Christian Skaret  
Christian Skaret

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Minnetonka, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka


12/11/2014

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.

11/14/2014

Gophers Finish Fourth at NCAA Regional

Aaron Bartnik finished fourth to earn All-Region honors.

11/13/2014

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.

11/06/2014

Minnesota Set for Fall Finale

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

11/02/2014

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.

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 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)