Chad Word
Chad Word
Height: 6-0
Year: Junior
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
High School: The First Academy
Sport(s): T&F

Sophomore Year (2016-17): Was a member of the Furman baseball team.

Freshman Year (2015-16): Was a member of the Furman baseball team.

High School: Attended The First Academy in Orlando, Fla...ran track as a senior under coach Rick Argro, who now coaches sprinters at Florida State...won a state championship in the 4x100m...posted a personal best time of 42.46 in the 4x100m...scored a fifth-place finish in the 100m at the district championships...notched a personal best of 11.32 in the 100m...placed eighth in the state championship in the long jump...recorded a personal best mark of 21-3 in the long jump.

Personal:  Chadwick Word was born on June 8, 1996, in Jackson, Miss....son of Shannon Word...mother played tennis at Millsaps College...grandfather, Charles Furlow, was a quarterback at Mississippi State and was drafted by the Houston majoring in business administration and accounting.