Chelsea Pettit  
Chelsea Pettit

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Savage, Minn.

High School:
Holy Angels HS

Position:
Mid-Distance

Birthdate:
09/06/1991


04/17/2014

Gophers Set for Carleton Relays

Minnesota's mid-distance runners make up the majority of the Gophers competing this weekend

04/10/2014

Three Gophers Win at Hamline Invite

Minnesota won the long jump, discus and hammer Wednesday evening

02/22/2014

Minnesota Earns Six Event Titles

The Gophers won three running events and three field events Saturday

05/31/2012

149 Gopher Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons

05/31/2012

Academic All-Big Ten Team Includes 37 Gopher Track & Field Student Athletes

This year's tally is the highest in team history.

2013 Season - Indoor: Season-best mile race came at the Parents Day Open (5:15.85) • ran the 3,000m at the Northwest Open (11:01.67). Outdoor: Ran her season-best 1,500m time at the Meet of the Unsaintly (4:44.44) • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2012 Season - Indoor: Placed eighth in the 3,000m at the Parents Day Open (10:49.99). Outdoor: Won the 3,000m at the Rider Invitational (10:59.43) • competed in the 1,500m at the Hamline Twilight (5:03.03) • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2011 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School: A 2010 graduate of the Academy of Holy Angels • did not run cross country in high school • high school track coach was Jason Altman • 2009 Minnesota Class AA state runner-up in the 1,600m • earned all-state track honors three times in the 1,600m and twice in the 3,200m • also earned multiple All-Missota Conference honors • Athena Award recipient • voted team MVP in soccer • math team member • National Merit Scholar • National Honor Society member • class salutatorian.

Personal: Born September 6, 1991 • intends to major in chemical engineering • daughter of Jamie and Bill Pettit • older siblings Paige and Billy graduated from Minnesota.

CAREER BESTS
Event Time
Meet
1,500m, Outdoor 4:44.44 Meet of the Unsaintly (5/4/13)
Mile, Indoor 5:14.52 Jack Johnson (1/24/14)
3,000m, Indoor 10:49.99 Parents Day (2/18/12)