Chase Gornbein
Chase Gornbein
Year: So.
Hometown: Westport, CT
High School: Staples

Sophomore (2017):
Raced in five events ... Top 8K time of the year came at the Furman Classic when he posted a 27:20 that placed 80th out of 175 entries ... Ranked 28th out of 183 competitors at the JSU Foothills Invitational with an effort of 27:37 ... Also took part in the Georgia DIII Invitational (29:32), North Georgia Invitational (29:10) and the Berry Invitational.

Freshman (2016):
Took part in five competitions ... Was Emory's No. 1 finisher and placed 49th out of 161 runners at the JSU Foothills Invitational, clocking a personal-best 8k time of 27:06 ... Turned in a 27:33 at the Falcon Classic that ranked 58th out of 136 entries ... Other meets he saw action in were the Watermelon Run (29:55), Furman Classic (28:16) and the Berry Invitational (28:02).

High School
Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track while at Staples High School ... Was coached by Laddie Lawrence ... As a senior he served as team captain for cross country and the indoor and outdoor track squads ...  Posted a time of 4:20 in the 1,600 meters ... Earned county and state honors on three occasions ... Helped Staples HS to a state open championship as a senior ... AP Scholar Student.

Son of Davis and Valerie  Gornbein ... Born Jan. 22.

"I chose Emory because of its rigorous academic reputation followed by an exceptional athletics program." 

Chase Gornbein's Top 8K Times

Year Event Time
2016 JSU Foothills Invit. 27:06
2017 Furman Classic 27:20
2016 Furman Classic 27:33
2017 JSU Foothills 27:37