Chase Tarr
Chase Tarr
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Marysville, CA
High School: Marysville HS
Position: Javelin
Major: Undeclared

2017-2018 Track 

Competed in nine meets for his first season as a Gaucho. Started off the season with a huge personal best in the javelin at the Westmont/Pepperdine Tri Meet to take second with a throw of 55.01m (180' 6"). Bested that mark at the UC Riverside/Cal Poly Tri Meet to take second again in 55.64m (182' 6"). Threw even further at the 40th Annual Aztec Invitational with a 56.68m (185' 11") mark. Took second at the Big West Challenge Cup in the javelin with another throw past 55m. Released an absolute monster of a throw at the Cal Poly Dual Meet where he obliterated his previous best by almost eight meters with a throw of 64.29m (210' 11") for his firt collegiate win. Took third at the Big West Conference Championships in the javelin for his first podium finish in 57.68m (189' 3"). Concluded the season at the NCAA West Regional Meet where he finished 34th with the second best throw of his career at 59.82m (196' 3"). 

Prep

Attended Marysville High School where he was a three sport athlete with track and field, baseball, and football. Was All-League four times in baseball and awarded League Offensive MVP in football. Also was awarded Male Athlete of the Year for his high school and even made two trips to the Junior Olympics for the javelin. 

Personal

Major is undeclared...Career goal is to work as an environmental engineer emphasizing in water treatment...Athletic goals are to become an All-American and break the school record in the javelin at UCSB...Hobbies include hunting, fishing, hiking, and surfing...Fun fact: can jump the entire wake from a boat while wake boarding.

Collegiate Bests 

Javelin - 64.29m (210' 11") (2018 Cal Poly Dual) 

Big West Championships 

2018 - Javelin, 3rd, 57.68m (189' 3")

NCAA West Regional Meet 

2018 - Javelin, 34th, 59.82m (196' 3")

Prep Bests 

Javelin - 45.66m (149' 9 3/4")