 2008 … Also guided his team to four-straight sectional championship from 2006-09.

Full name is Richard W Fisher IV … Born on July 11, 1991 … Parents are Richard and Ruthann Fisher … Has an older sister named Megan … Majoring in kinesiology with a concentration in fitness studies.


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