|Hometown:||Round Hill, Va.|
Delivered big-meet outputs as a first-year after settling in nicely with the program … Coaches note could make a strong impact within the team concept going forward after overcoming an injury.
2017 Cross Country: Rounded out the scorers for Wooster’s fourth-place team at the NCAC Championships (Oct. 28) with a 26:44.5, good for a spot in the top 35 … One of six harriers with a sub-27:00 time at the NCAC Championships … Turned in a 29:07.2 at the Great Lakes Regional (Nov. 11) … Added strong times of 28:05.9 at the Jenna Strong Invitational (Oct. 13) and 28:49.9 at the All-Ohio Championships (Sept. 29).
2017 Outdoor: Primarily competed in the 800 meters … Ran a season-best 2:01.64 en route to a third-place finish in the 800 at the Bob Kahn Invitational (April 8) … Contributed with top-eight 800 performances at Kenyon’s Spring Invite (April 22) and Denison’s Big Red Invitational (April 28) … Went 2:05.80 in the prelims of the NCAC Championships (May 6) in the 800.
2017 Indoor: Participated in two meets … Went 2:03.46 in preliminary heat of the 800 at NCAC Championships (March 4).
2016 Cross Country: Ran in all eight meets as an immediate point contributor … Totaled seven top-five team finishes … Fifth Scot to cross 8,000-meter course at NCAC Championships (Oct. 30) with a clip of 28:25.6 … Claimed fifth-place team time of 30:57.8 at championship-length All-Ohio collegiate meet (Sept. 30) … Went 15:53.8 to place second overall at Twilight 5K Challenge (Nov. 4).
Prior to Wooster: Two-time all-state 800 and 4x400 runner under Scott Burns at Woodgrove High School … Regional champion in the 800 senior year … Three-time all-conference honoree in cross country and track & field … Capped senior year as part of Conference 21B 4x400 championship team.
Personal: Born June 24, 1998 … Son of Rob and Reni Pettit … Majoring in computer science and mathematics.