Position
Sprints
Height
5'1
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Dallas, Texas
High School
Carter HS

Career Stats

Junior World Record Holder – 100 Meters (10.75)
Junior World Record Holder – 200 Meters (22.17)
Collegiate Record Holder – 100 Meters (10.75)
Junior American Record Holder (100 Meters)
No. 9 World All-Time 100 Meters
2019 NCAA National Champion – 100 Meters (10.75)
2019 ‘The Bowerman’ Winner
2019 USTFCCCA Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year
2019 SEC Freshman Track Athlete of the Year
4x All-American (60m, 100m, 200m outdoors, 4x100m relay)
3x SEC Champion (100m, 200m outdoors, 4x100m relay)
FloTrack’s No. 1 Girls’ Sprint Recruit in Class of 2018
MileSplit’s No. 2 Girls’ Overall Recruit in Class of 2018
2017 American Family Insurance All-USA First Team
2017 Pan American Junior Champion (4×100 Relay)
2017 USATF Junior Bronze Medalist (200 Meters)
2016 AAU Junior Olympics Champion (100 Meters)
8x Texas Class 4A State Champion

LSU Top 10 Marks
No. 1 – 100 Meters – 10.75
No. 2 – 200 Meters – 22.17
No. 3 – 4x100m Relay – 42.29
No. 9 – 60 Meters – 7.20

2019 OUTDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Set the collegiate record in the 100 meter dash at the NCAA Championships to claim her first NCAA title with a PR of 10.75 … the 10.75 was the ninth fastest in world history, a U20 world record, No. 5 in U.S. history, LSU school record and facility record at the Mike A. Myers Stadium … claimed second in the 200 meter dash at the NCAA Championships with a PR of 22.17 … anchored the 4×100 meter relay to silver at the NCAA Championships with a season best of 42.29 … High Point Scorer of the Meet at NCAA Championships with a total of 20 points accumulated … she became first woman in world history to run sub 10.8 in the 100 and sub 22.2 in the 200 meters on the same day … became LSU’s second winner of The Bowerman on Dec. 19, 2019 … went a combined 10-0 in 100 meter races against collegians in 2019 including an unblemished 5-0 in finals to become the first freshman to finish the season undefeated against collegiate runners … first freshman in SEC history to win the 100, 200 and run on an SEC winning 4×100 meter relay … clocked a wind-aided 11.00 to win 100 meter title at SEC Championships … ran a 22.57 to run away with title in 200 meters at the SEC Championships … anchored 4×100 meter relay to gold at SEC Championships with time of 42.93 … won 100 meter titles at the LSU Invitational (11.06w) and Texas Relays (10.91/+4.3w) … won 200 meter dash titles at the Miami Hurricane Invitational (22.99) and LSU Invitational (22.78) … helped 4×100 meter relay to titles at the Louisiana Classics (43.84), Texas Relays (43.58), Miami Hurricane Invitational (43.47) and LSU Invitational (43.75).

2019 INDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Took seventh in the 60 meter dash at the NCAA Championships with a time of 7.27 … finished ninth in the 200 meter dash at NCAA Championships (23.27) … took 10th in 200 meters at the SEC Championships with clocking of 23.40 … won the 60 meter dash title at the UAB Invitational with a time of 7.23 … claimed second-place finishes in the 60 meter dash at the Red Raider Invite (7.32), Razorback Invitational (7.20) and Tyson Invitational (7.23).

PRIOR TO LSU
The No. 1-ranked sprint recruit in the United States in the Class of 2018 … Signed with LSU with personal bests of 7.49 in the 60 meters, 11.28 in the 100 meters and 23.28 in the 200 meters …  Named FloTrack’s No. 1 Girls’ Sprint Recruit in the 2018 class … MileSplit’s No. 1 girls’ sprint recruit and No. 2 overall recruit in the Class of 2018 regardless of event group … The top-ranked sprinter in both the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes in the Class of 2018 with her performance during her junior season at Carter High School in Dallas, Texas … A three-time University Interscholastic League Class 4A State Champion as the top sprinter in the state of Texas during her prep career … Defended her Class 4A crown as a junior in 2017 with a personal-best time of 11.28 (+2.0) in the final … Completed the sprint sweep at the state meet in 2017 with a winning run of 23.48 (+0.4) in the Class 4A final … Followed her junior season by taking home the bronze medal in the 200-meter final at the 2017 USA Track & Field Junior Championships in Sacramento, California, where she posted her wind-legal PR of 23.28 (-0.8) in the final … Also placed fourth in the 100-meter final at the USATF Junior Championships … Earned a spot on Team USA at the 2017 Pan American Junior Championships with her efforts at USATF Juniors … Ran the third leg of Team USA’s gold-medal-winning 4×100-meter relay at the Pan American Junior Championships … Sprinted to an impressive time of 11.58 to win her first career state championship in the 100-meter dash as a sophomore in 2016 … Also scored the state silver medal in the 200 meters to cap her sophomore season at Carter High School … Posted her all-conditions career best with a wind-aided 23.18 to win the 200-meter title at the Region 2-4A Championships in 2017 … A four-time district and regional champion during her high school career … Clocked 23.39 (+0.6) for third place in the girls’ 200 meters at the 2017 Prefontaine Classic at the University of Oregon … Twice crowned the Texas Relays Champion in the girls’ 100-meter dash in 2016 and 2017 … Emerged on the national stage in 2016 as the AAU Junior Olympics Champion in the 100 meters.

Richardson Runs 10.91 at Texas Relays
Richardson Runs 10.91 at Texas Relays

 

Sha'Carri Richardson

 

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