Cross Country
Lindsay Petri - Cross Country - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • 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 4×800 meter relay her senior year … Part of a school-record setting 4×800 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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