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Daniel Chaid
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Daniel Chaid 1739571
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 184
Year: Freshman
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Bellarmine College Prep

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14):
Finished his freshman campaign with a 10-9 overall record, including a 4-3 mark in duals … Started for the Sooners at 184 pounds for seven duals … Recorded a key 7-3 decision of Kyle Crutchmer in OU’s comeback 16-15 victory against OSU on Dec. 1 … Missed six weeks after having his appendix removed … Returned to the team lineup for the Big 12 Championship on March 8, where he finished fourth … Took third at Brockport/Oklahoma Invitational, helping the Sooners to their 15th straight win at the event ... Also competed at OCU Open, where he took third place in freshman/sophomore division at 184 pounds … Recorded seven decisions, one major decision and two falls on the season.

Attended Bellarmine College Prep, where he lettered four seasons and graduated in 2012 … Junior Fila Freestyle Pan Am Champion … Five-time freestyle California state champion … Fargo runner-up in Greco … Finished fourth in Fargo freestyle … Two-time California state placer (finished eighth and third) … Two-time CCS Champion … University Nationals fourth-place finisher in Greco … 2008 Santa Clara County Champion … Named Team MVP in 2011 and 2012 … Received CCS Sportsmanship Award in 2011 … SCVWA Grand Champion in 2012 … Trained at the Olympic Training Center last year.

Parents are Dan and Theresa Chaid … Has one brother: Mark … Father, Dan, competed at OU and was a four-time All-American and 1985 NCAA Champion …  Hometown is San Jose, Calif. … Business major.

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