Christian Skaret
Christian  Skaret

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Minnetonka, Minn.

High School:
Minnetonka


12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

11/21/2015

Gophers Finish 19th at NCAAs

The Gophers totaled 464 points for the 10-kilometer course at E. P.

11/19/2015

Minnesota Made

The No. 16 Gophers will send an exclusively Minnesotan roster to the NCAA Championships on Saturday.

11/18/2015

No. 16 Gophers Set for NCAA Championships

Minnesota will run at the 2015 NCAA Championships on Saturday in Louisville.

09/29/2015

Christian Skaret Photo Gallery

Christian Skaret Photo Gallery

GOPHERS CAREER
2015 team captain • 16 career races  two top-10 finishes • three-year letter winner (2012, 2013, 2014).

2015| REDSHIRT SENIOR SEASON
Will serve as team captain with Aaron Bartnik and Adam Zutz. • At the 2015 Oz Memorial, placed 10th with a time of 19:23.1. • At the Louisville DI Pre-Nationals, finished the 8k with a time of 24:50.5. • Finished the Big Ten Championships with a time of 25:00.7. •  At the NCAA Midwest Regional finished the 10k with a time of 30:59.3. •  Finished with a time of 31:32.3 at the NCAA Championships. 

2014 | REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON
Competed in five meets for the Gophers • factored into the team score for four meets • 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 • ram a 24:51 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, finishing 134th overall (130th among attached runners) • finished 43rd at the Big Ten Championship with a time of 24:33.3 • placed 26th at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a time of 30:43.9 • earned third letter. 

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 • earned first letter. 

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 NCAA Midwest Regional (Nov. 14, 2014)
8K 24:20.9 UC Riverside Invitational (Sept. 14, 2014)
6K 19:42.1 Oz Memorial (Sept. 6, 2013)
Finish 6th Oz Memorial (Sept. 6, 2013)

MORE HEADLINES

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

12/9/2015

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

Gophers Finish 19th at NCAAs

11/21/2015

The Gophers totaled 464 points for the 10-kilometer course at E. P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park.

Zutz Honored by USATF Minnesota

11/19/2015

The St. Francis, Minn., native was a First Team All-Big Ten and All-Region honoree this year.

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