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Year: Senior
Hometown: Lafayette, La.
High School: St. Thomas Moore


Junior (2011-12): Competed at the Ivy League Championships ... 19th in the 200 butterfly (1:54.28) ... 15th in the 400 IM with a time of 4:04.06 and 30th in the 200 IM (1:55.34) ... Runner up in the 200 IM at Columbia (1:55.38) ... Eighth in the 200 IM (1:57.44) against Penn and Yale ... Third in the 200 butterfly (1:55.34) in home-opener against Brown.

Sophomore (2010-11): Placed 19th in the 400 IM at the Ivy League Championships with a time of 4:06.08, earning points towards the team score ... Fourth in the 200 butterfly vs. Columbia (1:56.38) and third in the 200 IM (1:56.69) ... At the Dartmouth Invitational placed seventh in the 200 IM (1:57.20) and 400 IM (4:15.64) ... Member of the 400 free relay that finished in fifth place with a time of 3:14.42 ... Fifth place in the 200 fly vs. Brown (2:14.54) and sixth place in the 200 IM (2:13.76) ... Placed ninth in the 200 fly (2:00.06), 11th in the 200 back (2:00.27) and eighth in the 200 IM (1:59.74) against Harvard and Cornell.    

Freshman (2009-10):  At Colgate finished second in the 200-meter backstroke, 4th in the butterfly, and 5th in the 400 IM ... Took fifth in the 200 IM against Brown/Navy.

Before Dartmouth: Three-year swimming letterwinner at St. Thomas Moore HS ... LHSAA 4A State Champion in the 200 IM as a sophomore ... Served as captain his senior and junior years at St. Thomas Moore and was also a captain for the Riverside Swim Team ... Also earned varsity letters in cross country and track.  

Personal: Joseph is the son of Sarah and James Chance and has four sisters ... Plans to study Economics at Dartmouth and pursue a career in Medicine ... Also interested in Humanitarian Engineering.

Chance's Top Times

Event Time
100-yard Backstroke 57.93
200-yard Backstroke
100-yard Butterfly 53.96
200-yard Butterfly 1:53.88
200-yard Individual Medley
400-yard Individual Medley
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Interview: Men's Ivy Championship Preview, Feb. 20, 2018
Interview: Men's Ivy Championship Preview, Feb. 21, 2017
Interview: Men's Swimming and Diving Ivy Championship Preview, Feb. 25, 2016