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Tichina Rhodes
Tichina  Rhodes


Philadelphia, Pa.

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Track & Field Qualifies 24 for NCAA East Preliminary Round

NCAA East Preliminary Round takes place May28-30 at Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla.


Fatherly Breaks Shot Put School Record at Big Tens

Rachel Fatherly finished second in the shot put with her school record mark of 56-3.25


Gerlach Captures Silver Saturday

Tori Gerlach finished second in the steeplechase behind defending national champion Leah O'Connor


Nittany Lions Win 15 Titles at Kehoe Twilight Meet

Rachel Fatherly, Dynasty McGee won multiple titles Friday


Nittany Lions Close Out Penn Relays With Top-10 Finishes

Ryan Kerr, women's 4x200-meter relay post top-10 Penn State record book performances


On the National Stage... || 2014 Outdoor ||
Qualified for the NCAA East Prelims as a member of the 4x400-meter relay ... Advanced to the NCAA Championships as a member of the 4x400-meter relay that finished fourth at the NCAA East Prelims (3:31.65) ... Was on the fifth-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:31.17) at the NCAA Championships ... The time of 3:31.17 ranks fifth all-time at Penn State ... First team All-American || 2014 Indoor || Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 4x400-meter relay ... A member of the fifth-place 4x400-meter relay team that posted a school record time of 3:33.13 ... First team All-American

At the Big Ten Championships... || 2014 Outdoor || A member of the first-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:33.73) and finished 15th in the 400-meter dash (55.85) ... First team All-Big Ten || 2014 Indoor || A member of the first-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:34.55) ... Placed 21st in the 400-meter dash (57.39) ... A member of the ninth-place distance medley relay team (11:34.83) ... First team All-Big Ten

Around the Track... || 2014 Outdoor || At the season-opening Crimson Tide Invitational, Rhodes was on the winning 4x400-meter relay team (3:37.46), placed 12th in the 400-meter dash (58.34) and 16th in the 200-meter dash with her season-best time of 25.82 ... At the Penn Relays, Rhodes was on the fifth-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:33.10) ... Finished fifth in the 400-meter dash at the Kehoe Twilight Meet with her season-best time of 55.37 || 2014 Indoor || Was on six first-place relay teams during her freshman year ... Made her Blue and White debut at the Penn State Relays as she was apart of two first-place relay finishes (4x400-meter relay-3:43.65 and the DMR-11:44.84) ... Ran a season-best time of 55.79 to finish second in the 400-meter dash at the Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup

Before Penn State... || High School || Enjoyed a sensational weekend at the PIAA State Outdoor Championships as a senior, competing in the 200- and 400-meters, as well as the 100-meter hurdles, individually, to help her Swenson Arts and Technology squad to the 2013 AA Team Title ... Would take top honors in the AA 400 at the state level, in addition to a fifth-place finish in the 200, and victories on the 4x100 and 4x400 ... Was also a double place winner at the 2013 PTFCA Indoor Championships, finishing fifth in both the 400 and the 60-meter hurdles ... Her state meet success extends to 2012, where she garnered runner-up honors in the 300-meter hurdles at the PIAA Outdoor Championships, to go along with a fourth-place standing in the 200 as a junior ... Boasts an outstanding range, with the top time in Pennsylvania in the 500 meters (1:19.49) during the 2013 indoor season ... Also ranked second in Pa. the outdoor 400 in 2013 (54.75) || Personal || Daughter of Jamil and Deneen Mack ... Born March 3, 1995

Rhodes' Personal Bests:

Event Indoor Outdoor
200m *** 24.97
300m *** 42.50
400m 55.79 54.75
500m *** 1:19.49
300mH *** 44.14
400mH *** 1:03.29
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