Olivia Richter
Olivia Richter
Height: 5-5
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Oxford, Conn.
High School: Oxford
Position: Distance

2016 Outdoor: Did not compete

2015-16 Indoor: Ran in the mile and 3,000m during the indoor season, finishing with career bests in both events... Ran a 5:45.32 in the mile at the Penn State Relays, while finishing the 3,000m at the Fastrack National Invite in a time of 10:23.55.

2015 Outdoor: Did not compete.

2014-15 Indoor: Participating in mainly the mile and 3,000m runs during her first season with the Retrievers... Set a season best time in the 3,000m run at the America East Championships, crossing the tape in a time of 10:29.10, finishing 17th in the race... Finished with a time of 5:54.51 in the mile at the Metro Team Challenge, her best of the year.

Background: Holds the Oxford High School 5k record, in addition to five other track and field records (800m, 1000m, 1600m, 3200m, and 4x800m)… In addition to cross country, she has placed third in the Southwestern CT Conference in the 1600m, and 4x800m her sophomore season… Named Connecticut Post High School Top Performer twice... A member of the National Honor Society and Italian National Honor Society in high school, while earning All Southwestern Conference Academic Honors. 

Personal: Daughter of Lynn and Bill Richter… Has one younger brother, William… Considering a major in biology… Born Dec. 7, 1996.