Bears have 23 athletes trying to qualify for NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Bears set program record on final day of competition at the conference's outdoor meet.
Sophomore Annie Rhodes places second in pole vault competition.
Women's team had 17 first-team honorees for a second-straight season.
Bears have successful day, before rain cancels end of meet.
2014 All-Big 12 Outdoors (Javelin)
2013 All-Big 12 Outdoors (Javelin)
2013 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
Four-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection
2014:Secured All-Big 12 honors in the javelin by placing eighth at conference meet with throw of 189-4 [57.70m]...Participated in four other javelin competitions with season-best throw coming at the Michael Johnson Classic (5th, 195-8 [59.65m]...Earned place on Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in both fall and spring semesters.
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.