Kansas Jayhawks

Chace Hale

Position Distance
Height 6'0"
Class Junior
Hometown New Town, N.D.
High School New Town


2020 INDOOR (Jr.)
Ran a personal best 8:36.25 in the 3,000 meters at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational (2/7-2/8) … Placed 27th in the 3,000 meters at the Big 12 Indoor Championship (2/28-2/29) finishing in 8:45.13.

2019 OUTDOOR (So.)
Notched a personal-best mark in the 10,000-meter run, clocking in at 31:10.18 at the Mike Fanelli Track Classic (3/28-3/30).

2019 INDOOR (So.)
Recorded a season-best time in the 3,000-meter run at the Jayhawk Classic (1/25-26), clocking in at 8:48.22 … Posted a personal-best time in the 5,000-meter run at the ISU Classic (2/8-9) with a time of 14:36.57.

Won the men’s 6K race at the season-opening Bob Timmons Classic (9/1) with a time of 19:25.3 … Placed 222nd in the men’s 8K at the Pre-National Invitational (10/13) with a time of 26:36.30 … Finished 31st at the Big 12 Championship (10/26) with a time of 25:27.9 … Placed 73rd in the men’s 10K at the NCAA Midwest Regional (11/9) with a time of 32:28.9.

2018 OUTDOOR (Fr.)
Finished seventh in the quadrangular section of the 5,000-meter run at the Kansas Relays (4/18-21) with a personal-best time of 14:53.32 … Place third in the 5,000 meters at the Ward Haylett Invitational (5/5) with a time of 15:02.92 … Finished 17th in the 10,000 meters at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships (5/11-13) with a time of 33:00.91 and placed 21st in the 5,000 meters with a time of 15:20.99.

2018 INDOOR (Fr.)
Utilized redshirt season.

Opened his first season with the Jayhawks with a 14th place finish at the Rim Rock Farm Collegiate Classic (9/30) posting an 8K time of 25:49.1 … Had an 8K time of 25:26.1 at the Pre-National Invitational (10/14) which landed him in 216th place … Posted a 68th-place finish at the Big 12 Cross Country Championship (10/28) with an 8K time of 26:00.5 … Took 157th at the NCAA Division I Midwest Region Cross Country Championship, completing the 10K in 31:58.9.

Member of the five-time state champion cross country team as well as three-time state champion track team at New Town High School … Twelve time letterwinner in cross country, track & field and basketball … Won five team titles in a row for cross country, tying the school record … Won three-consecutive track & field titles to set a new record for high school … Broke both the school and state record in the 4×800-meter relay (8:02) … Cross country individual state runner-up in 2017 … Went to the state tournament in basketball and was named to the 2017 all-district tournament team … Made honor roll throughout high school career and graduated with high honors.

Son of Jay and Kyonia Hale … Has five siblings; Victoria, Jaiven, Avery, Devanee and Amber … His brother, Avery, is a current member of the cross country and track & field teams at Kansas.