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2011-12 (JUNIOR): Missed the first half of the season studying abroad ... returned to the boards during the second semester ... placed runner-up in both events at the ECAC Championships (Feb. 23-25) ... racked up a season-high score of 300.15 in taking second off the three-meter board ... posted a season-high point total of 305.32 in the one-meter discipline in Army's tri-meet versus Patriot League rivals Colgate and Lafayette.
2010-11 (SOPHOMORE): Exploded on the scene in his second year at West Point ... shattered both of his previous career bests during a standout sophomore campaign ... placed first off both boards in Army's sweep of Patriot League rivals Colgate and Lafayette (Jan. 29) ... won the 1-meter event with a personal-best score of 324.50 ... completed the sweep by winning the 3-meter discipline with a score of 303.00 ... his effort against the conference foes helped him earn Patriot League "Diver of the Week" honors for the first time in his career ... took gold off the 3-meter board against Lehigh (Jan. 14), posting a personal-best score of 316.73 ... won the 1-meter event versus Connecticut (Nov. 6) with a score of 284.17 ... forged a pair of top-three finishes against Bucknell (Jan. 15), placing runner-up off the 3-meter board (303.83) and taking third off the 1-meter board (262.95) ... turned in a fifth-place showing in the 1-meter event at the Patriot League Champinoships (Feb. 17) with a score of 308.25 ... qualified to compete at the NCAA Zone "A" Diving Regionals at the end of the season ... selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll for the second consecutive year after authoring a 3.39 grade point average during the spring semester.
2009-10 (FRESHMAN): Finished eighth off the 3-meter board at the Patriot League Championships (Feb. 20) with a score of 210.90 ... set season best in that event during the preliminaries, recording a score of 233.55 ... established season-high score of 251.10 in the 1-meter discipline in Army's sweep of conference foes Colgate and Lafayette (Jan. 30) ... won the 1-meter event against Lehigh (Jan. 15) with a score of 245.25 ... posted a score of 222.70 on the 1-meter in the prelims of the Patriot League Championships (Feb. 20) ... just missed out on qualifying for the finals ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll after posting a 3.41 grade point average during the second semester.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: State championship qualifier and league champion as a senior at Indian River High School ... finished runner-up at Section III Class B championships ... dove under coach Bo Alexander for two seasons.
PERSONAL: Chad Jamison Drake was born in Maplewood, Minn. on Aug. 18, 1991 ... son of Marke and Korynn Drake ... has two older sisters, Jenni and Cortney ... father is a Colonel with the 10th Sustainment Brigade of the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum ... enjoys listening and playing music ... majoring in Life Science.