Christian Skaret  
Christian Skaret

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Minnetonka, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka


09/13/2014

Gophers Win UC Riverside Invitational

The Gophers totaled 43 team points in the winning effort at the UC Riverside Ag/Ops Course in Riverside, Calif.,

09/11/2014

`U' Heads to UC Riverside Invitational

A number of runners will make their first official appearance as Gophers this Saturday in California.

09/03/2014

Gophers Kick Off Season with Oz Memorial

The Gopher men will run Friday at 7 p.m. CT at Les Bolstad Golf Course.

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.

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 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)