University of Iowa Athletics
Sprints

Paul Chaney, Jr.

Class Fr.
Hometown St. Louis, MO
Previous School University

2009 — Indoor – led team in 60 (6.80) and 200 meters (21.34)… the 60-meter time ranks third and the 200-meter time ranks fourth on Iowa[apos]s all-time best performers list… placed fifth in 200 meters (21.45) and sixth in 60 meters (6.84) at Big Ten Championships… won 60 meters (6.80) at Iowa Invite… Outdoor – anchored team-leading 400-meter relay to fifth-place (40.33) at NCAA Midwest Regional… that relay ran a team-leading and season-best time of 39.94 in the prelims, which ranks third all-time at Iowa… also ran team-leading collegiate-bests in 100 (10.46) and 200 meters (21.04) at regional meet… the 100-meter time ranks 10th all-time at Iowa… placed third in 100 (10.59) and fourth in 200 meters (21.17), and anchored 400-meter relay to third place (40.85) at Big Ten meet… anchored 400-meter relay to Drake Relays title (40.71)… also anchored 800-meter relay to a school-record 1:24.85 at Drake… ran second leg on sprint medley relay that placed second at Drake in 3:20.05, which ranks third in school history… missed the first month of the outdoor season due to spring football practice… Iowa’s Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner… letterwinner.

2008 — Indoor – led team in 60 (6.85) and 200 meters (21.65)… placed eighth in 60 (6.92) and 200 meters (22.07) at Big Ten Championships… Outdoor – redshirted… letterwinner.

2007 — Indoor – led team in 60 (6.89) and 200 meters (21.45)… placed seventh in 200 (21.67) and eighth in 60 meters (6.91) at the Big Ten Championships… Outdoor – qualified for NCAA regional as part of winning 400-meter relay (40.58) at Musco Twilight IX… ran on 400-meter relay that placed eighth (42.53) and earned all-region honors at NCAA regional after running a season-best and team-leading 40.54 in prelims… led team in 200 meters (21.53)… placed fourth in 100 meters (10.62) and sixth in 200 meters (21.53) at Big Ten Championships… rejoined the track team after spring football practice ended on April 21… letterwinner… Football – ranks 10th in the Big Ten in kickoff returns average (18.0) for all games… played in 10 games, catching 19 passes for 210 yards and one touchdown… returned 13 kickoffs for 234 yards, which ranks second on team… returned three punts for 13 yards… letterwinner.

2006 — Football – redshirted at wide receiver.

High School — state champion in 100 (10.52) and 200 meters (21.04)… the 200-meter time tied state record… posted the sixth-fastest 100-meter time in the nation as a junior… runner-up in 200 meters at nationals… lettered three years in track and football and two in basketball… earned three letters in track and two in basketball.

Personal — born June 22, 1987… son of Paul and Susan Chaney… finance major.

Chaney, Jr’s Collegiate Best Times

Event Time Meet  Date
60 Meters (I) 6.80 Iowa Invite 2/20/09
100 Meters (O) 10.46 at NCAA Regional 5/29/09
200 Meters (O) 21.04 at NCAA Regional 5/29/09