As a Senior (Fall 2006): Reached semifinals of doubles along with teammate Omar Altmann at the Midland Invitational ... Advanced to the third round of singles at the ITA Regionals hosted by Pepperdine ... Reached the semifinals in singles at the Southern California Intercollegiates falling to UCLA's Michael Look.
As a Junior (2005-06): Recorded a 19-13 dual match record playing at the third, fourth and fifth positions ... Went an impressive 6-1 at the No. 3 spot ... In doubles, compiled an 18-6 record at the No. 3 spot with teammate Omar Altmann ... The duo won their last six matches, including a 4-0 mark during the NCAA tournament and were named to the All-tournament team in No. 3 doubles ... Also recorded a doubles win with Pepperdine graduate Ivor Lovrak and went 2-2 with recent graduate Kevin Borzenski ... Defeated Jeremy Drean at the No. 5 position to help the Waves defeat UCLA, 4-3, on Feb. 10 ... Also notched a doubles win to give Pepperdine the doubles point ... Won three consecutive singles matches during the WCC Championships ... Earned WCC honorable mention in singles and named to the second team in doubles with Altmann ... Earned WCC All-Academic, boasting a 3.75 GPA ... One of only seven student-athletes to earn "gold honors" of the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Reached the quarterfinals in singles of the Denver Invitational in Sept ... Also reached the quarterfinals in singles at the ITA Regionals hosted by Pepperdine in Oct.
As a Sophomore (2004-05): Compiled a dual match singles record of 16-6, going 8-6 in the No. 4 position and was undefeated at the No. 5 (6-0) and No. 6 (2-0) positions ... Registered a dual match doubles record of 16-7 in the No. 3 spot with past Wave Kevin Borzenski.
As a Freshman (2003-04): Played in the fourth, fifth and sixth positions ... Finished the season with a dual match singles record of 13-11...Went 7-5 in doubles play...When teamed with Borzenski, the duo went 5-2 in doubles play.
High School: A 2004 Graduate of Fruita Monument High School in Colorado...Was a two-time 5A No. 1 singles champion.
Personal: Richard Johnson was born on March 4, 1986 to Steve and Nancy Johnson...Has one older brother, David, and two older sisters, Elizabeth and Leslie...Majoring in biology and political science.