Ohio Northern's Emily Richards Finishes 9th At The NCAA DIII Cross Country Championships

           Emily Richards added an impressive XC accomplishment to her long list of track accolades.  

Ohio Northern University's Emily Richards claimed 9th place while running against the best DIII athletes from throughout the country, as she recorded a 21:02.00 finishing time at the NCAA Cross Country Championships.  This national meet took place last Saturday at Principia College in Elsah, Illinois.  

Richards, who also competed at the 2015 DIII XC Nationals, set a new PR for the 6K distance and she closed her college cross country racing career in style by achieving All-American status.  The accomplished 800m runner will now focus on having a successful indoor track season for the Polar Bears.  

           Emily Richards competed for Hayes High School in Delaware prior to attending ONU.