Sydney Rhodes
Sydney Rhodes
Height: 5-5
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Gilbert, Ariz.
High School: Highland HS
Major: Journalism

As a Sophomore: Earned All-Sunshine State Conference Second team selections... SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll... Finished sixth place in Florida Tech 5k with a time of 16:12.62... Earned 12th place in Florida 5k with a time of 18:33.39...Earned 14th place in SSC 8k with a time of  23:09.90.

As a Freshman: SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll...Earned 10th place at the Valdosta State 5K with a time of 19:29.9... Earned 2nd place at the Florida State 5K with a time of 19:18.1... Finished top 5 among Spartans at the Mountain Dew 5K, Queens 5K, and the South Florida 5K... Ran the SSC 6K in 24:21.33 finishing in 20th place... Finished the NCAA Regional 6K with a time of 23:27.99.

High School: Graduated from Highland High School, where she ran for coach Dave Montgomery...Received eight letters...Was a two-time team captain...Registered top times in cross country in the 3 mile (18.17.3) and 5K (18.25.8)...Also had top track times in 800 (2:29.16) , 4x800 Relay (10:02.92), 1,600 (5:17.24) and 3,200 (11:35.24)...Two-year cross country team MVP, cross country most improved runner, four-time cross country state qualifier, two-year track distance MVP, two-time track state qualifier and East Valley All-Tribune Runner...Finished in 13th place at cross country finisher in Arizona Division I...Helped team to a close third place at Arizona's Division I State Championships. 

Personal: Volunteered with kindergarten class at Town Elementary School...Also participated at Highland High School Blood Drives and served as a Community Make-A-Wish Fundraising Organizer...Recipient of community service award...Journalism major, film and media arts minor...Daughter of Paul Rhodes and Rhonda Spencer...Has three siblings, Tanner Rhodes, Riley Rhodes and Maclyn Spencer...Mother swam at Fresno State University...Born in Monterey Bay, Calif...Birthdate: 4/14/1999.