Chelsea Pettit  
Chelsea Pettit

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Savage, Minn.

High School:
Holy Angels HS

Position:
Mid-Distance

Birthdate:
09/06/1991


08/15/2014

Five Minutes with Chelsea Pettit

Get to know Gophers' redshirt senior Chelsea Pettit

05/03/2014

Osterdyk Wins Shot Put at Hamline

The Gophers competed at the Meet of the Unsaintly on Saturday afternoon

04/26/2014

Gophers Win Four Titles at UC San Diego

Minnesota won the pole vault, 400m, 4x100m and 4x400m at the Triton Invitational

04/20/2014

Mid-Distance Gophers Race at Carleton Relays

Bollig and Mikkalson lead Minnesota in the 800m and 1,500m races

04/17/2014

Gophers Set for Carleton Relays

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

2014 Season - Indoor: Competed in six races and ran career-best times in the 800m (2:22.98), 1,000m (3:04.22) and mile (5:14.52) • finished eighth in the 800m (2:22.98) at St. Thomas Showcase • took fifth in the 1,000m (3:04.22) at Parents Day Open • ran career-best mile (5:14.52) at Jack Johnson Classic • ran on the third-place distance medley relay (12:19.53) at the Parents Day Open.

2014 Season - Outdoor: Ran six races • ran career-best 2:19.54 in the 800m and finished third at Holst Invitational • finished seventh in the 800m (2:21.21) at Macalester • ran a season-best 4:49.09 in the 1,500m for fourth place at Hamline • ran the 1,500m at UW-La Crosse (4:50.54), Meet of the Unsaintly (4:52.55) and Carleton Relays (4:53.60).

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).

2013 Season - Outdoor: Ran her season-best 1,500m time at Meet of the Unsaintly (4:44.44) • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2012 Season - Indoor: Placed eighth in the 3,000m at Parents Day Open (10:49.99).

2012 Season - 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 track & field seasons.

High School: A 2010 graduate of the Academy of Holy Angels • did not run cross country in high school • high school coaches were Jason Altman and Allie Woerpel • 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 • major is chemical engineering and chemistry with a minor in business management • daughter of Jamie and Bill Pettit • older siblings Paige and Billy graduated from Minnesota.

Pettit's Indoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:22.98 St. Thomas Showcase (2/14/14)
1,000m 3:04.22 Parents Day Open (2/22/14)
Mile 5:14.52 Jack Johnson Classic (1/24-25/14)
3,000m 10:49.99 Parents Day Open (2/18/12)
Pettit's Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:19.54 Holst Invitational 4/12/14)
1,500m 4:44.44 Meet of the Unsaintly (5/4/13)
3,000m 10:59.43 Rider Invitational (4/29/12)