SOUTH CAROLINA CROSS COUNTRY: In 2011, was a top five runner for the Gamecocks as a senior ... ran top times of 18:25 in the 5K and 23:06 in the 6K ... hit her PR in the 5K at the Charlotte Invitational ... was the fourth Gamecock to cross at the SEC Championship with a time of 23:13 to place 79th ... was the third Gamecock finisher at the NCAA Southeast Regional at 23:06 to place 153rd ... in 2010, was a top five runner with top times of 18:40 in the 5K and 23:05 in the 6K, placing 70th overall at the SEC Championship ... was Carolina's fifth finisher at the NCAA Southeast Region meet ... in 2009, placed 87th at the SEC Championship and was the seventh USC finisher at the NCAA Southeast Regional ... top 5K time of 19:36 ... in 2008, was a top seven runner as a freshman, getting 79th at SEC's and 193rd at NCAA Regionals.
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.