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    Robert Rhodes
    Robert Rhodes
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Brooklyn, N.Y.

    High School:
    Boys and Girls High School

    Event:
    Mid-Distance

    ELIGIBILITY (IN/OUT):
    SO/SO

    06/24/2014

    2014 Season in Review

    Huskies Claim First-Ever American Athletic Conference Title

    06/10/2014

    Masington Ready to Compete in First NCAA Championship

    Senior Discus Thrower Prepares for Oregon

    05/31/2014

    Eric Masington Advances to NCAA Championship

    Senior thrower earns trip to Oregon in the discus throw

    05/22/2014

    Men's Track & Field Sends Five to NCAA East Regional

    Student-Athletes Will Compete May 29-31 in Jacksonville, Fla.

    05/18/2014

    Men's Track and Field Takes Second Place at IC4A Championship

    Second Consecutive Second Place Finish For UConn Men

    2013-14 Outdoor (Sophomore)

    • Won the 400m dash at the UConn Challenge with a time of 47.81...Ran the anchor leg of his team's 4x400m relay, resulting in a first place finish with a final time of 3:17.08.
    • Won the 800m run with a time of 1:51.06 in the Specs Town Invitational.
    • Captured third place in the 800m run in the American Athletic Conference Championship, crossing the finish line at 1:51.95...Also finished third in 4x400m relay after running anchor leg (3:11.33).
    • Competed in preliminary round of NCAA East Regional for the 800m run in Jacksonville, Fla.

    2013-14 Indoor (Sophomore)

    • Set the school record in the 500m run to capture the individual title at the IC4A Championship with a time of 1:02.02.
    • Finished in fourth place in the 800m run at the American Athletic Conference Championship after clocking 1:52.88.
    • Won the 600m run (1:17.36) and helped the distance medley relay team win first place at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup (9:54.20)... also ran the anchor leg of the 4x400m relay team that earned second place in 3:10.52.

    2012-13 Outdoor (Freshman)

    • Ran the third leg of the 4x400m relay where UConn captured fourth (7:36.60) at the BIG EAST Championships.

    Before UConn: Attended the Boys and Girls High School in Brooklyn, New York... All-City, All-American and All-State... Captain and team MVP... Team won the National Championships... Salutatorian of high school and member of the National Honors Society.

    Personal: A major in civil engineering.