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Chase Gardner
Chase Gardner
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Seven Hills


  • All-Region after placing 18th at the NCAA Midwest Regional in 25:14
  • Second Team All-UAA
  • Placed ninth at the UAA Championship with a time of 25:12.07
  • UAA All-Academic Team


  • All-Region selection after placing 33rd in a time of 25:33.7 at the the NCAA Midwest Regional (8K)
  • Took 3rd at the St. Francis Invite with a 5K time of 15:49.7
  • Took 69th at the Loyola Lakefront Invite with an 8K time of 25:30.9
  • Ran an 8K time of 25:44 at the NCAA Championship
  • UAA All-Academic Team
  • USTFCCCA All-Academic


  • Placed 13th in 15:52.3 at the St. Francis Invite (5K)
  • Took 25th place in 26:11.5 at the Midwest Intercollegiates (8K)
  • Ran a time of 25:20.5 at the NCAA Midwest Regional (8K)
  • Placed 31st in a time of 26:43.0 at the Wisconsin-Parkside Invite (8K)


  • Major: Environmental and Urban Studies
  • UChicago activities: Section Editor for The Gate Phoenix Sustainability Initiative Member
  • Dean's List
  • Participated in four years of cross country, three years of track & field and one year of baseball in high school
  • Top times: cross country 5k (16:17), 1600 meters (4:32), 3200 meters (9:58)
  • D-III XC State Qualifier (2015-16), Miami Valley Conference XC Most Valuable Runner (2015-16), MVC 1600m Champion (2017), MVC 3200m Champion (2017), MVC Baseball Honorable Mention (2014)
  • MVC All-Academic Award (2013-17)
  • Cum Laude Society, Hauck Scholarship, National Merit Finalist
  • Rhythm guitarist in school contemporary ensemble, amateur filmmaker and reviewer, Sustainability Initiative, Latin Club, Vintage Gaming Club