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Paula Richardson
  Paula Richardson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Duncanville HS

Height:
5-6

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
3L


Junior (2003-04): (Indoor) Competed in five events . . . recorded a personal-best time of 24.57 in the 200-meter time at the WAC Indoor Championship. . . her best 400-meter finish was third-place at the WAC Indoor Championships and at the J.D. Martin Invitational . . . her third place finish at the WAC Indoor Championships was done in a time of 55.10, her career fastest 400-meter time. . . (Outdoor) Competed in seven meets . . . ran a first place time of 54.83 at the Hurricane Invitational for a personal-best 400-meter time.

Sophomore (2002-03): (Indoor) Competed in eight events . . . posted 13 top-five finishes throughout the season . . . recorded two personal records, including a time of 24.27 in the 200 meter dash at the WAC Indoor Championships and a time of 7.84 in the 60-meter dash at the Central Missouri State Invitational . . . ranks second on Tulsa's career charts for the 200-meter dash with a time of 24.27, in the 4x400-meter relay with a time of 3:38.18 and in the 4x440 yard relay with a time of 3:47.34 . . . (Outdoor) Competed in nine events...recorded 17 top-five finishes . . . set five personal records, as well as three Tulsa records during the season . . . helped her 4x100 meter relay team run a time of 45.48 at the WAC Outdoor Championships for a new Tulsa record . . . also set Tulsa records at the Drake Relays in the 4x200meter relay with a time of 1:35.31 and in the sprint medley with a time of 3:47.62 . . . set a personal-best in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12:09 at the Arlington Invitational and in the 200-meters with a time of 23:91 at the TCU Invitational.

Freshman (2001-02): (Indoor) Competed in eight meets . . . posted the team's second best time for the 200-meters with a time of 24.85 at the Red Raider Invitational . . . recorded a season best time of 56.71 in the 400-meters at the Oklahoma Invitational . . . won the 200-meters at the J.D. Martin Invitational, in addition to finishing second in the 400-meters at the same meet . . . was a member of the school record-breaking 4x400-meter relay team that finished 11th at the NCAA Championships . . . the 4x400-meter team finished second at the WAC Championships by :00.04 behind first place . . . was also a member of the distance medley relay team and a 4x440-yard relay team. (Outdoor) Competed in six meets . . . finished first in the 200-meters at the J.D. Martin Invitational . . . placed sixth in the 200-meters at the WAC Championships . . . posted the team's second best time in the 200-meters with a time of 24.09 . . . was a member of the school record-setting and NCAA provisionally qualifying 4x400 relay team that won the WAC Championship . . . ran the second leg for the school record-setting sprint medley relay team, which finished second at the Drake Relays with a time of 3:57.00.

High School: Helped lead her Duncanville High School team to its second consecutive district title as a senior . . . placed third at the state championships with the 4x100-meter relay team . . . finished fourth at state with the 4x200-meter relay team and in the 200-meters . . . helped break school records with the 4x100-meter, 4x200-meter and 4x400-meter relay teams . . . also helped her basketball team win back-to-back district titles . . . was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Management major . . . daughter of Paul and LaWanda Richardson . . . born August 8, 1982.