DICKINSON, ND- Joe Chase of New Town High School in New Town, ND has signed a national letter of intent to run Cross Country for the Blue Hawks next fall.
Joe was a two year North Dakota High School State Cross Country Championships Qualifier with a highest finish of 3rd place at the 2015 NDHSAA Class B State Cross Country Championships in a time of 16:45 and was a member of 2014 and 2015 State Cross Country Team Champion.
Chase was the 2015 State Track & Field Champion in the 4x800 meter relay in 8:13 and finished in 6th place finish at the 2014 State Track & Field Championships in the 800m Run. He also finished 7th place finish at the 2015 State Track & Field Championships in the 1600m Run.
His personal records consist of 5k (XC)- 16:28, 1600- 4:38 and 800- 2:05.
“It’s very exciting that Joe has decided to join our cross country team this fall," said DSU Head Cross Country Coach Ben Shroyer. "Joe comes from a distance program that is a known winner. Joe knows what it takes to win and he will bring that drive and dedication to our program. He will join our team in the fall and compete for a Top 5 spot! He is a great fit for our program and our University!”
Joe is the son of Joey Chase and Nichole Price and plans to major in Exercise Science at Dickinson State University.
"I chose to sign to DSU because I believe it is a great opportunity for me to excel at higher levels with great expectations. It is a great place and I love it," stated Chase.