Christian Skaret  
Christian Skaret

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Minnetonka, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka


11/15/2013

Gophers Tie for Fifth at NCAA Regional

The Gophers were led by their three senior captains -- Andrew Larsen, Derek Storkel and John Simons.

11/07/2013

Skaret Earns Big Ten Sportsmanship Honor

The student-athletes chosen are individuals who have distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior.

11/03/2013

Gophers Finish Fourth at Big Tens

The University of Minnesota men's cross country program finished fourth at the 2013 Big Ten Men's Cross Country Championships, totaling 136 team points.

10/31/2013

Gophers Set for Big Ten Championships

Purdue will host this year's conference championship with the men's race scheduled for 9:45 a.m. CT on Sunday.

10/19/2013

Gophers Close Weekend at Wisconsin

The Gophers return to action on Nov. 3 with the Big Ten Championships in West Lafayette, Ind.

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.

Personal
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 32:16.9 2013 NCAA Regional (Nov. 15, 2013)
8K 25:01 2012Wisconsin adidas Invitational Open Race (Oct. 12, 2012)
6K 19:42.1 2013 Oz Memorial (Sept. 6, 2013)
Finish 6th 2013 Oz Memorial (Sept. 6, 2013)