|| Joaquin Chapa
Collegiate Career Bests
800 Meters: 1:49.83
800 Meters: 1:50.89i
1500 Meters: 3:43.22
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.