2014 OUTDOOR Completed the All-Big 12 sweep in the 400 meters, by finishing second at the outdoor championships, running a personal-best 45.80 ... Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminaries in the 400 meters, finishing 14th, with a 46.44, missing out on the NCAA Championships by two spots ... Took third place in the 400 meter dash at the Red Raider Open (45.97).
2014 INDOOR Took third place in the 400 meters at the Big 12 Championships, running a 47.02 and snagging six team points in the process ... Finished in the top six in each 400 meter race he ran, inculding a season-best 47.01 that earned him fifth place at the prestigious Alex Wilson Invitational.
2013 OUTDOOR Competed in the sprints...finished sixth overall at the Big 12 Championships in the 400-meter dash with a time of 46.60...also helped guide the Red Raider 4x400-relay team to a third place finish at the Big 12 Championships...clocked a season-best 46.49 to finish second at the Texas Tech Open (4/6) marking the fastest time by a Red Raider in the event in 2013.
2013 INDOOR Competed in the 400-meter dash and as a member of the 4x400 relay team...helped the 4x400 relay team to a third place finish at the Big 12 Championships with a season-best time of 3:09.55...finished sixth in the 400-meter dash at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 47.84...finished highest in the Big 12 among freshmen...clocked a season-best 47.47 to finish seventh at the Tyson Invitational.
CLIFTON J. OZEN Lettered in track and field and basketball...competed in the 400-meter dash and as a member of the 4x100 and 4x400 relay...personal-best time of 47.01 in the 400-meter dash...garnered All-State and All-District honors...earned All-District honors as a member of the basketball team as a sophomore.
PERSONAL Joseph Charles Richards III...has one sibling, Jacob,...plans to major in Exercise and Sports Sciences at Texas Tech.