Chase Miller
Chase Miller

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wilkesboro, N.C.

High School:
Wilkes Central

Position:
Distance


2012-13 Track & Field: Participated in the indoor mile run, 3,000-meter run and distance medley relay...Recorded a season-best time of 4:23.68 at the C-USA Indoor Championships in the mile run for a 12th-place finish...Ran in one 3,000-meter event at the Virginia Tech Invite and registered a time of 9:05.09...Was part of a distance medley relay squad that placed sixth at the C-USA Indoor Championships with a time of 10:22.91...Competed unattached in the outdoor mile run at the Joe Hilton Invitational where he recorded a career-best time of 4:23.76 to finish in the top-25.

2012-13 Cross Country: Competed in seven meet for the Pirates...Had the team's best 5K time on the campaign and the second-best 8K time...Placed fifth in the 5K Seahawk Invitational (16:03.18)...Ran his and the team's best 5K time of the season and improved 33 seconds in finishing 15th at the 5K Adidas XC Invitational (15:30.3)...Finished as the runner-up in the 5K ECU Pirate Invitational (15:43.44)...Ran a 25:53.29 in the 8K gold race at the Charlotte Cross Country Invitational to rank 52nd...Sported a 26:33.1 to finish 182nd at the 8K NCAA Pre-Nationals...Checked in 34th with a time of 26:15.2 at the 8K Conference USA Championship...In the final event of the year, ran the 5K at the Three-Stripe Invitational in 16:26, good for a 25th-place finish.

2011-12 Track & Field: Did not compete in any Indoor events...Participated in the men's Outdoor 800-meter run, 1,500-meter run, 3,000-meter steeplechase and 5,000-meter run...Ran in one 800-meter event and posted a time of 1:59.83...Recorded a season-best time of 4:01.18 in the 1,500-meter run at Florida...Earned a fourth-place finish in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Quad Meet with a time of 9:51.17...Notched a career-best time of 9:41.26 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the C-USA Outdoor Championships for a 12th-place finish...Recorded a time of 15:21.77 in the C-USA Outdoor Championships in the 5,000-meter run to finish in the top 20.

2011-12 Cross Country: Redshirted.

2010-11 Track & Field: Appeared in four outdoor events between the 800 and 1,500-meter run...Finished seventh at the Quad Meet in the 1,500...Ran the 800-meter and mile events during the indoor campaign.

2010-11 Cross Country: Selected as the team's top freshman after participating in all seven meets...Opened collegiate career with 21:29.79 performance at the 6,400-meter Covered Bridge Open to take 78th place...In season's only 5K, finished in 16:57.1 and 32nd place at the Wolfpack Invitational...Turned in highest finish, seventh, at the ECU Pirate Invitational with a time of 28:04.23 at the 8K home meet...Turned in nearly identical times in the following two 8K events with a 26:30.32 mark at the Greater Louisville Classic (253rd place) and a 26:35.45 (63rd place) showing at the Panorama Farms Invitational...Season-best 8K of 25:35 was at the Conference USA Championship, good for 33rd place...Came in 184th at first NCAA Southeast Regional with a time of 34:54.49 at the 10K event.

High School: Cross Country: Won the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 2A State Championship as a senior with a time of 16:35.93 in the 5K...Beat the second-place finisher at the state meet by more than 11 seconds...Also claimed the 2A Midwest Regional title in final campaign...First Team All-Mountain Valley Conference selection and league's runner-of-the-year as a senior...Team captain and an all-state selection as a junior and senior...Track and Field: Final two seasons, claimed the 2A regional and state championships in the 1,600 and 3,200-meter events...As a senior, won the 1,600 with a personal-best time of 4:28.28...First Team All-Mountain Valley selection as a senior...During sophomore year, placed eighth in the 3,200 meters at the state meet and second at the regional...Captained squad final two seasons...Other: Also played basketball, earning three letters...Named Mr. Wilkes Central and was voted the school's most athletic and the athlete-of-the-year.

Personal: Born Austin Chase Miller...Son of Terrell and Sherry Miller...Majoring in exercise physiology...Nickname is Chester...National Honor Society and Key Club member...Hobbies include Jet Skiing and mountain biking.