Che Chavez
Che Chavez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brooklyn, New York

High School:
Poly Prep H.S.

Height:
6-3

Event:
Sprints

Experience:
2L


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Two-time All-American

2008
Earned All-America honors in the men's 4x400 at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville ... The men's 4x400 relay blazed to a runner-up performance to lead the TCU men to a 12th-place finish overall at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships .. Earned runner-up honors by clocking a season best time of 3:06.19 seconds ... The quartet just missed being crowned National Champions as Baylor won the event by posting a time of 3:05.66 ... Collected all-conference honors after running a personal-best time of 46.87 seconds at the MWC Championships to place second overall ... The senior had a solid outdoor season in which he placed second at the Horned Frog Invite with a regional time of 46.80 seconds ... Also, posted all-conference honors in the 400 meters during the outdoor season by placing third overall at the MWC Outdoor Championships in the event ... Was part of the 4x400 unit that crossed the finish line in 3:07.83 to capture the 4x400 title at the Penn Relays ... The unit collected TCU's first title since 2000 and only the second 4x400 title in TCU's prestigious history at the Penn Relays ... Competed at the NCAA Championships in the men's 4x400 ... Was also part of the men's 4x400 unit that crossed the finish line in fourth-place at the Texas Relays with a seasonal-best time of 3:04.78.

2007
Redshirted during the indoor season ... Competed in five meets during the outdoor season ... Member of 4x400 relay team that finished first with a regional qualifying mark of 309.66 at the TCU Invitational ... Had top time of 47.62 in the 400 meters at the UTA Invitational ... Placed third in 400 at North Texas Classic with a time of 3:09.66 ... Helped 4x200 team finish fourth in prelims with a time of 1:23.61 at the Penn Relays.

2006
Returning All-American from 4x400 relay team that placed second at the NCAA Championships with a time of 3:02.12 ... Named All-MWC Outdoor team in 400 meters for second-place finish with a time of 46.81 ... Part of the 4x400 relay team that won the MWC Indoor title with a time of 3:08.19 ... Member of distance medley relay team that placed second at MWC Indoor Championships with a time of 10:02.91 ... Placed fourth in the 400 meters at the MWC Indoor Championships with a time of 48.03 ... Won the 200 meters at North Texas Classic with a time of 20.95 ... Placed fourth in 200 meters at MWC Outdoor Championships with a time of 20.93 ... Finished third in 400 meters at Bobby Lane UTA Invitational with a time of 47.19 ... Member of 4x200 relay team that placed second at Texas Relays with a time of ... Part of 4x400 relay team that won the North Texas Classic with a meet-record time of 3:06.98 ... Member of 4x400 relay team that finished second at Penn Relays with a time of 3:05.45.

2005
Competed in the 400 and 4x400 relay during the indoor season ... best 400 time was 48.10 at the Wes Kittley 6-Way Meet on January 22 ... earned a runner-up finish at the Conference USA Indoor Championships with a time of 48.34 ... ran the anchor on the 4x4 unit that finished second at the C-USA indoor meet ... did not compete during the outdoor season.

2004
Competed in the open quarter mile and in the 4x400 meter relay during the indoor season ... best 400 time was 48.53 at the Southwest Classic on February 7 ... ran the third leg on the Frogs' 4x4 unit ... helped the quartet to a second place finish at the Conference USA indoor meet and an eighth place finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships, earning an all-America certificate ... competed in the 200, 400 and 4x4 during the outdoor season ... best times were 21.04 in the 200 at the TCU Invitational and 46.75 in winning the 400 at the Dr Pepper Invitational in Waco ... placed sixth at the C-USA meet in 200 with a time of 21.30 and finished fourth in the 400 with a time of 46.77 ... also ran the leadoff leg on the conference champion 4x4 relay, which turned in a time of 3:08.43 ... earned a trip to the Midwest Regional where he competed in the 400... placed seventh with a time of 47.17.

High School
Graduated from Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, New York in 2003 ... lettered seven times in track & field, twice in football and once in cross country ... garnered six all-America certificates during his prep career, competing in relays, 200 meters and high jump ... coached by Bart Mornoney ... established 15 school records, including the 200, 300, 400, 600 and high jump during the indoor season and 200, 400, high jump and several relays during the outdoor season ... four-time team MVP - 2001 and 2003 outdoor track, 2002 cross country and 2003 indoor track.

Personal
Mother's name is Cynthia ... pursuing a degree communication studies.


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