LSU Gold
Position
Distance
Height
5'8
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Houma, La.
High School
Vandebilt Catholic HS
Experience
1L
Indoor Class
Sophomore

Ella Chesnut’s TFRRS profile (for top performances and meet results)

2022-23 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

LSU All-Time Top 10 Performance List
No. 3: Outdoor 5000 Meters (16:26.87, 2023 Bryan Clay Invitational)
No. 5: Outdoor 3000-Meter Steeplechase (10:34.02, 2023 Texas Relays)

2023 OUTDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Ran the third fastest 5000m in LSU performance list history at the Bryan Clay Invitational with 16:26.87… recorded the fifth-fastest 3000-meter steeplechase time in LSU performance list history with 10:34.02 to take fourth at the Texas relays… started the season off with a first-place finish in the 2000m steeplechase at the Hurricane Invitational… took third with a PR of 4:32.14 in the 1500 at the LSU Battle on the Bayou.

2023 INDOOR (FRESHMAN)
Competed in three meets during the indoor season… set a PR of 5:12.34 in the mile at the LSU Purple Tiger to take ninth… finished with a 3000-meter PR of 9:56.19 at the Boston David Hemery Valentine Invite.

PRIOR TO LSU – Vandebilt Catholic HS
Competed for Vandebilt Catholic HS… took home the 2021 Louisiana Class 4A State title, winning the 1600, 3200, and 4×800-meter relay… won the state 4A cross country title in 2021, taking 19th place as an individual… held a PR of 10:49 in the 3200m and 5:12 in the one mile.

PERSONAL
Born on August 6th, 2004, in Houma, LA… daughter of Alain and Stacey Chesnut… has three siblings, Charlotte, Grace, and Jack… plans to pursue a degree in accounting at LSU.

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