Kansas Jayhawks
Chase Dornbusch - Cross Country - Kansas Jayhawks

Chase Dornbusch

Position Distance
Height 5'11''
Class Sophomore
Hometown Lakewood, Colo.
High School Lakewood


Career Highlights
2019 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (XC)


Placed 12th at the Bob Timmons Classic with a time of 21:12.70… In the second meet of the season, ran a 26:39.30 to finish in 135th.

Finished among the top-20 runners at the season-opening Bob Timmons Classic (9/19) with his 6K time of 19:15.7, which was good for 17th place on the leaderboard … Ran an 8K time of 25:33.0 at the Cowboy Jamboree (10/3) to finish sixth among the Jayhawks and in 34th place overall.

2020 INDOOR (So.)
Opened his season at the Bob Timmons Challenge (12/6), running a 8:46.23 in the 3,000 meters … Ran a personal best 8:40.99 in the 3,000 meters at the Iowa State Classic (2/14-2/15), finishing 40th overall.

Placed 47th overall in the men’s 8K at the Rim Rock Collegiate Classic (10/5) and clocked in with a time of 28:20.2 in his first collegiate meet.

2019 OUTDOOR (Fr.)
Utilized redshirt season.

2019 INDOOR (Fr.)
Utilized redshirt season.

Won a total of seven letters in cross country and track & field at Lakewood High School in Lakewood, Colorado for head coach Kyle Gillette … Broke the school record in the 3,200-meter run (9:36.12) … Two-time Cross Country First Team All-Conference selection and 2017 Track & Field First Team All-Conference honoree in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters … Two-time Second Team All-Conference honoree and All-Conference honorable mention selection once … Earned two All-State selections in cross country … 2016 Colorado High School Activities Association Academic All-State First Team Cross Country honoree and 2017 CHSAA Academic All-State First Team Track & Field selection … Three-time Lakewood HS cross country MVP.

Son of Brian and Keri Dornbusch … Has a twin sister, Lindsey, who also attends KU … Plans to major in mechanical engineering.