2013 All-Big 12 Outdoors (Javelin)
2013 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
Two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
2013: Claimed All-Big 12 honors in javelin by taking seventh with season-best throw of 200-5 [61.09m] at Big 12 Outdoor Championships...Had five other top-10 finishes in event, including second-place showing at Baylor Quad Invitational...Did not compete during indoor season...Named to Academic All-Big 12 first team...Earned place on Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in both fall and spring semesters.
High School: Participated in six different sports at Veritas (Oregon) High School...One-year letterwinner in track and field for head coach Joe Boutin...Placed third at the district meet in javelin to earn an invite to state meet...Also played water polo, while helping team to three state titles from 2008-10...Named first-team All-State and second-team All-America at the goalkeeper position in water polo.
Personal: Full name is Richard Kristian Hansen...Born Nov. 3, 1992, in Portland, Ore...Parents are David and Paulette Hansen...Majoring in mechanical engineering.