South Carolina ranks second among SEC on this list
2011: Indoors, competed in the 3000m and 5000m ... ran 10:17.09 to take seventh in the 3000m at the Tiger Paw Invitational ... ran a top time of 17:57.81 in the 5000m at the New Balance Collegiate ... outdoors, competed once in the 5000m with a time of 18:37 at the Spec Towns Invitational.
2010: Indoors, ran in the 3000m with at top time of 10:58.83 at the Gamecock Invitational ... outdoors, ran a top time of 18:32.08 in the 5000m at the Spec Towns Invitational.
2009: Outdoors, competed in the 1500m ... opened the season at the Shamrock Invitational ... ran a season best 5:04.48 to claim 18th at the Weems Baskin Invite ... ran the 5000m at the State USATF Meet, taking second at 19:15.00.
HIGH SCHOOL: Was an eight-letter varsity athlete, competing in swimming (2004-05), cross country (2006-07) and track (2004-07) ... member of league and regional championship teams two consecutive years ... two-time state qualifier and was on the cross country state championship team in 2006 ... placed seventh individually for Cross Country Academic All-State in 2007 and was a three-time state qualifier on the 4x800m relay team ... awarded the Cross Country Coach's Award her senior year and was a DECA State Qualifier ... member of the National Honor Society and the National German Honor Society ... graduated as Valedictorian.
PERSONAL: Nicole Rheinlander is pursuing a degree in international business and finance ... parents are Fred and Lois Rheinlander ... is a world traveler, having traveled throughout North America, Europe and Thailand ... participated in a month-long student exchange program in Bad Neustadt, Germany.