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 Richard Lucas
Richard Lucas
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Glendale, Calif.

High School:
Notre Dame

Height:
6-2

Event:
Distance

05/14/2014

Lucas, Stanwick Named Eagles of the Week

Pair honored for performances last week

04/08/2013

Men's Track Competes at the Sam Howell Invitational

Kellen MacDonald qualifies for the IC4A's in the 400m hurdles.

03/04/2013

Hamm's Second Place Finish Highlights IC4A Championships

Hamm and Linehan tally career best performances in the mile.

04/21/2012

King Earns Third Straight ACC Medal on Final Day of ACC T&F Championship

Eagle women total 26 pts., men earn four at conference meet

04/21/2012

King Earns Third Straight ACC Medal on Final Day of ACC T&F Championship

Eagle women total 26 pts., men earn four at conference meet

AS A JUNIOR (2013-14)
XC: At the Iona Meet of Championships (9/21), crossed the line in 27.30.3 for 99th place...covered 8k in 27:35.3 at Lehigh's Paul Short Run (10/5)...posted a PR of 25:59.4 at the Pre-National Invitational (10/19), finishing in an impressive 24th place overall...97th place in 26:25.2 at the ACC Championships (11/1)...covered 10k in 31:44.2 to place 77th at the NCAA Division 1 Northeast Regional Championships (11/15).
Indoor T&F: Opened the season with a 7th place finish in the 3,000m (8:41.13) at the Battle in Beantown (1/18)...clocked a season best time in the mile (4:20.13) at the BU John Thomas Terrier (1/24-25)...placed 48th in the 5,000m at BU David Hemery Valentine (2/7-8), crossing the line in 14:59.93...PR of 8:40.67 in the 3,000m at the BU Scarlet and White (2/15)...competed in the 5,000m at the ACC Championships (2/27-3/1), placing 34th in 15:00.28...at the IC4A Championships (3/7-9), helped the DMR place 14th in a time of 10:16.10.
Outdoor T&F: 2nd place finish in the 10,000m at the Raleigh Relays (3/28-29), posting a PR of 31:16.75...ran a season best in the 5,000m (14:57.44) to place 40th at the ACC Championships (4/17-19)...12th in the 1,500m (4:02.43) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invite...won the 10,000m at the New England Championships (5/8-9), covering the distance in 31:17.08...recipient of the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13)
XC: Season debut at Lehigh's Paul Short Run (9/28), crossing the line in 27:38.5 for 314th place...posted a personal best time of 25:54.0 at the New England Championships (10/7)...102nd place in 27:52.0 at the ACC Championships (10/27).
Indoor T&F: Crossed the line in 8:59.99 for 3,000m at the Dartmouth Relays (10/13)...placed 20th in the mile (4:26.91) at the BU Multi-Team Meet (1/17)...posted a PR of 4:15.91 in the mile at the BU Terrier Classic (1/25-26)...2nd place finish in the 3,000m (8:45.28) at the Tufts Cupid Challenge (2/11)...ran a PR of 8:41.50 in the 3,000m at the ACC Championships (2/21-23), placing 27th overall...concluded the season at the IC4A Championships (3/1-3), DMR placed 13th in a time of 10:02.97.
Outdoor T&F: Clocked a 5,000m PR in the first meet of the season at the Raleigh Relays (3/29-30), finishing 7th in 14:44.17...34th in the 1,500m (4:03.10) at the Sam Howell Invitational (4/5-6)...placed 30th in the 5,000m (15:00.31) at the ACC Championships (4/18-20)...ran the 1,500m in 4:02.04 at the Skyhawk Invitational (4/26)...doubled at the New England Championships (5/9-11), posting a PR of 4:00.26 in the 1,500m and crossing the line in 15:27.31 for 23rd place in the 5,000m.

AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12)
XC: Scored fourth for BC at the NCAA Northeast Regional (11/12), clocked at a 10K PR of 33:40.3...turned in a personal record of 26:04.0 at the ACC Championship (10/29)...scored fifth for BC at the New England Championship (10/8), crossing in 27:17...clocked a 27:14.90 in the Iona Meet of Champions (9/17).
Indoor T&F: Set a personal record of 8:43.51 in the 3,000-meter run at the ACC Championship (2/25)...posted a 4:27.06 in the mile and a 10:08.26 with the distance medley at the BU Valentine Invitational (2/10-11)...lowered 3,000-meter run PR to 8:43.93 at the BU Terrier Classic (1/27)...took seventh in the mile (4:19.59) at the BU Multi-Team Meet (1/19)...finished in sixth at the Dartmouth Relays (1/8) 3,000-meter competition at 8:46.11.
Outdoor T&F:Contested the New England 5,000-meter Championship in 15:10.71 (5/10-12)...ran 15:43.04 in the 5,000 at the ACC Championship (4/20)...set a PR of 4:05.26 in the metric mile at the Princeton Sam Howell Invitational (4/6-7)...took third in the 5K with a personal-best of 14:59.01 at the Raleigh Relays (3/30-31).

BEFORE BC
Two-time All-California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section honoree, earning honors in junior and senior seasons...earned First-Team All-League honors in cross country and outdoor track as a junior...ran four years of cross country, indoor track and outdoor track under Jon Sutherland and Joe McNabb at Notre Dame High School...was a captain for the Running Knights'...as a senior: led Notre Dame to a fourth place finish at the CIF State Championship, took third at the CIF Sectional Meet and led the Knights to victory at the prestigious Mt. Sac Sweepstakes with the third fastest time ever by a D-III program...graduated Magna Cum Laude.

PERSONAL
The younger of Jane and Christopher Lucas' two children...has an older sister, Cristina...enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.

PERSONAL RECORDS (PR)
1500m
4:00.26 - New England's (5/8/2013)
Mile
4:15.67 - BU (1/25/2013)
3000m
8:40.67 - BU (2/15/2014)
5000m
10:06.74 - Raleigh (3/29/2013)
10000m
14:44.17 - Raleigh (3/28/2014)
8K
31:16.75 - Pre-National Invit. (10/19/2013)
10K
31:55.2 - NCAA Regional (11/15/2013)

PRs at Notre Dame
800: 1:59
1600: 4:18.5
3000: 8:42
3200: 9:24

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