Courtesy: South Carolina State Athletics
ORANGEBURG, SC – South Carolina State senior Tyrell Richard is the new NCAA indoor track and field champion in the 400 meters. The Georgetown, SC native nabbed the gold medal at the NCAA Indoor Championship at the Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham, Ala. Saturday with a clocking of 44.82, the fastest time in the nation this season.
Richard, running in lane six (6), took control at the break point
The mark by Richard smashed his previous school record of 45.39 and
“Tyrell’s performance is a major milestone for SC State, our track program and the MEAC,” Bulldog head track Coach Tim Langford said “He ran an awesome race. The goal was for him to get to the
Richard is the second Bulldog sprinter in as many seasons to medal at the prestigious NCAA Indoor Track Championships. Last season,