Cross Country

 Lindsay Petri
Lindsay Petri


Girard, Pa.

High School:
General McLane

• 2009, 2008 and 2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2008 NCAA Cross Country Championship Participant
• Freshman Record Holder - 3,000m Steeplechase

2008-09 (Junior): Cross Country - Competed in first NCAA Championship Meet finishing the 6K course in 22:34 ... Finished 36th overall at NCAA Southeast Regional with a personal-best 6K time of 21:57 ... As the fifth team scorer across the finish, her PR could not have come at a better time as she secured UK a second-place team finish at the Regional and an automatic bid to the NCAA National Championships ... Placed 43rd overall at SEC Championships running 22:20 on the 6K course ... Scored in all six meets that she ran this season. Indoor - Did not compete. Outdoor - Did not compete.

2007-08 (Sophomore): Cross Country - Competed in all six meets for the Wildcats on the season ... Finished 10th overall at Eastern Kentucky 2-mile course at 11:35. Indoor - At the Husky Invitational ran season-best 5000m mark of 17:37.35 ... At New Balance Collegiate Invitational ran season-best 3000m time of 10:09.21 ... At Rod McCravy Memorial posted personal-best time in the mile of 05:04.91. Outdoor - Placed seventh in the steeplechase at the SEC Championships with a personal-best time of 10:56.77 ... Ran personal-best 5000m time of 17:09.59 at Stanford Invitational ... Finished third in the steeplechase at the Sea Ray Relays crossing the line in 11:07.85.

2006-07 (Freshman): Cross Country - Competed in five of six meets her freshman year ... Finished 31st overall at the Old Timers Classic (20:28, 5K) ... Was sixth on the team and 10th overall at the EKU Invitational (11:53, 2-mile) ... Posted a personal-best 5K time of 19:35 at the Cal Poly Invitational (50th overall). Indoor - Competed in the mile run and the 3,000 and 5,000 meters. Outdoor - Set the freshman school record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic with a time of 11:30.10. ... Also competed in the 3,000 and 5,000 meters.

High School: A four-year member of her high school's track and cross country teams ... Her cross country squad was the district and regional champion her junior and senior years ... Her track team also won the district title her final campaign ... Finished 24th at the state championships in cross country her senior year ... An all-state and all-region selection, and district cross country champion her senior year ... A first-team all-Erie County League selection her freshman and sophomore campaigns ... Finished seventh at the state cross country championships her sophomore year ... Also a district champion and state qualifier in the 1,600 and 3,200 meter her junior season ... Posted the school record in the 3,200 meter with a time of 11:15 her junior year ... Also a district champion and state qualifier in the 3,200 meter and the 4x800 meter relay her senior year ... Part of a school-record setting 4x800 relay team her final campaign with a time of 9:28 ... Also competed in swimming her junior year ... Was her high school's Salutatorian ... A member of her high school's Principal's Honor Roll every semester of her high school career ... An advisor for Students for Academic Excellence ... A member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Full name is Lindsay Michele Petri ... Born Oct. 10, 1987 ... Parents are Rick and Doreen Petri ... Has one sister, Sarah, attending the University of Michigan ... Major is kinesiology.

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