Miki Rae
Miki Rae
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Capitol Heights, Md.
High School: St. Albans School

Returning letterwinner who is one of the harriers capable of closing the gap between the Scots’ top three and the rest of the team, per the staff.

2018 Outdoor: Logged a pair of runner-up finishes on the season, first in the 10,000 meters (34:28.54) at the Bob Kahn Invitational (April 7), and then in the 5000 meters (15:53.91) at the Kenyon Spring Invitational (April 21) … Both runner-up times marked new career-bests.

2018 Indoor: Made three starts in the 3000 meters, with top time (9:16.31) coming at the NCAC Championships (March 2-3) … Placed fourth in the event at the Fighting Scots Invitational (Jan. 27) at 9:32.65.

2017 Cross Country: Earned a spot on the regional squad (Nov. 11) and responded with a 28:05.4, nearly the exact time turned in two weeks prior at the NCAC Championships (Oct. 28) … Seventh Scot to cross at the league meet with time of 28:05.1 … In fact, had three championship-length finishes within two seconds of each other on the year, with a 28:06.8 at the Jenna Strong Invitational (Oct. 13) kick-starting the efforts.

2017 Outdoor: Clocked in a season-best 4:19.95 in the 1500 meters at the Denison Big Red Invitational (April 28) … Closed the season with a 4:22.60 at the NCAC Championships (May 6) in the 1500 prelims … Placed third in the 1500 at the Bob Kahn Invite (April 8) with a clip of 4:28.41 … Followed that up with a seventh-place time (4:22.84) at the Kenyon Spring Invite (April 22).

2017 Indoor: Logged five appearances including one victory as part of two top-eight finishes … Finished 13th in the 3K (9:25.27) at the NCAC Championships (March 4) … Won the 3K with a clip of 9:46.98 at the Fighting Scots Invitational (Jan. 28).

2016 Cross Country: Made seven appearances on the year, marked by an 8000 meters best time of 28:31.9 at the #JennaStrong Invite (Oct. 14) … Top 10 team finish in all four championship-length courses … Fifth Scot to cross at All-Ohio Championships (Sept. 30) with a 30:24.5.

Prior to Wooster: Part of conference championship-winning cross country team each of his four years under Jim Ehrenhaft at St. Albans School … Part of the two conference champion track & field teams, running primarily the mile and two-mile.

Personal: Born August 6, 1998 … Son of Sehin Degefu … Majoring in political science with minors in sociology and Spanish.