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  Joaquin Chapa
Joaquin Chapa

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Portland, OR

High School:
Grant

Event:
Middle Distances

Birthdate:
01/01/1984

Honors:
Two-Time All-American

**Two-Time All-American**

Collegiate Career Bests
800 Meters: 1:49.83
800 Meters: 1:50.89i
1500 Meters: 3:43.22
Mile: 4:03.89i

Stanford: A two-time All-American and accomplished middle distance runner with experience at all distances ... Made an immediate impact to the distance squad and continues to lead the Cardinal as a reliable postseason contender ... Will continue to make significant contributions in 2007.

2006 Track & Field Season: Redshirted the outdoor season ... Indoors, earned All-American honors as a member of the eighth-place distance medley relay at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... Ran a season-best 1:51.2 in the 800 meters at the MPSF Championships to finish fourth.

2005 Track & Field Season (Sophomore): Ran a season-best 1:49.98 in the 800 meters at the Pac-10 Championships ... Gained his first All-American honor as a member of the distance medley relay that finished fourth at the NCAA Indoor Championships ... Competed in the 1,500 meters at the 2005 U.S. Outdoor Championships.

2004 Track & Field Season (Freshman): Finished seventh in the 800 meters at the Pac-10 Championships ... Captured the 800 meter title at the Big Meet in a season-best time of 1:50.4.

High School: A 2003 graduate of Grant High School in Portland, OR ... 2003 Oregon State high school 1,500 meter champion with a time of 3:51.39, the fourth-fastest performance in the nation that year ... Runner-up in the 800 meters at the 2003 Oregon state meet and ran the sixth-fastest time in the nation for the 800 meters in 2003 ... Finished sixth in the 1,500 meters (3:53.9) at the 2003 U.S. Junior National Championships.

Cardinal Catalogue: Political Science major ... Parents are Rudy Chapa and Patricia Eiting ... Father was one of the top distance runners in U.S. history and is the American high school record-holder in the 10,000 meters ... Mother was a long jumper and sprinter at Indiana University ... Named to the 2006 USTFCCCA All-Academic Track & Field Team ... 2005 Pac-10 All-Academic track & field selection ... Also a 2006 Pac-10 All-Academic Second Team choice in track & field ... Named to the 2004 Pac-10 All- Academic cross country team ... Born November 1, 1984.

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