Bears bolstered by bevy of personal bests in second trip to College Station.
Bears taking 50 student-athletes to compete in 12-team meet.
Bears pick up four more event titles on final day of action in Kentucky.
Bears sending 43 student-athletes to compete at one of weekend's top meets.
Bears open indoor season with successful meet at College Station, Texas.
2015 All-Big 12 Outdoor (400 Meters)
2015 Big 12 Indoor Champion (4x400-Meter Relay)
2015 All-Big 12 Indoors (Distance Medley Relay)
2014 All-Big 12 Indoors (4x400-Meter Relay)
2013 All-American Indoors (4x400-Meter Relay)
2013 Big 12 Indoor Champion (4x400-Meter Relay)
2015: Tallied two Big 12 titles and four All-Big 12 honors during junior season...Ran opening leg for BU's league-winning 4x400-meter relay units during both indoor and outdoor seasons...Captured first individual all-conference accolade with personal-best 400-meter time of 46.85 at Big 12 Outdoor Championships to be fourth...Helped DMR crew by running second-leg in sixth-place effort at Big 12 Indoor meet in only DMR experience of year...Raced in four indoor 400-meter races with season-best mark of 47.74 at Tyson Invitational...Finished ninth in qualifying at conference meet with time of 48.00...Served on 4x4 crew throughout season, but moved to lead-off in final two meets and helped produce season-best 3:07.47 at Big 12 Indoor Championships to claim title...Had six outdoor 400-meter event showing, highlighted by PR at conference meet...Ended individual season by placing 35th in qualifying in 47.49 at NCAA West Preliminary Championships...Ran opening leg for 4x400-meter crew for majority of outdoor season...Helped Bears win Baylor Invitational title and finish second at Drake Relays and Longhorn Invitational......Opened season with best time as crew, running 3:05.26 at Texas Relays...Qualified for NCAA meet by taking ninth at NCAA West meet in 3:06.05, but failed to make finals at NCAA Championships after placing 13th in qualifying in 3:06.93
2014: Earned All-Big 12 Indoor honors by running opening leg for 4x400-meter relay that placed second in 3:09.39...Missed qualifying for 400-meter final at indoor conference meet by finishing ninth in season-best time of 48.09...Competed in just three indoor meets due to injury...Outdoors, won season-opening TCU Invitational 400-meter title with time of 48.04...Ran anchor leg for second-place 4x4 crew at TCU meet...Suffered injury during lead-off leg for 4x400-meter relay at Texas Relays that ended 2014 outdoor season.
2013: Claimed All-America honors for anchor leg performance on BU's sixth-place 4x400-meter relay squad at NCAA Indoor Championships...Served as anchor leg to earn Big 12 title at indoor conference meet...Had indoor season-best time of 47.45 in 400-meter event to be sixth at Tyson Invitational...Took second with outdoor season-best time of 47.59 in quartermile at Baylor Quad Invitational...Helped BU earn 4x400-relay event title at TCU Invitational and Baylor Quad Invitational as anchor leg.
High School: Three-year letterwinner in track at Duncanville (Texas) High School...Took second in district and region, and seventh at Texas 5A state meet in 400 meters as senior...Anchored 4X400-meter relay team to state title with time of 3:14.38...Placed second in district and region, and third in Texas 5A state meet in 400 meters as junior...Won district 800m and 4x400-meter titles as junior, helping team to second-place finish overall...Won 400 meters at regionals and placed second in district as sophomore...Entered as No. 3 in Texas and No. 7 nationally in outdoor 400m...Also played for DHS football team that had 7-4 record in 2011...Personal bests of 46.79 at 400m and 1:54.36 at 800m.
Personal: Full name is Richard Jerome Gary II...Born May 11, 1994, in Dallas, Texas...Son of Richard and Heather Gary...Majoring in Business Finance.