Athlete of the Week Archive

Jan. 23, 2009

LARAMIE, Wyo. -



Randi Richardson


What's your free throw shooting routine?
"Find the line marker, take two dribbles, find the middle of the rim and then shoot."

What is playing on your iPod right now?
"At the moment, mostly Brandi Carlile with a splash of Techno here and there."

If you could visit one place in the world, where would you go?
"Vegas Baby! Just kidding. There are soooo many places I would love to go! Many places in the States, all over Europe, Australia, the moon, Alaska, South America, the Galapagos Islands, etc.....!"

Where is your favorite place to eat in Laramie?
"Tie between Corona Andale and Sweet Melissa's."

Do you have the largest sunglasses on the team?
"Haha umm. . .well I've seen Jade and Hillary with some large shades too. So I'd say 3-way tie."

What is one advantage in the game of basketball to being short?
"Shorter distance to fall!"

You're majoring in kinesiology and health promotion, what interested you in this field?
"Well, I enjoy being active and am interested in knowing how the body works. Also there are numerous career options with this major, which is great for me because I have no idea what I want to do after I graduate."

You were often sighted running in the AA stands last year. How many laps do you think you ran?
"Hummmm. . . well I ran between 15 to 20 laps a day (excluding weekends). So I guess that multiplied by the number of days in the season. . . I don't know : )"

What is your favorite thing to do in Wyoming other than basketball?
"I love hanging out with my teammates, listen to local live music such as the Patti Fiasco! and spending time up at Vedauwoo."

Who is your favorite basketball player of all time?
"Tough question, but I'll have to go with Muggsy Bogues."

How do you describe the Puget Sound to people who have never been there? Your favorite thing about it?
"I would describe it as mountainous, green, cloudy (except for summers), and beautiful. My favorite thing about the Puget Sound is my family!"

What was the present you most enjoyed giving or receiving over the recent holiday season?
"My favorite present I received was a Nike stopwatch. And I must admit the gifts I gave "lacked" a little this year due to budget and time. However, I did get my mom a pretty neat book that she ended up liking a lot."

What did you do to celebrate the New Year?
"With teammates, dancing and Burger King Crowns!"

Do you prefer filling up the stat sheet with points or assists?
"Definitely assists!"

Home or away, do you ever listen to what the crowd is yelling?
"I don't hear anything, but I don't really hear anything no matter what the situation may be. Some say selective hearing, I tend to disagree ; )"