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Derek Richard
Derek  Richard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Richmond, TX

High School:
William B. Travis HS

Height:
6-2

Event:
Pole Vault

2014-15
-Placed second in the C-USA Outdoor Championships pole vault with a personal-best 5.01m
-Finished fifth in the C-USA Indoor Championships pole vault 
-Placed sixth in the Bobcat Classic pole vault
-Finished eighth in the John Jacobs Invitational pole vault 
-Placed 11th in the Baylor Invitational pole vault 

2013-14

-Placed second (4.65m) at the indoor Red Raider Open
-Earned 10th place (4.30m) at the C-USA Indoor Championships
-Placed fifth at the Texas A&M Invite (4.37m)
-Had a 10th place (4.47m) vault at the Howie Ryan Invite

2012-13
-Won the Bobcat Invitational
-Had a season-best of 4.70 meters at the Sun Belt Conference Indoor Championships, where he finished eighth
-Placed ninth at the SBC Outdoor Championships

High School/Personal
-Qualified for state in the pole vault two years in a row
-Was a four-time regional qualifier in the pole vault
-Was named MVP his junior and senior year at William B. Travis High School
-Broke the school’s pole vault record all four years

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