Maryland Track & Field BIO
Chandler Baxter
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2016 Outdoor: Competed at seven events...competed in the 100m, 200m and relay events...member of fourth place 4x400 (3:55.26) team and second place 4x100 squad (47.34) at Maryland Invitational (3/26)...clocked season-best 12.61 in the 100 at the Morgan State Legacy Meet (4/22-23)...posted season-best 25.01 in the 200 to win the event at the Kehoe Twilight (5/6)...took 10th in the 4x100 (47.20) and 27th in the 200 (25.09) at the Big Ten Championships (5/13-15). 

2016 Indoor: Competed in the 60, 200, 300 and 4x200 & 4x400 relay events... was on the winning 4x200 relay team (1:41.97) and took 10th in the 200 at the Penn State Relays (1/9)...ran a season-best 26.76 in the 200 at Great Dane Classic to finish 35th (1/16)... also went 8.02 in the 60 meter dash at Great Dane Classic...seventh in the 300 (42.74) and third in the 4x400 (3:56.01) at the Terrapin Invitational (1/30)...finished third in 300 in 41.03 at SPIRE...finished 44th in the prelims in the 200 (26.05) at the Armory Track Invitational (2/5-2/6)...ran on ‘B’ 4x400 relay that finished 11th (3:49.08) at SPIRE Invite (2/12-2/13). 

2015 Outdoor: Competed in three events...took eighth in the 100m (12.93) at the Maryland Invitational...notched a time of 12.64 to finish 24th in the 200m at the Morgan State Legacy Meet...placed fourth in the 100m (12.67) and the 200m (25.72) at the Kehoe Twilight Meet.

2015 Indoor: Competed in six events...finished 11th in the 60-meter dash at the Penn State Relays (8.09)...notched a 10th-place finish in the 200m (26.69) at the Terrapin Invitational (26.69)...placed 15th in the 200m (26.59) at the Tiger Open...notched season best times in the 200m (26.06) and the 60m (8.11) at the Husker Invitational...took second in the 60m (8.14) at Navy’s Sweetheart Invitational...competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 200m and 60m. 

Before Maryland: Competed for coach Alonzo Ruffin at St. John's College High School...As a junior placed first in the Private and Independent Schools Championship for the 55m (indoor) a senior was runner up in WCAC Championship for the 200m and bronze medalist in the 100m....runner up at D.C.I.A.A. Championship in both 100m and 200m....Washington Post All-Met Honorable Mention for both Indoor and Outdoor seasons for 2014...also competed with Team Accelerate under coach Alonzo Ruffin...Pre-Maryland’s PR’s 55m (7.34) 60m (7.89) 100m (12.3) 200m (25.50) 300m (41.46) 
Personal: Daughter of Lisa and Jeff Baxter...father played basketball at Maryland...chose Maryland because of the coaches, teammates and education...favorite pregame meal is bacon and eggs. Enjoys reading fashion magazines
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