Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Oakwood, Ohio
High School: Oakwood
Major: Global Studies


Honors & Awards

  • One Letter (2018)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2019)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2017, 2018; Spring 2018)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2018, 2019)

2018-19 (Outlook)
Mira Rhodes will strive for improvement in the butterfly and individual medley events after a solid freshman season for the Huskers. The sophomore from Ohio cut her times throughout her first season at Nebraska, and could expect greater gains in 2018-19. She also started strong in the classroom, earning spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in her first two semesters.

2017-18 (Freshman)
Rhodes made her Husker debut in 2017-18, competing in eight events as a freshman. She swam to three personal bests, including two at the 2018 Big Ten Championships. At the conference meet, Rhodes notched her best finish (48th) in the 200 fly, while also setting career bests in the 100 fly (59.40) and in the 200 IM (2:12.32). Her third personal best came at the 2017 Mizzou Invite after racing to a time of 2:10.02 in the 200 fly. Rhodes also starred in the classroom, earning spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters of 2017-18. She earned a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

Rhodes swam for Oakwood High School in Ohio under Coach Jen Jervis (2014) and Trevor Tilly (2015-16). Rhodes aided in Oakwood’s back-to-back SouthWest Ohio District Championship victory in 2014 and 2015. In 2016, Oakwood earned a runner-up finish. In 2014, she earned spots on Southwestern Buckeye League first and second team. Rhodes was a finalist at the Ohio High School Swimming Championships for three consecutive years. She was named the Principal Scholar-Athlete, made the honor roll and graduated with honors. Rhodes also competed for Coach Kevin Weldon of Dayton Raider Swim Club. Rhodes aided the team in earning a Silver Medal Team award as well as being a national team member. She was a club teammate of 2018-19 Husker freshman Maggie Berning with the Dayton Raiders.

The daughter of Terri and Dusty Rhodes, Mira was born July 20, 1998, in Oakwood, Ohio. She has one sister, Annie, and two brothers, Micah and Taylor. A global studies major, Mira earned academic All-Big Ten honors in 2019. She is a three-time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selection. She was a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2018 and 2019. She chose Nebraska over Denison University, Wyoming, Colorado State and Kansas.

Career-Best Times

Event  Times Meet (Date)
100 Fly 59.40 Big Ten Championships (2018)
200 Fly 2:06.88 Hawkeye Invite (2018)
200 IM 2:12.32 Big Ten Championships (2018)
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