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Duke Track & Field BIO
Robert Rohner
Player Profile:
Robert Rohner 917886
Position: Multi-Events
Height: 6'4"
Year: Graduate
Hometown: Sumter, S.C.
High School: Wilson Hall

Honors: Outdoor School Record Holder (4x400 - 2015)...ACC Outdoor Champion (Decathlon - 2014)...ACC Indoor Champion (Heptathlon - 2016)...Indoor All-ACC (1st - heptathlon)...Outdoor All-ACC (Decathalon - 2014, 2015)...Indoor All-ACC Academic (2014)...Outdoor All-ACC Academic (2014, 2015)...NCAA East First Round Participant (100m - 2014)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

2016-17: Competed in seven events during the indoor campaign…Set a new personal best in the 60m hurdles as he ran a 8.85 at the Hokie Invite (1/20)…Competed in 26 events during the outdoor season…Ran a season-best 22.21 in the 200m at the Battle of the Blues (4/1) and 49.22 in the 400m at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/14)…Clocked a personal best 15.67 in the 110m hurdles and cleared a personal best 6-2.75 (1.90) in the high jump and 23-7.25 (7.19) in the long jump at the Mt. Sac Relays (4/13)…Set a new personal best in the pole vault, clearing 14-5.25 (4.40) at the Duke Invite (4/22)…Threw a personal best 44-9.00 (13.64) in the shot put and 182-11 (55.75) in the javelin throw at the ACC Outdoor Championships (5/14) as well as 144-8 (44.10) in the discus throw at the Mt. Sac Relays…Earned the third highest points in the Duke history in the decathlon with 7,423 at the Mt. Sac Relays...Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll. 

2015-16: Participated in six competitions during the indoor season…ran the second leg at the Armory Invitational (2/6) and claimed third  in the 4x200 relay with a combined time of 1:27.43, earning the top spot in Duke history with teammates Brett Bofinger, Matt Rodio and Chaz Hawkins…placed first in the heptathlon at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/26) with 5,477 points, the third-best in Duke history…earned high honors at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/25), earning first hep. with a time of 6.96 in the 60 meters…claimed first in the long jump with a mark of 23-2.00 (7.06)…placing second hep. in both the 1,000 meters  and shot put with a time of 2:43.21 and 43-4.35 (13.21) distance…did not compete during the 2016 outdoor season…named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the third time. 

2014-15: Outdoors, garnered second team All-ACC honors after placing fifth in the decathlon at the ACC Championships (5/15) with a score of 7,070…logged a point total of 6,399 at the Mt. Sac Relays (4/16) to finish 16th overall…ran the second leg of Duke’s 4x400 at the ACC Championships (5/16), taking fifth and setting the school record with a combined time of 3:09.21…anchored the 4x400 unit that clocked a 3:17.46 to take second at the VertKlasse Meeting (4/4)…did not compete during the 2015 indoor season…named to the All-ACC Academic Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Team for the second time. 

2013-14: Indoors, placed fifth at the ACC Indoor Championships (3/1) in the heptathlon after amassing 5,299 points, the third-highest point total in Duke history...showcased his 60m speed by running 6.87, the fourth-fastest time in Duke history, to open the heptathlon at the ACC Championships (2/27)…member of the fifth-fastest 4x400 relay in school history, leading off at the Virginia Tech Invitational (1/18) and placing fifth in a time of 3:16.97…also acted as lead off for the fifth-place finishing 4x400 at the ACC Championship (3/1), running a converted time of 3:15.55…surpassed the six-foot mark in the high jump, posting a clearance of 6-5.00 (1.96) at the ACC Championship in the heptathlon (2/27)…set additional personal-best marks in the long jump (22-4.50 (6.82)) and the shot put (42-11.75 (13.10))…Outdoors, won the decathlon at the ACC Outdoor Championships (4/17) after accumulating 7,277 points, the third-highest point total in Duke history…member of the 11th-place finishing 4x200 that ran a school-record time of 1:25.07 at the Penn Relays (4/25)…anchored the first-place finishing 4x400 that set a school-record of 3:11.74 at the VertKlasse Meeting (4/5)…ran the third-fastest time in Duke history at 100m, clocking a time of 10.45 at the Texas Relays (3/26)…also ran personal best in the open 400, clocking a time of 48.62 at the ACC Championships…named to both the Indoor and Outdoor All-ACC Academic Team.

2012-13: Indoors, completed his first multievent competition at the ACC Indoor Championships, finishing seventh overall with 4,814 points…ranks fifth on Duke’s all-time list in the event…Duke’s top performer in the 60 meter with a time of 6.98 at the ACC Indoor Championships…also excelled in the jumps, earning his season best mark of 21-8.0 (6.60) at the Virginia Tech Challenge…Outdoors, completed his first decathlon at the ACC Outdoor Championships with an 8th place finish after scoring 4,750 points with an injury throughout the second day…earned a personal best point total of 6,839 in the event to finish fourth in the Virginia Challenge…once again excelled in the sprints, clocking a season-best 10.78 in the 100 and 48.82 in the 400 at the ACC Outdoor Championships.

Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner in track and field at Wilson Hall...three -time all-state selection in track and field (2010, 2011, 2012)...two-time male athlete of the year (2011 and 2012)...three-year letterwinner on the basketball team and lettered two years with the football team...earned all-state honors in basketball during the 2012 season...named 2012 basketball team MVP and the 2012 Most Valuable Defensive Back in football...member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Oct. 13, 1993...son of Mark Rohner and Marcy Gibbons...has two sisters, Amber Ford and Hannah Grace Gibbons.

Indoor PRs
60m - 6.87 (2/27/2014)
1,000m- 2:43.21 (2/26/2016)
60mH- 8.85 (1/20/2017)
4x200- 1:27.43* (2/6/2016)
4x400- 3:15.53 [3] (2/6/2016)
High Jump- 6-6.00 (1.98) (2/25/2016)
Long Jump- 23-2.00 (7.06) (2/25/2016)
Pole Vault- 14-1.25 (4.30) (2/19/2016)
Shot Put- 45-9.00 (13.94) (1/15/2016)
Heptathlon-5,477 [3] (2/26/2016)

Outdoor PRs
100m- 10.45 [3] (3/26/2014)
200m- 21.87 (High School)
400m- 47.97 (High School)
1,500m- 4:34.51 (4/27/2014)
110mH- 15.67 (4/13/2017)
High Jump- 6-2.75 (1.90) (4/13/2017)
Pole Vault- 14-5.25 (4.40) (4/22/2017)
Long Jump- 23-7.75 (7.19) (4/13/2017)
Shot Put- 44-9.00 (13.64) (5/14/2017)
Discus Throw- 144-8 (44.10) (4/13/2017)
Javelin Throw- 182-11 (55.75) (5/14/2017)
Decathlon- 7,423 [3] (4/13/2017)

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