Freshman Kashley Carter places 24th out of 311 runners
Freshman Kashley Carter places 20th, while junior Ben Johnston finishes 68th.
HONORS: Mountain West Scholar-Athlete (2014, 2015, 2016); Academic All-Mountain West (2014, 2015).
2017 (SR): Placed 174th at the NCAA National Cross Country Championships with a time of 21:17.66… Finished 46th at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships with a mark of 21:18.8… Finished in 60th place at the Mountain West Championships with a time of 23:13.03… Raced in four other competitions during the year, with her best finish coming at the Utah State-hosted Sagebrush Invitational, where she placed seventh with a time of 18:12.902.
2016 (JR): Finished 54th with a time of 21:38.30 at the NCAA Mountain Regionals… Placed 44th with a time of 21:59.40 at the Mountain West Championships… Competed in six meets during the season with her best finish coming at the Utah State-hosted Sagebrush Invitational, where she placed seventh with a time of 18:03.81… Was a top-five Aggie finisher in every meet she competed in... Earned MW Scholar-Athlete honors.
2015 (SO): Finished 59th with a time of 22:32.25 at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships… Placed 29th with a time of 24:39.57 at the Mountain West Championships… Competed in six meets during the season and recorded a pair of top-five finishes, placing fourth with a time of 18:11.71 at the Utah State-hosted Aggie Invitational and fifth with a time of 17:35.18 at the Montana State Invitational... Garnered academic all-MW and MW Scholar-Athlete accolades.
2014 (FR): Finished 124th with a time of 24:37.96 at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships… Placed 37th with a time of 21:58.00 at the Mountain West Championships… Competed in six meets during the season with her best finish coming at the Utah State-hosted Aggie Invitational, where she placed 10th with a time of 19:52.32… Recorded two top-20 finishes during the season… Earned academic all-MW and MW Scholar-Athlete honors.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 10-time letterwinner in cross country and track & field at Soda Springs (Idaho) High School... Individual state champion in cross country during her senior season... Helped Soda Springs HS to four-straight state championships in cross country... Qualified for state four times in the mile... A two-time academic state track champion... Also competed in basketball for the Cardinals, lettering twice.
PERSONAL: One of five children of Ryan and Tonya Yamauchi... Mother played soccer at Utah State... Married to Matthew Richins... Majoring accounting and management information systems.
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