2008 Cross Country - Competed in three races ... Posted a time of 26:06.20 in the open race at the ISU Pre-Nationals ... Two weeks earlier, was the sixth Vol across the line in a time of 25:47.13 at the Greater Louisville Classic ... Opened the season with a 27:03.3 time at the UT Invitational.
Before Tennessee - Transferred to Tennessee after spending the fall 2007 semester as a member of Tennessee-Chattanooga's cross country team ... Finished 24th overall, sixth among Mocs, at the 8K Southern Conference Championship ... While in high school, ran to All-State cross country honors in 2005 and 2006 ... Three-time All-Region selection in cross country (2004, 2005 and 2006) ... Helped his track team win the regional team title in 2007 by winning the 3,200 ... Also earned All-Region honors in 2006 as a member of the 4x800 relay ... Prep Xtra Cross Country Runner of the Year in 2005 and Foot Locker All-South in 2006 ... Was given a congressional recommendation for the Air Force and Naval Academies, as well as a senatorial recommendation for the Naval Academy ... High school coach: Sam Roberts
Personal - Born Feb. 18, 1988, in Nashville ... Parents are Jack and Elaine Chandler ... Family includes sisters Camille and Kathryn.