Nikita Khromets
Nikita Khromets
Year: SO
Hometown: Woodland Hills, CA
High School: El Camino Real Charter HS

2018 (Cross Country)
Competed in all six races as a sophomore for the Kingsmen, crossing the line as a top-two team finisher in every meet for Cal Lutheran and first in five… Recorded his course-best on all but one course this season, including a new lifetime personal record… Notched his career PR at the NCAA Division III West Regionals, crossing the line at 26:29.4… Also marked course-bests at the Mark Covert Classic (27:14.3), UC Riverside Invitational (27:29.3), Pomona Pitzer Invitational (26:57.5) and SCIAC Championships (27:56.2)... Broke the 27-minute mark in the 6K for the first time in his career at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational and not only became one just six Kingsmen to ever break the mark, but also the sixth fastest man in Cal Lutheran history on the course.

2018 (Track & Field)
Competed in the 1500m, 3000m, 5000m and 400m hurdles during his first season as a Kingsmen...recorded season bests of 4:30.18 in the 1500m, 9:27.72 in the 3000m, 16:21.48 in the 5000m and 1:07.43 in the 400m hurdles...inducted into the CLU Scholar-Athlete Society for the first time. 

2017 (Cross Country)
Raced in six meets for the Kingsmen as a freshman… Finished top three among his teammates in four of his six races… Fastest freshman for the Kingsmen on the NCAA West Region Course… Recorded his best finish at the NCAA DIII West Regional Championships (51st) with a time of 27:18.2, finishing second amongst the team… Shaved nearly two minutes off his season-opening time of 29:07.5 from the Mark Covert Classic... inducted into the CLU Scholar-Athlete Society for the first time. 

El Camino Real Charter High School
Graduated in 2017…ran cross country and participated in track and field for two years for the Conquistadors…became LA City Champions in 2016…finished 12th in the California State Finals.

Personal
Full name: Nikita Khromets…born on Oct. 16, 1999 in Woodland Hills, Calif…parents are Lali and Pavel…has a pet dog named Eva…majoring in mathematics.