Chelsea Pettit
Chelsea Pettit

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Savage, Minn.

High School:
Holy Angels HS

Birthdate:
09/06/1991

Experience:
1 Letter


07/08/2015

10 Gophers Named B1G Distinguished Scholars

Ten women's track & field and cross country representatives are among Minnesota's 72 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipients

07/08/2015

72 Gophers Earn B1G Distinguished Scholar Award

Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.

01/23/2015

Gophers Present 2014 Team Awards

Minnesota held its annual team banquet last weekend

12/10/2014

B1G Honors 18 Gophers for Academics

Minnesota has nine repeat academic all-conference honorees this fall

11/10/2014

No. 20 Gophers Head to NCAA Regional

Minnesota looks to secure its 10th-straight NCAA Championship berth this Friday

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2014 • Redshirt Senior Season: Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten • ran five races, finishing among the top six Gophers in each meet • 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 22:55 as the fifth Gopher in the open race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational • ran a season-best 22:43.7 as the third Gopher in sixth overall at Jack's Run • finished fourth on the team and 12th overall at Rocky's Run (24:13).

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.

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Minnesota led all NCAA Division I programs with six CoSIDA Academic All-District Track & Field/Cross Country honorees.

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