Nikolai Rhodes

Nikolai  Rhodes

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Grasonville, Md.

High School:
Queen Anne's County

Height:
5-8

Event:
5000m | 10,000m

07/17/2017

75 cadet-athletes earn Mountain West all-academic honors

The 75 honorees is the third most since the Falcons joined the MW in 1999-2000


Personal-Best Marks – 3000m: 8:35.90a | 5000m: 14:40.97a | 10,000m: 30:53.40

SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2016-17: Competed in five different distances...won the 3000-meter run at the Air Force Team Challenge (8:35.90, adjusted for altitude)...earned top-five finishes in both 5000-meter races during the indoor season – Air Force Collegiate Open (fourth, 14:49.86a) and Air Force Invitational (fifth, 15:19.58a)...won that event in only appearance of the outdoor season (14:40.97a at Jack Christiansen Invitational)...ran the mile (4:24.18a, Potts Invitational), 1500-meter run (3:58.96a, Air Force Twilight Open) and 10,000-meter run (30:53.40, San Francisco State Distance Carnival) once...academic all-conference selection.

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2015-16: Competed in the mile during two indoor meets...clocked a career-best time of 4:18.95a at the Air Force Team Challenge...ran the 1500-meter run twice during the outdoor season, posting a personal-best time of 4:00.71a at the Air Force Twilight Open.

HIGH SCHOOL: Queen Anne’s County High School...earned a silver medal in the 3200-meter run at the 2015 MPSSAA state championships...also finished third in the 1600-meter run at that meet...Personal-Best Marks include 4:23 (1600-meter run), 1.58 (800-meter run) and 9:38 (3200-meter run)...received the West Point Society of Annapolis Leadership Award...class salutatorian.

PERSONAL: Son of Kevin and Karen Rhodes...nickname is “Fetty”...has one younger sister...majoring in legal studies...future plans include becoming a legal advocate or working in the intelligence field...served as Safety NCO...named to the Dean’s List and Athletic Director’s List...earned Jump Wings in the summer of 2016...hobbies include running...was adopted from Russia at the age of six...member of Cadet Squadron 06.

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