Conference USA Indoor Field Athlete of the Year
Indoor: Placed 13th in shot put (11.79m/38-8.25) at Leonard Hilton Invitational... Career-high 5,293 points to finish second (first collegian) at Houston Indoor Invitational heptathlon... 60m hurdles prelim time of 8.34 at Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational... First place in 60m hurdles with a time of 8.20 at Texas A&M Invitational... C-USA Indoor heptathlon champion with career-best 5,370 points.
Outdoor: USTFCCCA Second-Team All-America
Placed first in javelin (57.21m/187-8) and fifth in pole vault (4.30m/14-1.25) at TSU Relays... 11th in 100m (11.09) at Victor Lopez Classic... Placed 15th in decathlon at Texas Relays with 6,493 points... First in the javelin (53.60m/175-10), 12th in discus (34.20m/112-2), and 10th in shot put (12.46m/40-10.5) at Texas State Invitational... At UTEP Invitational, placed 11th in high jump (1.90m/6-2.75) and 12th in discus (38.40m/126-0)... Tallied 6,631 points in decathlon at Duckett Twilight... Placed first in decathlon with personal-best 7,475 points... and 10th in javelin (48.90m/160-5). Earned Second-
Team All-America status with a 16th place finish in decathlon at NCAA Outdoor Championship with 7,446 points.
Indoor: Seventh in the pole vault (4.15m/13-7.25) at the Leonard Hilton... Won Nebraska's Frank Sevinge heptathlon title with career-best total of 5,204 points... Sixth in 60m hurdles (8.31) at Houston Indoor Invitational and posted height of 1.89m/6-2.25 in the high jump... Long jump mark of 6.69m/21-11.5 at Texas A&M Challenge and 60m hurdles prelim time of 8.40... Second in C-USA heptathlon with 4,554 points, fifth in 60m hurdles (8.22), and 13th in long jump with season-best mark of 6.70m/21-11.75.
Outdoor: Placed third at Shirley Crowe Decathlon with 6,315 points, a new career-high... 11th in pole vault (4.25m/13-11.25) and 13th in high jump (1.90m/6-2.75) at Victor Lopez Classic... 14th in 200m (22.72), sixth in pole vault (4.30m 14-1.25), and 10th in discus (40.12m 131-7) at SFA Alumni Invitational... 100m time of 11.52 and long jump mark of 6.99m/22-11.25 (12th) at J.Fred Duckett Twilight... 110m hurdles time of 14.67 and high jump mark of 1.95m/6-4.75, discus (37.51m/123-0) and long jump (7.00m/22-11.75) at Rice Field & Track Meet... Placed second in decathlon at C-USA Outdoor with a career-high 6,901 points.
Redshirted indoor and outdoor.
2009 Indoor: Bronze medalist in the heptathlon at the C-USA Indoor, finishing with 4,823 points and placed fifth in the 60m hurdles (8.29)... Third in 60m hurdles at Leonard Hilton Memorial (8.13) and ninth in long jump (6.74m/22-1.50)... Placed 14th in long jump at Texas A&M Invitational (6.83m/22-5).
Outdoor: Finished fourth in the decathlon at the Conference USA Outdoor meet with 5,546 points... Placed seventh in 110m hurdles (20.99) and eighth at C-USA Outdoor in the long jump 6.90m/22-7.75... Won decathlon at UCLA's Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner Kersee Invitational with 6,539 points.
2008 graduate of Bellville High School... Texas 3A state champion in the 300m hurdles as a junior... Runner-up in the 3A 110m hurdles that same year... Fourth in the 300m hurdles as a senior... Four-time regional finalist in the long jump... has personal bests of 13.6 in the 110m hurdles, 38.2 in the 300m hurdles and 7.08/23-3 in the long jump... Member of the National Honor Society who graduated in the top 10 percent of his class.
Full Name: Clayton Andrew Chaney... Born: September 16, 1989 at Houston... Parents: Carol and Larry Chaney (one sister)... College: Wiess.