|High School:||Eisenhower HS '12|
|College:||New Mexico State|
Indoor Best at EWU
Mile 5:32.91 • 5,000m 18:24.90
New Mexico State: Chavez finished seventh
overall and third for NM State at the Lobo Invitational with a time
of 19:09.5 and finished seventh overall at the Lori Fitzgerald
Invitational. Chavez also ran strong in the Kachina Classic,
placing 13th overall with a time of 19:12. In the Grand
Canyon Invitational (Oct. 6), Chavez finished third for NM State
and ninth overall with a time of 19:03.5. She finished 46th
at the WAC Championships, running a time of 19:07.17. Chavez
concluded the season at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships when
she finished fourth for NM State with a time of 23:56.8 in the
6,000. In track, her best times came in the 800 (2:25.92), 1,500
(5:01.24), mile (5:38.97), 3,000 (10:46.04) and 5,000 (18:33.80).
She was named to the WAC All-Academic team.
High School: Chavez was a top-20 finisher in
each of her three appearances at the WIAA 4A State Cross Country
Championships. Her best finish came during her senior year when she
placed sixth in a personal-best time of 18:25.6. She was also 11th
as a junior and 13th as a sophomore. She helped Eisenhower to a
state title in 2010 and a second-place finish in 2011. In track,
she competed at state twice in both the 1,600 and 3,200. She
finished seventh in the 1,600 as a sophomore, running her personal
best of 5:05.01.
Personal: Intends to major in pre-law. Born 2/2/94 in Yakima, Wash. Her parents are Jesus Chavez and Maria Aguilar.