Chase Lemley
Chase Lemley
Year: Junior
Hometown: Clovis, Calif.
High School: Clovis HS
Position: Freestyle


2012-13: Placed 22nd overall in the 200 freestyle (1:39.03) and 24th overall in the 50 freestyle (20.74) at the Pac-12 Championships…Took first in the 100 freestyle in a meet victory over Cal Poly on Nov. 3…Captured another first place finish in the 50 freestyle (21.49) in a meet victory over Pacific on Feb. 2.

2011-12: Placed 33rd in the 50-yard freestyle (21.01), 26th in the 200-yard freestyle (1:39.59) and 36th in the 100-yard freestyle (45.66) at the Pac-12 Championships…Also swam the 50 backstroke in a time of 24.26 at the 2012 Pac-12 Swimming Championships, fourth best of all Gauchos that season.

Attended Clovis High School where he swam for Peter Tragitt…Was a five-time All-American…Set four high school records at Clovis…Was an All-Tri-River Athletic Conference honoree in swimming and water polo…Was the 2010 TRAC Player of the Year in water polo…Helped the Cougars to the 2008 CIF Valley water polo title…Played for Clovis Water Polo Club under head coach Rick Merlo.

Chase Lemley was born on Sept. 27, 1992 in Fresno, Calif.…Parents are Bob and Jan Lemley…Has two older siblings: Zack and Erika…Enjoys surfing and hunting when not in the pool…Favorite movie is “Old School”…Most memorable athletic achievement was winning consecutive CIF 100 freestyle titles.