Sean Richardson Athlete Profile

Sean Richardson

Sean Richardson
Position: Throws Height: 6-2 Weight: 198 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2008 | 2010-2011 Hometown: Silver City, NM


  • 2010 USTFCCCA Javelin (Outdoor)


  • Born in Silver City, N.M.
  • Parents are David and Carolyn
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the New York City South Mission, Korean speaking
  • Majoring in exercise science and wellness management

Before BYU

  • Placed seventh at the state meet in the javelin in 2002
  • In 2003, placed first in state throwing 200-07.00
  • Took first place in the Great Southwest meet in 2003 and second in 2004
  • In 2004, placed first in state with a new state record throw of 207-05.00
  • State honorable mention in football


  • Academic All-MWC (2008)

Outdoor -

  • NCAA Nationals (Javelin 2010)
  • NCAA Regionals (Javelin 2010)
  • MWC All-Conference (Javelin 2009, Javelin 2010)
  • MWC Championship Team (2008, 2009, 2010)


Best Marks : Javelin - 71.84m

2008 | Freshman Year


  • Competed at the Arizona State Invitational in the javelin with a distance of 55.86m (183-03)
  • At the Willie Williams Classic had a distance of 52.61m
  • Placed third at the 12th Annual Tom Botts Invitational in the javelin throw with a distance of 56.79m (186-06)
  • At the USU Invitational placed second in the javelin with a distance of 58.11m.

2010 | Junior Year


  • Competed in the javelin throw (68.15m) at the NCAA Championships
  • Second place finish in javelin (71.61m) at the MWC Championships
  • Won the javelin (71.84m) at the Robison Invitational
  • Finished third at the Sun Angel Track Classic in javelin (69.67m)
  • Took third place at the Mt. Sac Relays in javelin (69.62m)
  • Won the javelin (70.82m) at the Spring Break Classic