Becca Richtman, Montana Tech: 2022 NAIA Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Track Athlete of the Year

Becca Richtman was named National Women’s Track Athlete of the Year for the 2022 NAIA Outdoor Track & Field season. Richtman, who hails from Elburn, Illinois, scored 26 points at the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, winning the 10,000 meters (35:13.93) and finishing second in both the steeplechase (10:22.79) and 5000 (17:07.18). She scored 40 points at the Frontier Conference Outdoor Championships – and was named Track Athlete of the Meet – thanks to individual victories in the steeple, 5000 and 10,000, a runner-up finish in the 800 and was a member of the Orediggers’ runner-up 4×400 relay.