University of Iowa Athletics
Distance

Sam Chaney

Class Fr.
Hometown Columbus Junction, Iowa
High School Columbus Junction

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[apos]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