Chad Sorensen Athlete Profile

Chad Sorensen

Positions: Individual Medley, Breaststroke Height: 6-0 Weight: 175 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2010-2011 | 2013-2014 Hometown: The Woodlands, TX Last School: The Woodlands High School

Personal

  • Born in Logan, Utah
  • Parents are Craig and Melanie Sorensen
  • Has three younger brothers and two younger sisters
  • Sister Alexandria is a current member of the women's team 
  • Served a mission to France in the Paris mission
  • National Honor Society
  • Academic All-American
  • Majoring in Neuroscience
  • Recruited by Indiana, Arizona State, Air Force, Dartmouth, Brown, and Duke
  • Is an Eagle Scout

Before BYU

  • Swam for The Woodlands Swim Club
  • Texas 5A state champion in the 100 breast
  • Utah 5A state champion and 5A record holder in the 100 breast
  • Ten-time High School All-American
  • Co-captain of The Woodlands High School Swim Team which was the 2010 5A State Champion Team
  • Four-time letter winner in swimming
  • Two-time letter winner in water polo


2010-2011 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in all seven dual meets for the Cougars
  • Tallied seven first-place finishes during the season
  • At the MWCC, he placed sixth with teammates in the 400 IM, seventh in the 200 breast, eighth in the 100 breast and 13th in the 200 IM
  • Ranked sixth in the conference for the 100 breast, seventh in the 200 breast and 12th in the 200 IM
  • Ranked second for the Cougars in the 50, 100 and 200 breast as well as fourth in the 200 IM
  • Received the Academic All-Conference award as well as the MWC Scholar-Athlete award

2013-2014 | Sophomore Year

  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 100 breast (57.55) in the Intermountain Shootout
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 200 breast (2:07.34) in the Intermountain Shootout
  • Contributed to a first-place finish in the 200 medley relay (1:31.85) in the Intermountain Shootout
  • Contributed to a first-place finish in the 400 medley relay (3:24.79) against Colorado Mesa
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 100 breast (58.28) against Colorado Mesa
  • Contributed to a first-place finish in the 200 medley relay (1:31.77) against Denver
  • Contributed to a first-place finish in the 200 free (1:23.09) against Denver
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 100 breast (57.60) against Utah
  • Recorded a first-place finish in the 200 breast (2:06.83) against Utah
  • Contributed to a first-place finish in the 400 medley relay (3:21.52) against Seattle
  • Named to All-MPSF First Team for performances in 100 breast (54.88) and 200 breast (1:59.22)
  • Named to All-MPSF Second Team for performances in 200 medley relay (1:29.38) and 400 medley relay (3:14.66)