Chelsea Pettit  
Chelsea Pettit

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Savage, Minn.

High School:
Holy Angels HS

Birthdate:
09/06/1991


10/17/2014

Berkholtz Leads Gophers to 15th Place at Wisconsin

The top four Gophers record career-best times at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational

10/14/2014

Minnesota Set for Two Meets in Wisconsin

The No. 26 Gophers compete at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational and the Tori Neubauer Invitational this week

10/04/2014

Rethwisch Leads Gophers at Blugold Invite

Minnesota finished second in the team standings

09/05/2014

Decker Claims Oz Memorial Title

The Gophers finished second in the team standings at the Oz Memorial

08/15/2014

Five Minutes with Chelsea Pettit

Get to know Gophers' redshirt senior Chelsea Pettit

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2014 • Redshirt Senior Season: Finished 24th overall and sixth on the team at the Oz Memorial 6K in 24:02.9 • placed third among the Gophers and 26th overall at the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Invite in 23:10.3 • ran a season-best 22:55 as the fifth Gopher in the open race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational.

2013 • Redshirt Junior Season: Ran at six meets • improved in each of her first four meets of the season, leading up to a season-best 22:27.5 to lead the Gophers at the Neubauer Invitational in ninth overall • posted times of 24:28.3 (Oz Memorial), 23:23.9 (Griak Invitational) and 22:52.71 (Blugold Invitational) to begin the season • also ran at Jack's Run (23:03.8) and Rocky's Run (24:17).

2012 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Ran her season-best time of 23:25.85 at the Blugold Invite, finishing 51st (15th on the team) • competed in six races overall.

2011 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Competed in four races • finished sixth on the team and 20th overall at the Tori Neubauer 6K, running 23:14 • placed fourth among the Gophers and 21st overall with a 23:54 at the Bluegold Invite • ran the Roy Griak Invitational in 23:31.50 • clocked 24:32.51 at the Oz Memorial.

2010 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the 2010 cross country season.

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 1600m • earned all-state track honors three times in the 1600m and twice in the 3200m • also earned multiple All-Missota Conference honors • Athena Award recipient • voted team MVP in soccer • math team member • Commended 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.