Chantae McMillan is a former olympian and decorated college track and field star.
In 2007 she compiled 4 Big XII Championships and set two school records, graduating as the most accomplished heptathlete in Nebraska Cornhuskers history. McMillan placed fourth in Heptathlon at 2010 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships scoring 5,583 points. She placed second in the Pentathlon as a senior at the 2011 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships.
McMillan qualified for the 2012 London Olympics at the U.S. Olympic trials on June 30, 2012. She placed third at the trials with a score of 6,188 points. At the trials, McMillan set personal bests in 100 meter hurdles, 200 meters, shot put, javelin, and 800 meters and achieved the Olympic A standard. At the 2012 Olympics, she finished in 28th place.
On June 20, 2015, McMillan scored 5,601 points to place fifth overall in Women’s Heptathlon at the Pan American Combined Events Cup. McMillan was one of six athletes to be featured on the 2015 cover of ESPN’s Body Issue.
In the 2015-2016 school year, McMillan trained and coached at University of Dayton in preparation for U.S. Olympic trials on July 10, 2016. McMillan placed fifth scoring a personal best of 6,326 points at the U.S. Olympic trials on July 10, 2016.