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Joseph Richards III
Joseph Richards III

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Beaumont, Texas

High School:
Clifton J. Ozen

Event:
Sprints


01/06/2015

Tech Track & Field Begins Preparation For Indoor Season

The Red Raiders officially begin practice for the 2015 indoor season

05/29/2014

Tech Opens Strong at NCAA West Prelims

Three Tech athletes punch tickets to Eugene on opening day

05/28/2014

Tech Begins NCAA Postseason Run at Arkansas

No. 5 Red Raiders, No. 15 Lady Raiders set for competition at NCAA West Preliminaries

05/18/2014

Benson Wins Big 12 Long Jump Title

No. 6 Red Raiders, Lady Raiders combine to qualify 16 for Sunday's finals

05/15/2014

No. 6 Red Raiders, Lady Raiders Set For Big 12 Championships

Texas Tech hosts Big 12 Championships for second time in five seasons

05/02/2013

T&F: Big 12 Outdoors Preview

T&F: Big 12 Outdoors Preview

04/25/2013

Track: Red Raider Open Recap

Cierra White breaks school record in 100M

04/24/2013

Track: Red Raider Open Preview

Wes Kittley previews Texas Tech's Thursday's final home meet of the season

01/11/2013

Track Preps for Indoor Season

Track and Field Teams open Indoor Season at Texas Tech Open

Career Performance List | Photo Gallery

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.

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