THIS YEAR: Freshman Kyla Richardson joins the sprints team this year, focusing on the 100m and the 200m.
HIGH SCHOOL: Richardson graduated from Walnut in 2016. She has bests of 11.83 in the 100m and 24.0 in the 200m. Battled through several injuries during her high school career.
PERSONAL: Kyla was born on April 17, 1998 in Pomona, Calif....Mother is Aimee Richardson and she has four siblings, Kamarya, Kamille, Kayla, and Kaori…Her twin sister, Kayla, is also a sprinter at USC…Sports hero is Jackie Robinson...Lists favorite food as Fettuccine Alfredo, frozen yogurt, and burgers with fries...One day would like to travel to Hawaii...Enjoys playing the piano, cooking, and video editing…Favorite musical artist is Brian McKnight and favorite athlete is Blake Griffin...Hopes to run on the Philippine Olympic team and become a physical therapist…She is a lifespan health major at USC.
CAREER BESTS: 100m – 11.93/11.83w 200m – 24.0