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Chris Patience Athlete Profile

Chris Patience

Chris Patience
Position: Sprinter Height: 6-0 Weight: 150 Roster Years: 2001-2002 | 2004-2007 Hometown: Mesa, AZ Last School: Mountain View High School


  • 2007 NCAA Second Team 200-meter free relay
  • 2007 NCAA Second Team 400-meter free relay
  • 2008 NCAA Second Team 200-meter free relay
  • 2008 NCAA Second Team 400-meter free relay


Major undeclared ... parents are Steve and Pam

Before BYU

Arizona State Champion in 50 and 100 Freestyle ... All-American in 50 and 100 Freestyle ... Awarded the Outstanding Scholar Athlete of the Year for 2000-2001

2001-2002 | Freshman Year

Academic All-MWC Team

2004-2005 | Sophomore Year

Competed in every meet for the Cougars ... recorded seven top five finishes on the season

2005-2006 | Junior Year

Finished 16th overall in the 50 free at Mountain West Conference Championships with a time of 21.11 at prelims and 21.38 at finals, a season best ... finished seventh overall in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 57.18 at prelims and 57.20 at finals at the MWC Championships, a season high time ... earned a season-high time of 46.16 in the 100 free at the Speedo Cup.

2006-2007 | Senior Year

Recieved five All-MWC selections for the 100 free, 200 free relay, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay and 400 free relay ... ranked second for the team in the 50 free with a time of 20.80, third in the 100 free (45.68), and second in the 100 breast (58.01) ... placed sixth at the MWCC in the 100 free with a team of 45.68 ... went to the NCAA Championships for the 200 free and 400 free relays and earned All-America Second Team honors for the team's times of 1:19.50 in the 200 free and 2:56.36 in the 400 free where they also set a MWC and BYU record.