Chachi Gonzales - Women's Cross Country - Arkansas Razorbacks

Chachi Gonzales

Fr. | 5-4 | Distance | Boerne, Texas | Boerne Champion HS

High School: 2022 graduate of Boerne Champion HS in Boerne, Texas … Established school records in 800m, 1,500m, 1,600m, and 3,200m … Lettered four years in track and four years in cross country … In senior season, Texas State 5A bronze medalist in 1,600m (4:58.44), finished fourth in 800m with a 2:12.61 after posting a 2:09.33 as runner-up in 5A Region IV meet, and placed sixth in 3,2000m (11:29.25) … After posting career best of 4:47.20 in 1,600m at Alamo City Mile and Steeple meet, finished second in 1,600m at Texas Relays with a 4:47.66 … Set PR of 10:24.91 in 3,200m as runner-up in Texas Distance Festival … In senior season of cross country placed seventh at Chile Pepper Festival, won district title and finished third in Region IV meet … Placed 11th in State 5A cross country …

During junior season won State 5A title in 1,600m (4:49.11) and bronze medal in 800m (2:10.78) … At AAU Junior Olympics, gold medalist in 1,500m with a career best and meet record of 4:22.91 while claiming silver medal in 800m (2:10.68) … Won 1,600m at TTFCA Meet of Champions in 4:49.15 … Set 800m career best of 2:08.61 to win Comets Hill Country Championships … Finished fifth twice in mile at RunningLane Track Championships (4:44.87 PR) and The Outdoor Nationals (4:46.37) … Earned All-State first-team honor as bronze medalist in State 5A cross country, covering 5k course in a career best of 17:32.42 … Won district title and placed second in Region IV meet …

Earned All-State first-team honor in cross country as a sophomore, finishing 16th in State 5A race after placing fourth in district and 18th in Region IV … Competed in Nike Cross Nationals South Regional, finishing 49th … During freshman season placed fourth in 800m at State 5A meet and finished fifth at AAU Junior Olympics … Competed in 400m hurdles during summer winning titles at USATF South Texas Junior Olympics and AAU District Qualifier in South Texas division … Placed 11th in 400m hurdles in prelims of the AAU Junior Olympics …

Career best prep marks include 2:09.18 (800m), 4:22.91 (1,500m), 4:44.87 (mile), 17:32.42 (5k xc).

Personal: Anastacia Grace Gonzales was born on May 20, 2004 in San Antonio, Texas … Hometown is Boerne, Texas … Prefers to go by Chachi Gonzales … Daughter of Arnulfo and Melissa Gonzales … Has three older siblings – Victoria, Beronica, and Angelina … Plans to major in Biology … Career plans include continue running competitively, and continue studies for PA … Life ambition is to achieve a big goal, find herself and explore nature … Favorite athlete and person she most admires is Sydney McLaughlin … Loves art and has been learning to bake better … Chose Arkansas since the campus is amazing and the track and cross country programs are very strong.

Anastacia Gonzales | Career stats

Indoor

Outdoor

  • 800m | 2:09.18
  • 1,500m | 4:22.91
  • Mile | 4:44.87