Chad Trexler

Class Senior Height 6'0"
Hometown Reno, Nev.
High School Reno Events Breaststroke,
Individual Medley
Club Team Reno Aquatic Club Major Geology


As a Sophomore (2008-2009) - Dropped 10 seconds from previous personal best in 200 breast (six seconds in prelims, four more in finals) to place third at NWC Championships from lane 8. Set a new Whitman record by three seconds in the process ... 8th in the 400 IM ... 14th in the 100 breast ...

As a Freshman (2007-2008) - At NWC Championships, placed 8th in 400 IM ... 14th in 100 breast ... 10th in 200 breast..

Academics - Majoring in geology with an emphasis in environmental studies and biology ... Spent summer of 2009 as student intern and lab technician with USGS in Denver, Col. ... Studies abroad in New Zealand in spring 2010 ... Would like to pursue a PhD ultimately, but not immediately.

Prep - Swam for Reno High School four years, captain as a senior ... Swam for Reno Aquatic Club since age of seven ... Placed 6th in Nevada state championships (club) in 200 breast as freshman.

Personal - Son of Jim Trexler and Pat Cashman ... Twin sister Susie, swims at Lewis & Clark College ... Member of Whitman's club cycling team in offseason ... Participant and leader with the Whitman College Outdoors Program.

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