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Sam Chaney
Sam Chaney


Columbus Junction, Iowa

High School:
Columbus Junction


Schrulle Finishes 3rd at NCAA Midwest Regional

Hawkeye women finish 6th, men 13th at NCAA Midwest Regional


Hawkeyes Gear Up for Midwest Regional

The NCAA Midwest Regional begins Friday at 12 p.m.


Hawkeyes Head to Big Ten Championships

The Big Ten Cross Country Championships is set to begin Sunday at 10:45 a.m. (ET).


Hawkeyes Change Directions Following Bye Week

Women head to Wisconsin adidas Invitational, men to Pre-National Invitational.


Beattie Takes Title at Bradley Open

UI cross country teams compete at the Bradley Open.


Iowa Black & Gold Cross Country Invitational

Iowa Black & Gold Invitational Friday, Sept. 13, 2013


Hawkeye Early Bird Invitational

Hawkeye Early Bird Invitational Friday, Aug. 30, 2013

2013 -- Indoor - ran collegiate-best 3,000 meters (8:49.99) at Bill Bergan Invite... placed third in 3,000 meters at Iowa Invite (8:56.42)... Outdoor - placed sixth in 3,000 meters (8:49.62) and 14th in 1,500 meters (4:05.06) at Lee Calhoun Invite... placed ninth in 1,500 meters at Musco Twilight XIV (4:01.97)... Cross Country - competed in all six races... placed third at Hawkeye Early Bird Invite (12:43.61-4,000 meters) and Black & Gold Invite (18:53.69-6,000 meters)... posted collegiate-best 10,000 meters (33:06.74) at NCAA Midwest Regional... best 8,000-meter time was 25:53.95 at Pre-National Invite... letterwinner.

2012 -- Indoor - placed ninth in mile at New Year's Classic (4:33.98) and 15th at Iowa Invite (4:34.48)... ran 3,000 meters at ISU Qualifier (9:06.14) and Iowa State Classic (9:16.42)... Outdoor - placed fifth in 5,000 meters at Tom Botts Invite with a collegiate-best 15:44.85... ran season-best 1,500 meters (4:03.83) at Musco Twilight XIII... Cross Country - ran season bests in 6,000 meters at Early Bird Invite (18:53-3rd), 8,000 meters at Bradley Open (25:34-8th) and 10,000 meters at NCAA Midwest Regional (34:00-150th)... letterwinner.

2011 -- Indoor - ran collegiate bests in 800 meters (2:02.58) at Illinois Open, 1,200 meters (3:15.18) at Iowa Invite and mile (4:31.12) at Iowa Open... Outdoor - did not compete... Cross Country - ran season-best 8,000 meters (27:38) at Iowa Invite.

High School -- two-time conference and district champion... five-time state qualifier... four-time all-conference in cross country, earning three all-conference and all-district honors in track... three-time team MVP in track and two-time in cross country... set school record in indoor and outdoor mile (4:28; 4:24)... National Honor Society member... coached by Mike Jay.

Personal -- born May 21, 1992... son of Mike and Jacque Chaney... leisure studies major.

Chaney's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
800 Meters (I) 2:02.58 at Illinois Open 1/8/11
1,200 Meters (I) 3:15.18 Iowa Invite 2/18/11
1,500 Meters (O) 4:01.97 Musco Twilight XIII 4/20/13
Mile (I) 4:31.12 Iowa Open 1/15/11
3,000 Meters (I) 8:49.99 at Bill Bergan Invitational 1/16/13
3,000 Meters (O) 8:49.62 at Lee Calhoun Invitational 4/13/13
4,000 Meters (CC) 12:43.61 Hawkeye Early Bird Invitational 8/30/13
5,000 Meters (O) 15:44.85 at Tom Botts Invitational 4/14/12
6,000 Meters (CC) 18:53 at Early Bird Invitational 8/31/12
8,000 Meters (CC) 25:34 at Bradley Open 9/7/12
10,000 Meters (CC) 33:06.74 at NCAA Midwest Regional 11/15/13

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