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Sophie Chase
Position: Distances
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Burke, Va.
High School: Lake Braddock

Career Bests (thru 3/25/14):
800 Meters: 2:10.81
1,600: 4:48.68
Mile: 4:51.65
3,000: 9:35.52
3,200: 10:27.13

2014 Season: Indoors - Did not compete.

Cross Country: Ran in two races, Pre-Nationals and Pac-12's, placing 63rd at the conference meet.

High School: Chase is a three-time FootLocker nationals finalist and two-time FootLocker All-American … is one of five ever to win multiple 3,000 titles at the Penn Relays, after victories in 2012-13 …ran a personal best of 9:35.52 in 2013 Penn Relays … the Gatorade Virginia Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year … led Lake Braddock to the 2013 Virginia Group AAA cross country title with an individual victory, her second … won the 2012 FootLocker South Regional in cross country … a two-time state 3,200-meter champ in track … went undefeated in cross country until placing sixth at the FootLocker nationals in San Diego … in February, 2013, ran a 4:51.30 indoors in the 1,600 to break a Virginia AAA Northern Region indoor record that had stood since 1998 … on the same day, she competed in the state swimming championships, finishing 14th in the 100-yard breaststroke ... lettered four years in swimming.

Personal: Daughter of David and Caroline ... has younger siblings Kristen and Evan ... born in La Jolla, Calif. ... lists swimming, volunteering, reading and hiking as hobbies.