2020 - 2021 LOUISIANA
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
DYLLON
NIMMERS
DISTANCE RUNNER
RUSTON HS
RUSTON, LOUISIANA
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-8
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
1ST - 15:17.20
LHSAA CLASS 5A STATE XC CHAMPIONSHIPS
1ST
2020 LHSAA ALL-STATE (600 METER)
“Dyllon has more range than any runner I’ve seen in the last 15 years. He could win a state title in any event from 400 meters to 5K. More impressive than his talent is his humility. In victory or defeat, he always shows kindness to his fellow runners, cheering on his teammates and congratulating the opposing runners on their times. He is always willing to give younger runners advice, regardless of the team they compete for. Throughout all of his accomplishments, he has never stopped working to be a better athlete and a better person.”
Kent Falting
Head Coach - Parkway High head coach

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-8-inch, 130-pound senior distance talent broke the tape at the LHSAA Class 5A State XC Championships this past season with a time of 15:17.20 over the three-mile course—the fastest all-class clocking of the day—leading the Bearcats to fourth place as a team. A 2020 LHSAA All-State selection, Nimmers went 6-0 at the three-mile distance last fall and also clocked the state’s fastest 2020 boys races at two distances with personal-best performances over three miles (15:12.91) and 5K (15:48.00). In addition, he won individual district and regional titles, anchoring Ruston’s team titles in both those races. This past winter, he added a Division 1 state title in the 800-meter run on the indoor track.

Academic Achievement


Nimmers has maintained a 3.33 weighted GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to run on scholarship at Louisiana State University this fall.

Exemplary Character


Nimmers has volunteered on behalf of the Christopher Youth Center for runaway and homeless youth throughout the past decade, providing assistance with yard work, painting and a variety of community service projects, including organizational fundraisers.