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

Chad Word's Personal Bests

Junior Year (2017-18):  Placed 14th in the long jump (6.26 – 20’6.5”) and the 60m (7.37) at the SoCon Indoor Championships…finished fourth in the long jump (6.21 – 20’4.5”) and fifth in the 100m (11.53) at the Catamount Outdoor Classic…posted a mark of 6.21 – 20’4.5” to finish tenth in the long jump at the USC Outdoor Open…placed 12th in the long jump (6.34 – 20’9.75”) and 18th in the 100m (11.50) at the league outdoor meet.

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 Oilers...is majoring in business administration and accounting.