Chad Ellis
Chad Ellis
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Brook Park, OH
High School: Berea Midpark
Major: Sports Management

Personal Bests:
800m (I) – 2:00.74 (Mount Union 2017)
800m (O) – 1:59.66 (Ashland Alumni Open 2017)
1000m (I) - 2:41.55 (Tiffin Alumni 2016)
1500m (O) – 4:10.67 (GLIAC 2016)
1 Mile (I) – 4:31.70 (GLIAC 2016)
3000m (I) - 9:50.15 (Tiffin Alumni 2016)
5000m (O) – 16:15.66 (NCW Seahawk Invitational 2017)
4x400 (I) - 3:33.58 (Otterbein 2016)
4x400 (O) - 3:28.83 (NCW Seahawk Invitational 2017)
DMR (I) - 10:33.95 (GLIAC 2016) 

2016-17: Ran in five different indoor events and competed in four events during the outdoor season…Took second place in the mile at the Kent State Golden Flashes Gala (12/10/16), finishing in 4:35.31…Finished third in the men’s 1,000 meter run at the Tiffin Alumni Open (12/3/16), crossing the finish line in personal best time of 2:41.55…Garnered third place honors in the men’s 1,500 meter run at the Otterbein April Fools Invitational (4/1/17) with a time of 4:14.17…Notched two top five finishes and placed in the top 10 in five events during the indoor season…Tallied two top five finishes and placed in the top 10 of six events during the outdoor season.

2016: Competed in five different events during the indoor season and two events in the outdoor season…Recorded five top five finishes during the indoor season and one in the spring…Highest finish was in the 1000 meter at the Otterbein Invitational (1/16), where he took second place with a personal best time of 2:41.70…Assisted in setting a personal best in the 4x400 relay with a 3:33.58 at the Otterbein Invitational (1/16)…Set a personal best 4:31.70 in the mile at the GLIAC Indoor Championships (2/28).

2015: Competed in seven indoor and five outdoor meets for ODU…Member of the indoor 4x400m relay team which finished first at the OWU Open…Placed third in the 1000m run a the Findlay Open, running the third fastest time for ODU on the season at 2:42.18…Set a personal best in the mile run at the indoor GLIAC Championships, running a 4:37.38…Competed in mainly the 1500m run during the outdoor season, logging a season best 4:16.31 at the GLIAC Championships.

High School: A four year letter winner in track, and a three year letter winner in cross country…His personal best statistics in each event were, 4:28 (1600m), 2:00.85 (800m), 9:57 (3200m), and 17:14 (5000m)…Member of the 4x800m team which holds the school and conference record at 7:58.

Personal: Son of Mike and Deanna Ellis…Has two siblings, Tyler and Allison.