THIS YEAR: Freshman Chase Peterson will add to USC's depth in the 400m IH and the 400m dash.
HIGH SCHOOL: Peterson graduated from Canyon Crest Academy in 2013. As a junior he won the 400m title at the Valley League Championships with a time of 50.01 . He was a three-time Valley League champion. In 2012 he was the San Diego CIF 300m IH runner-up with a time of 38.12.
PERSONAL: Peterson was born on May 30, 1995 in Wildomar, Calif...His brother, Hunter, also attends USC, as did his dad Pete who was a swimmer...His great-great grandfather, Marion McKinly Bovard, was the first president of USC...His hobbies include playing the piano, hiking and camping...Lists Tonie Campbell as his sports hero because of his success through personal dedication...He is a Broadcast Journalism major at USC.
CAREER BESTS: 400m -- 49.69 300m IH-- 38.12