Michael Rhoads

Michael  Rhoads

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Sunnyvale, Calif.

High School:
Inglemoor

Height:
6-1

Event:
800m


Personal-Best Marks – 800m: 1:49.11a

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2016-17: Earned the team’s Newcomer of the Year award...qualified to the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 800-meter run...impacted the Academy record book in that event during the indoor and outdoor seasons...set a Freshman Class Record at 800 meters...clocked a career-best time of 1:49.11 (adjusted for altitude) at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships to move into fourth on the Academy’s all-time list...scored for the Falcons at the conference meet (fourth)...debuted on the outdoor top 10 with a winning time of 1:49.91a at the Air Force Twilight Open...named the MW Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week following that meet...clocked an indoor-best 800-meter time of 1:50.78 to finish sixth at the MW Championships...that is the ninth-fastest time in Academy history...earned the team’s Track Athlete of the Week award after winning the 800-meter run at the Air Force Collegiate Open (1:51.59a).

HIGH SCHOOL: Inglemoor High School...won the 400-meter dash at the Washington 4A state track and field championships as a junior...placed second in that event as a senior...clocked a career-best 400-meter time of 48.21 at the 2016 state meet.

PERSONAL: Son of Dean and Liz Rhoads...nickname is “Little Mike”...has one older sister and one younger brother...currently undecided on a major...post-Air Force plans includes becoming a professional duck spotter and general duck enthusiast...hobbies include “practicing techniques for downhill waterskiing, knitting, alchemy and partaking in asparagus-growing competitions”...once had a pet crow...member of Cadet Squadron 35.

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