Chase Fischer Athlete Profile | BYU Cougar Club

Chase Fischer Athlete Profile

#1 Chase Fischer

Position: Guard Height: 6-3 Weight: 190 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2013-2016 Hometown: Ripley, WV Last School: Wake Forest


  • Parents are John and Robin Fischer
  • Older brother Noah played college basketball at Marshall and University of Charleston
  • Before committing to Wake Forest was also recruited by Marshall, Ohio, UCF and VCU

At Wake Forest

  • Played in 62 games and started six times for the Demon Deacons
  • A team captain as a sophomore in 2012-13
  • As a sophomore averaged 4.5 points and 1.1 rebounds in 14.2 minutes per game while shooting .395 from the field, .422 from three and .600 from the free throw line
  • Scored a career-high 15 points while hitting a career-best 5 of 8 from three vs. High Point on Dec. 5, 2012
  • Scored in double figures five times and hit two-plus threes 10 times
  • As a freshman in 2011-12 averaged 6.3 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 26.1 minutes per game and shot .350 from the field, .320 from three and .821 from the free throw line
  • Scored in double figures nine times and hit two-plus threes 12 times

At Ripley High School

  • A 2011 first-team Parade All-American
  • 2011 Gatorade Boys Basketball Player of the Year for the state of West Virginia and a McDonald’s All-America nominee
  • Two-time first team all-state selection in 2009-10 and 2010-11
  • Received the 2011 Bill Evans Award, which goes to the state's player of the year (was second in the voting as a junior)
  • Placed second at the inaugural High School 3-Point Championships held during the 2011 NCAA Final Four in Houston
  • Scored 2,210 points at Ripley – 10th all-time in West Virginia state history
  • Led the state in scoring as a junior (32 ppg) and as a senior (37 ppg)
  • A four-year letterwinner for Craig Harmon at Ripley and led Vikings to four-straight winning seasons
  • Started as a freshman alongside older brother, Noah and helped Ripley to the school's first winning record (15-10, 11-8 MSAC) in more than a decade in 2007-08
  • As a senior in 2010-11 averaged 37.0 points, 6.7 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 2.5 steals per game, also made 141 3-point field goals
  • Averaged 32.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.7 assists as a junior
  • Named Mountain State Athletic Conference Player of the Year as a senior
  • Co-player of the year in the Mountain State Athletic Conference as a junior
  • First team All-Mid Ohio Valley
  • Named to the MaxPreps 2009-10 Junior All-American Team
  • Participated in the West Virginia North/South All-Star Game
  • Rated by both Rivals and Scout as a three-star prospect
  • Played AAU ball two seasons with the Ohio Basketball Club and two seasons with the West Virginia Wildcats Select Team
  • Graduated with a 3.5 cumulative GPA, was an honor roll student

2013-2014 | Redshirt Year

  • Sitting out due to NCAA transfer rules – played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Wake Forest from 2011 to 2013

2014-2015 | Junior Year

  • A team captain
  • Ranked 10th in the nation in 3-point field goals, 18th in 3-point field goals per game, 22nd in 3-point field goal attempts and 27th in 3-point field-goal percentage
  • Ranked 1st in the WCC in 3-point field goals made, 8th in 3-point field goal percentage and 13th in scoring
  • Set the BYU record for 3-pointers in a game with 10 vs. Chaminade at the Maui Invitational
  • Ranks 4th for most consecutive games with a 3-pointer in a single season with 18
  • Made 6 3s vs. Ole Miss in the NCAA tournament, tied for second most in BYU history in NCAA tournament games
  • Made 6 3s vs. Portland in the WCC tournament, the second most in BYU history in a conference tournament game
  • Ranks 2nd in BYU history for 3-pointers in a single season (103) and 4th in 3-point field goal percentage (.415, minimum 70 3-point field goals made)
  • Ranks 2nd in BYU history for games with 5 3-pointers (8) and is tied for second in games with 3 3-pointers (17)
  • Posted season highs of 30 points (Chaminade), 5 rebounds (twice), 5 assists (twice), 3 steals (Hawaii) and 10 3-point field goals (Chaminade)
  • Scored in double figures 21 times, 20-plus points 6 times and 30-plus points once
  • Led BYU in scoring 4 times

2015-2016 | Senior Year

  • A team captain
  • Named to the All-WCC First Team
  • Named to the Diamond Head Classic All-Tournament Team
  • Nationally was ranked 3rd in 3-point field goal attempts, 9th in total 3-point field goals made, 23rd in total field goal attempts, 26th in 3-point field goals per game, 27th in total points, 30th in total minutes, 63rd in total field goals made, 79th in scoring, 95th in 3-point field goal percentage and 106th in free-throw percentage
  • In the WCC was 1st in 3-point field goals made, 5th in scoring, 5th in free-throw percentage, 6th in minutes played and 11th in steals
  • In the BYU record book, concluded his career 1st in 3-point field goals per game, 1st in games with 5-plus 3-point field goals, 3rd in games with 3-plus 3-point field goals, 4th in 3-point field goals made and 39th in scoring
  • Was 7th fastest to 1,000 career points and tied for 6th fastest to 1,100 career points in BYU history
  • Finished the 2015-16 season T-1st in games with 3-plus 3-point field games in a season 2nd in 3-point field goals, 2nd in 3-point field goals per game, T-3rd in games with 5 3-point field goals, 9th in 3-point field goal percentage and 10th in points
  • Ended the season with 26-straight games with a made 3-pointer, the second-longest streak in BYU history
  • Set Diamond Head Classic records with 41 points and 9 3-pointer field goals vs. New Mexico
  • Posted season highs of 41 points (vs. New Mexico), 6 rebounds (3 times), 6 assists (at Santa Clara), 4 steals (vs. Weber State) and 9 3-point field goals (vs. New Mexico)
  • Scored in double figures 31 times and 20-plus points 18 times
  • Hit 3-plus 3s 22 times and had 3-plus steals 5 times
  • Led BYU in scoring 15 times and assists once