JUNIOR (2011): Earned All-American (second-team) honors as a member of the distance medley relay team that finished ninth at the NCAA Indoor Championships...ran the 800-meter leg of the DMR that recorded an Academy record (9:32.06) at the Alex Wilson Invitational...that time was ranked 10th in the nation and garnered the squad an invitation to the NCAA Championships...clocked a 1:50.5 split in that race...helped Air Force become the first service academy to send a DMR to the national championships...clocked the eighth-fastest indoor 800-meter time (1:51.84, adjusted for altitude) at the New Mexico Classic...scored for the Falcons in that event at the Mountain West Conference Championships, placing seventh in 1:52.50...also competed in the 600-meter run (1:21.14, Nebraska Wesleyan Open), the 1000-meter run (2:32.12, Nebraska adidas Invitational) and the mile (4:22.72a, Air Force All-Comers Meet) during the indoor season...clocked the second-fastest 800-meter time of the outdoor season (1:51.84) at the Mt. SAC Relays... finished second in that distance at the Front Range Classic...competed in the 1500-meter race during four meets...clocked a career-best 3:55.80a to finish sixth at the Jack Christiansen Invitational.
SOPHOMORE (2010): Led the team in the 800-meter run during the indoor season...clocked a team-leading time of 1:53.04a to finish sixth at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships...also ran the mile during the indoor season, clocking a career-best, altitude adjusted, time of 4:20.97 at the Don Barrett Duals...ranked second in the 800 meters during the outdoor season...clocked an altitude-adjusted time of 1:52.52 at the Front Range Invitational...also participated in the 1500-meter run, clocking a career-best time of 3:58.94 at the Beach Invitational.
FRESHMAN (2009): Led the team in the 800-meter run during the outdoor season...clocked a team-leading time of 1:53.74 (adjusted for altitude) at the Front Range Invitational...finished second at that meet...also competed in the 1500-meter run...recorded a season-best time of 4:03.93 at the Arizona State Invitational...participated in the 800-meter and mile distances during the indoor season...ran the 800-meter race in 1:56.11a at the Air Force Invitational...finished the mile in 4:34.54a at the Air Force All-Comers Meet.
HIGH SCHOOL: Falcon High School...two-time Metro League cross country champion...Metro League champion in the 1600- and 800-meter events...also earned the regional championship (Colorado Springs area) title in those two events.
PERSONAL: Full name is Melvin Nicholas White...goes by Nick...nickname is "Blaze"...son of Melvin and Dylia White...father is retired from the Air Force...has three younger siblings, Mercedes, Chris and Andrew...majoring in systems engineering management...future plans include becoming a pilot...served as Assistant Flight Commander...hobbies include running, snowboarding, basketball and videogames...spent the summer camping, running and going to Water World...attended the Academy's Prep School...member of Cadet Squadron 08.