Michelle Chandler
Michelle Chandler
Height: 5-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Portland, OR
High School: St. Mary's Academy
Events: 800m
Experience: 1Y

2017-18 -- Track: Specialized in the 800 meters, ultimately taking sixth place at the Big West Conference Championships as a true freshman, with a time of 2:13.21 on May 12 (had qualified third in the prelims — in 2:13.44) ... established a PR of 2:12.25 at the Mt. SAC Relays in Torrance on April 20, earning 18th place at the internationally-attended meet ... posted a win in her premier event at the UC Santa Barbara Tri-Meet (also vs. UCR) on March 10, via 2:14.72, before lowering the time to 2:12.72 (seventh) at Cal State Fullerton’s Titan Challenge March 31 ... also helped the Mustangs in the 4x400m relay at the Conference Finals, to a performance of 3:52.92 ... ran the 800m once during indoor season, at 2:17.28 in Seattle at Washington’s Husky Classic on Feb. 10. Cross Country: While redshirting, earned Big West Conference Commissioner’s Honors academically.

Prep -- As a senior for St. Mary’s Academy in Portland, Ore., took fourth place in the 800 meters at the OSAA 6A State Championships, with a time of 2:13.64 ... her career-best performance was 2:12.8 ... finished junior season with a ninth-place finish in the event at the state finals, in 2:15.82 ... career-best 400m performance, 58.97, earned eighth place at the state championships her sophomore year ... in cross country, as a senior, won the 6A Three Rivers League title with a 5k time of 20:28.7 ... also played soccer for the Blues, was a National Honor Society scholar-athlete, and belonged to Outdoor Club, Business Club, Earth Club and Amigos de las Americas, while participating in Women’s Empowerment Week and Poverty Awareness Week.

Personal -- Chose Cal Poly because she “fell in love when (she) visited the campus” ... is a General Engineering major.