Christian Skaret  
Christian Skaret


Minnetonka, Minn.

High School:


Bartnik Earns Fred O. Watson Award

Additionally, the Gophers announced Aaron Bartnik, Christian Skaret and Adam Zutz will serve as captains for the 2015 cross country season.


Gophers Finish Fourth at NCAA Regional

Aaron Bartnik finished fourth to earn All-Region honors.


Gophers Head to NCAA Midwest Regional

The University of Minnesota men's cross country team returns to action this Friday at the 2014 NCAA Midwest Regional in Peoria, Ill.


Minnesota Set for Fall Finale

Minnesota has boasted the individual champion at the Fall Finale for two-straight years.


Bartnik, Gophers Finish Seventh at B1G Meet

Minnesota returns to competition next Friday with the Fall Finale in Collegeville, Minn.

2013 | Redshirt Junior Season
Opened the season at the UC Riverside Invitational and helped the Gophers to a team title • his time of 24:20.9 marked a new personal eight-kilometer record while Skaret finished ninth overall at the meet • finished 52nd in the Griak Invitational with a time of 25:56.5. • Finished 43rd at the Big Ten Championship with a time of 24:33.3. • Placed 26th at the 2014 NCAA Midwest Regional with a time of 30:43.9.

2013 | Redshirt Sophomore Season
Competed in five meets for the Gophers during the 2013 season • opened the season with a sixth-place finish at the Oz Memorial, finishing in19:42.1 • placed 101st at the Griak Invitational, clocking a 25:46.7 • crossed the finish line at 26:05.8 to place 125th at the Notre Dame Invitational • placed 42nd at the Big Ten meet with a time of 25:23.3 • part of the Gophers' NCAA Regional squad, finishing 87th with a time of 32:16.9 • Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner • earned second letter.

2012 | Redshirt Freshman Season
Competed in two events for the Gophers as a redshirt freshman in 2012 • made his Gophers debut at the Oz Memorial, finishing 14th overall with a time of 19:47.25 • finished 17th overall in the open race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, crossing the finish line at 25:01 • letter winner.

2011 | Freshman Season
Redshirted the 2011 cross country season.

High School
Graduated from Minnetonka High School in 2011 • high school coaches were Jeff Renlund, Steve Hoag, Chris Cohen and Matt Weirsum • two time all state selection • two time all conference in cross country • finished 13th in his senior year at the state championships • state champion in the 1,600m as a senior • lettered four years in cross country • also participated in track, golf, baseball, hockey and Nordic skiing.

Born on September 3, 1992 • son of Jeff and Heidi Skaret • majoring in sport management • enjoys wake surfing, pond hockey and boating.

Skaret's Career Bests
10K 30:43.9 2014 NCAA Midwest Regional (Nov. 14, 2014)
8K 24:20.9 UC Riverside Invitational (Sept. 14, 2014)
6K 19:42.1 2013 Oz Memorial (Sept. 6, 2013)
Finish 6th 2013 Oz Memorial (Sept. 6, 2013)