Events: 400M (53.52), 60H (8.77), 100H (13.39w/13.60), 400H (58.72)
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, N.C. … Finished in 24th place overall in the national quarterfinals at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds with a time of 1 minute, 3.19 seconds … 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 … 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 minutes, 35.08 seconds in the final … Followed her performance at the 2010 World Junior Championships with a bronze-medal winning performance in the 400 meters at the 2010 Canadian Senior Track & Field Championships held 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 PR 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 is a member of the track team at the University of Albany … Majoring in kinesiology with a concentration in fitness studies.