Chad Clark

Chad Clark

Player Profile


Albuquerque, N.M.

High School:
La Cueva HS





2011 Indoor: Part of one of the two 4x400 meter relay teams that finished 8th at the Cherry and Silver Invitational...Finished 24th at the New Mexico Invitation in the 400 meter dash, finishing in 51.95s...Ran with the 4x400 meter relay team that finished fourth at the New Mexico Classic and Multis.

2011 Outdoor: Finished seventh with a time of 15:75s in the 110 meter hurdles and 5th with a time of 54.90s in the 400 meter hurdles at the New Mexico Tailwind Invitational...At the Sun Angel Classic, Clark finished 8th in the 110 meter hurdles (15.36s) and 10th in the 400 meter hurdles (55.63s).

2010 Indoor: Ran in six meets...Picked up a ninth-place finish in the 400m at the Lobo Challenge, crossing the finish line in 52.36s...Notched a seventh-place finish in the 600m run at the New Mexico Classic & Multis, finishing in 1:28.35, a personal best.

2010 Outdoor: Participated in seven meets...Posted a third-place finish in the UTEP Springtime, 57.25s...Recorded a 2010-best time of 51.02s at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational at Cal Berkely in the 400m hurdles...Placed 5th in the event at New Mexico's home meet, the Don Kirby Invitational, with a time of 54.77s.

2009 Indoor: Ran in five tournaments...Started off with a win in the 60m hurdles at the Lobo Open, clocking in at 8.54s, a career best...Notched a pair of top-five finishes at the New Mexico Invitational, including fourth in the 60m hurdles (8.55s) and fifth in the 200m run (22.93s, a career best)...Was runner-up in the 60m hurdles at the Husky Open, finishing in 8:56s.

2009 Outdoor: Ran in five separate meets...Opened at the UTEP Springtime, winning the 400m hurdles with a time of 55.17s, and placing third in the 110m hurdles with a time of 15.16s...Tallied a third-place finish in the 400m hurdles at thePomona-Pitzer Invitational, clocking in at 54:16s...Posted top ten-finishes at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational in the 400m run (setting a personal best of 50.26s) and in the 400m hurdles (finishing in 53.76s)...Finished fourth in the 400m hurdles at the Don Kirby Invitational, clocking in at 55.27s...Recorded a personal best in the 400m hurdles at the MWC Championships, with a mark of 53.66s...All-MWC 4x400m Relay team.


A 2008 graduate of Albuquerque's La Cueva High School and three-year letterwinner for head coach Mike Tixier...class 5A runner-up in the 300m hurdles and 3rd in 110m high hurdles as a senior...6th at the Great Southwest Meet in the 300m hurdles...High Point Athlete for district 2-5A...academic letter of achievement honoree.


Born in Albuquerque, N.M...full name is Chad Thomas Clark...son of Bob and Felicia Clark...has a younger sister, Christina (18), and younger brother, Chase (15)...His grandfather George Friberg played football for UNM as a quarterback from 1958-61...Hobbies include cycling and playing guitar...Favorite food is pizza...Favorite athlete is Andy Schleck...intends to major in Finance.


400m hurdles
: 53.66s
110m hurdles: 15.36s
400-meters: 50.26s

60m hurdles: 8.54s
400-meter: 51.52s