Event: 800M (IN: 1:59.30; OUT: 1:55.04)
Did not compete for the Tigers during the 2012 season.
Set a new personal record in the 800-meter run outdoors with a time of 1 minute, 55.04 seconds in a 13th-place finish at the LSU Invitational ... Cut more than one second off his previous PR in the event ... Earned seventh-place finishes in the 800 meters at both the LSU Alumni Gold (1:56.62) and Louisiana Classics (1:57.21) outdoors in 2011 ... Finished in eight place at the LSU Tiger Relays with a time of 2:02.44 ... Won the 800-meter title at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier with an indoor PR of 1:59.30 ... Took home a seventh-place finish in the four-lap event at the Texas A&M Dual Meet with a season-opening time of 2:01.53.
Competed in the 800 meters in two meets during the outdoor season ... Finished with a seasonal-best time of 2:00.10 for a 16th-place finish in the B section at the LSU Alumni Gold ... Ran 2:02.37 for a 17th-place finish at the Louisiana Classics ... Ran the 60-meter dash at the LSU NCAA Indoor Qualifier, finishing ninth with a time of 7.44 ... Did not finish the mile in the indoor season finale.
PRIOR TO LSU
A 400-meter and 800-meter runner during his high school career at Holy Cross High School ... Coached in high school by Barey Harper ... Comes to LSU with personal bests of 49.48 in the 400 meters and 1:56.98 in the 800 meters ... Helped guide his high school team to a state championship in 2008 ... Also guided his team to four-straight sectional championship from 2006-09.
Full name is Richard W Fisher IV ... Born on July 11, 1991 ... Parents are Richard and Ruthann Fisher ... Has an older sister named Megan ... Majoring in kinesiology with a concentration in fitness studies.