Recorded a personal-best 6K time of 23:29.8 at the NCAA South Central regional, placing 103rd … Competed in the SEC Championships where she placed 104th, clocking 23:47.93 … Ran in the Mountain Dew Invitational where she timed 23:58.4 and placed 93rd … Ran in the McNeese Stampede, placing 12th with a time of 19:25.86 … Competed in the Chile Pepper Festival, placing 115th with a time of 19:45.6 … Improved her 5K personal best at the Crimson Classic, clocking 19:11.63 and placing 102nd.
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2012.
PRIOR TO LSU
A three-sport athlete in high school, competing in cross country, track and cheerleading … Was involved in student council, where she served as secretary … Also a member of the National Honor Society before attending LSU.
Full name is Chaiss Elizabeth Matthews … Born on Aug. 12, 1994 … Parents are Todd and Sally Matthews … Has a brother named Josh and a sister named Ashton, both of whom attended LSU … Majoring in biology at LSU.