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Rohann Asfaw

Cross Country/Distance
Position
Junior
Class
Rockville, Md.
Hometown
Richard Montgomery
High School

All-ACC
2020 Indoor:
3000m (second team)

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2020 Outdoor
• Season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2019-20 Indoor 
• Finished fourth in the 3000m at the ACC Championships, earning all ACC honors
• Ran a career-best time of 8:05.85 in the 3000m at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational
• Finished third in the mile at the Navy Invitational with a career-best time of 4:08.66

2019 Cross Country 
• Won the Cavalier Classic, opening the season with a 5k time of 24:25.9
• Named ACC Performer of the Week for performance at the Cavalier Classic
• Recorded a career-best 8k time of 24:19.7 at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational
• Finished top-10 at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational, placing ninth overall
• Was the fourth Cavalier to cross the finish line at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational and Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational

2019 Outdoor 
• Finished 16th at the ACC Championships in the 5000m
• Placed fourth in the 5000m at the Virginia Grand Prix
• Recorded a season-best time of 3:55.65 in the 1500m at the Virginia Challenge and a season-best time of 14:12.57 in the 5000m at the Raleigh Relays

2019 Indoor 
• Finished 20th in the 5000m and 25th in the 3000m at the ACC Championships
• Ran a season-best in the mile at the Nittany Lion Challenge, recording a time of 4;14.53  for 10th place
• Captured a season-best time of 8:13.81 in 3000m at the Dr. Sander Columbia Challenge to place 10th

2018 Cross Country 
• Finished 39th at the NCAA Southeast Regional Cross Country Championships, running a time of 31:02.5 and finish the race as the team’s fifth scoring runner
• Placed 52nd at the ACC Championships with an 8k time of 24:47.6
• Finished 22nd at the Pen State National open, helping the Cavaliers finish first in the meet.

2018 Outdoor 

• Did not compete

2018 Indoor 

• Did not compete

2017 Cross Country

• Did not compete

Background
• Was the 2016 Maryland Cross Country 4A State Champion
• Named a 2016 NXN cross country qualifier and a 2016 all-Met Cross country Athlete of the Year
• Was a 2016 New Balance National Indoor Emerging Elite 2-mile champion and record holder
• Earned the 2017 3200m Maryland 4A indoor state champion
• Finished third in the 2017 Penn Relays Boys 3k
• Recorded the 2016 Maryland 4A outdoor state championship in the 1600m and the 3200m and the 2017 outdoor title in the 3200m

Personal
• Son of Thewedros Asfaw and Cynthia Lake-Asfaw
• Has a brother, Ruhay, and a sister, Rachelle