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Rob Dettmann
Rob Dettmann
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Taft School

Why I chose Colby: "Great people, great student-professor relations, awesome education."

Summer Internship/Work Experience: During the summer of 2019, Rob worked at the Columbia Medical Center in New York City in the clinical microbiology lab and contributed to a research project focusing on Burkholderia cepacia complex species.

Major: Biochemistry

Plans After Colby: "Become a physician."


2018 season highlights: Dettmann finished 42nd in the Maine State Championships and 94th in the NESCAC meet this season. He was on the NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team.

2017 season highlights: Rob placed 15th in the first-year/sophomore race against Bates. He also was 44th and fourth among Colby runners at the Bowdoin Invitational. Rob, who was on the NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team, also competed at the NESCAC meet.

2016 season highlights: Dettmann finished 12th at the Bates first-year/sophomore race and 53rd at the Maine State Championships.