Noel Richardson | Weight class: 184
Hometown: Junction City, Kan.
Previous School: Chapman HS / Merchant Marine Academy
Major: Secondary Education
Richardson completed his sophomore season with a record of 8-16 (all at 184) ... went 2-7 in dual meets and 4-3 against GPAC opponents ... took eighth place at the Buena Vista Open ... won three matches by pin, four by decision and one by medical forfeit.
Spent one season wrestling at Merchant Marine Academy ... posted a record of 9-6.
Started and lettered all four years at Chapman High School for head coach Jeff Sheets ... served as captain for two years ... finished runner up at state as a senior when he was named all-North Central Kansas League honorable mention ... qualified for state and earned all-league honorable mention as a junior ... played football for four years, earning all-league mention both offensively and defensively as a junior and senior ... competed in track and field for four years ... named to the high honor roll all four years ... Kansas Scholar.
Born in New Falls, N.Y., on June 3, 1990 ... son of Troy Richardson and Michelle Dukes ... has two older sisters, Laura and Joy, and one younger sister, Emily ... enjoys swing dancing and watching movies.