Events: 400M (IN: 54.37; OUT: 53.52), 60H (8.33), 100H (13.20), 400H (56.27)
Emerged as one of the NCAA leading performers in the 400-meter hurdles while earning All-America honors in the event for the first time in her collegiate career … Scored four points for the Lady Tigers with a fifth-place finish in the final of the 400 hurdles after running 56.51 seconds at the 2014 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at Oregon’s Hayward Field … Advanced to the national final with a qualifying run of 57.14 for sixth place in the semifinal round at the NCAA Championships … Fourth place overall in both the first round (56.93) and quarterfinal round (56.40) of qualifying at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Jacksonville, Florida, en route to the national final … Was also an NCAA semifinalist in the 100-meter hurdles for the first time in her collegiate career … Finished in 24th place overall in the NCAA semifinals with a run of 13.84 (-1.6) … Clocked a wind-legal personal best of 13.20 (+1.6) in the first round of qualifying before running 13.27 (+0.6) in the quarterfinals to advance from the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in 11th place in the event … Split a career-best 51.16 while running the anchor leg for the Lady Tigers in the NCAA quarterfinals of the 4x400-meter relay … The team missed out on the semifinals with a time of 3 minutes, 35.79 seconds for 15th place at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds … Clocked her personal record of 56.27 in the final of the 400-meter hurdles in a fifth-place finish at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Moved into the No. 6 spot on LSU’s all-time outdoor performance list with her personal best of 56.27 … Qualified for the conference final with a run of 58.07 in the preliminary round … Also scored one point with an eighth-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles at the SEC Outdoor Championships, clocking 13.37 (+2.0) in the prelims and 13.77 (-0.4) in the final … Anchored the Lady Tigers to a seventh-place finish in the 4x400-meter relay at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a time of 3:37.59 … Also anchored the Lady Tigers to their seasonal-best time of 3:35.59 in a runner-up finish in the college 4x400-meter relay at the Penn Relays … Won two titles in the 400 hurdles during the 2014 outdoor season at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational (57.31) and LSU Invitational (57.23) … Placed third in the event at the Texas Relays with a time of 57.67 … Finished runner-up in the 400-meter dash at the Battle on the Bayou with a run of 53.95 in her only 400-meter race of the outdoor season … Anchored the Lady Tigers with a 53.73-second last leg in a 10th-place finish in the 4x400-meter relay at the NCAA Indoor Championships held in Albuquerque, New Mexico … Competed primarily in the 60-meter hurdles during the indoor season … Finished in 10th place in qualifying at the SEC Indoor Championships with a time of 8.43 … Also finished in 14th place in the qualifying round of the 400 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships with an indoor personal best of 54.37 … Split 54.16 on the anchor leg of LSU’s mile relay team that placed fifth at the SEC Indoor Championships … Ran a personal best of 8.33 in a fourth-place finish in the 60 hurdles at the LSU Twilight … Also ran the 60 hurdles at the Auburn Indoor Invitational (8.45) , New Mexico Team Invitational (8.52), Aggie Invitational (8.71) and Tyson Invitational (8.41) during the indoor season … Ran an indoor seasonal best of 24.42 for fourth place in the 200 meters at the New Mexico Team Invitational … Anchored the Lady Tigers to an indoor seasonal best of 3:34.89 in their sixth-place finish in the 4x400 relay at the Tyson Invitational … Followed the collegiate season by running the 400-meter hurdles for Canada at the 2014 Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow, Scotland … Was Canada’s No. 1-ranked 400-meter hurdler during the 2014 outdoor season.
Qualified to run both the 100-meter hurdles and 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds for the first time in her collegiate career … An NCAA quarterfinalist in the 400 hurdles after running 58.97 seconds for 18th place in the opening round in the meet held in Greensboro, North Carolina … Finished in 24th place overall in the national quarterfinals at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds with a time of 1:03.19 … Came up short of advancement in the first round of the 100 hurdles after running a wind-aided 13.93 for 44th place over at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds … Scored one point for the Lady Tigers with an eighth-place finish in the final of the 100-meter hurdles at the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Clocked 14.03 for eighth place in the SEC final after running her fastest time of the year under all conditions with a windy 13.39 (+3.2) in the preliminary round … Took 12th place in the qualifying round of the 400 hurdles at the SEC Outdoor Championships with a qualifying time of 1:00.33 … Ran a wind-legal PR of 13.60 in the 100 hurdles in a fifth-place finish at UCLA’s Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational … Also ran a wind-legal 13.67 for ninth place at the LSU Alumni Gold … Placed sixth at the Battle on the Bayou (13.86), 15th at the Penn Relays (13.97) and 29th at the Texas Relays (13.91) … Raced to a PR of 58.72 for fourth place in the 400 hurdles at the LSU Alumni Gold … Broke one minute for the first time in her collegiate career at the Battle on the Bayou, running 59.71 for fifth place in the final of the 400-meter hurdles … Opened the outdoor season by running her fastest 400 meters of the year at 55.41 for second place at the Louisiana Classics … Competed in the 60-meter hurdles and 400-meter dash during the indoor season … Placed 31st in the 400 meters at the SEC Indoor Championship with a run of 57.23 in the preliminary round … Ran a personal best of 8.77 in the 60 hurdles to take sixth during the Texas A&M Triangular meet.
Competed in one meet in her rookie season with the Lady Tigers in 2012 … Ran the second leg on one of LSU’s 4x200-meter relay teams that took third place at the LSU Relays … Teamed with Toshika Sylvester, Montenae Roye-Speight and Kendra White to run 1 minute, 38.23 seconds for third place in the race … Also ran the 400-meter leg on the distance medley relay that took third place at the LSU Relays in 12:27.97 … Was only able to compete in one meet outdoors after suffering a season-ending injury … Did not compete during the indoor season.
PRIOR TO LSU
Emerged as one of Canada’s top up-and-coming sprint talents with her performance during the 2010 season … Honored with the Myrtle Cook Trophy by Athletics Canada in 2010, recognizing Canada’s Youth Athlete of the Year in the sport of track and field … Captured her country’s silver medal in the 400-meter dash with a personal record of 53.52 at the 2010 Canadian Junior Track & Field Championships … Earned the right to represent Canada in the 400 meters at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics held in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada … Clocked 53.72 in the 400-meter semifinal en route to a ninth-place finish overall at the World Junior Championships … Advanced to the World Junior semifinals after running a qualifying time of 53.61 in the heats … Also anchored Canada to a fifth-place finish in 4x400-meter relay at the World Junior Championships as she led the team to a time of 3:35.08 in the final … Followed her performance at the World Junior Championships with a bronze-medal winning performance in the 400 meters at the 2010 Canadian Senior Track & Field Championships in Toronto … After qualifying for the 400-meter final at the Canadian Championships with a time of 53.92 in the preliminary round, clocked 53.96 in the final en route to the bronze medal … Set a personal best of 14.08 in the 100-meter hurdles with her performance at the 2010 Canadian Junior Championships … Competed in the 100-meter hurdles at the 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships in Bressanone, Italy … Finished in 10th place in the 100 hurdles at the World Youth Championships after clocking a youth PR of 13.62 in the semifinal round … Also recorded a personal best of 24.44 in the 200-meter dash during the 2009 season … Was a five-time gold medalist at the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations Track & Field Championships while competing for Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School … Won OFSAA gold medals in the 100 hurdles and long jump in 2009 … Defended OFSAA gold medals in the 100 hurdles and long jump in 2010, while adding titles in the 200 meters and 4x400 relay during her junior season with Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School.
Full name is Chanice Nicole Chase … Born on Aug. 6, 1993 … Parents are Robert Taylor and Sharon Chase … Has an older sister, Tynelle Taylor-Chase, who was a member of the track team at the University of Albany … Majoring in sport administration with a concentration in sport leadership.