LIU Brooklyn's Brian Richards Named USTFCCCA All-Academic Honoree
LIU Brooklyn's Brian Richards
Brooklyn, NY -- Rising senior track and field athlete Brian Richards was named a U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic honoree for men's track & field on Tuesday, joining 430 other NCAA Division I student-athletes from around the nation.
A native of Toronto, Richards is a standout both on the track and in the classroom. This past year as a junior, Richards picked up First Team All-Northeast Conference accolades after winning the long jump competition at the NEC Indoor Track & Field Championships with a leap of 7.10m. Richards also nabbed a third-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles.
Richards, a sports science major, is a five-time Academic All-NEC selection, having earned a place on the Spring Honor Roll three times and the Winter Honor Roll twice.