Nick Petsky
Nick Petsky
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Garden City, N.Y.
High School: Chaminade

2012: Ran a season-best 8K time of 27:24.02 at the New England Championship junior varsity race on Oct. 7 … also ran at the Harry Lang Invitational (50th, 21:41.5), National Catholic Championship (193rd, 28:11), Paul Short Invitational (223rd, 28:33) and Patriot League Championship (71st, 29:37.2). 

2011: Ran a season-best 27:08 at the National Catholic Championship on Sept. 16 … Finished 21st at the Blue Devil Invitational with a time of 28:34 … also ran in the Paul Short Invitational (234th, 28:08), New England Championship (234th, 28:41) and Patriot League Championship (77th, 28:56.2).

2010: Ran a career-best time of 27:07 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational junior varsity race … placed 18th at Maine (28:40) … ran at the Bryant Invitational (51st, 18:05), Blue Devil Invitational (56th, 28:45), New England Championship sub-varsity race (108th, 27:56) and Patriot League Championship (84th, 29:11).

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity cross country team at Chaminade H.S. … team won the league championship in 2008, 2009 and 2010 … named to the All-League team in 2010 … also a member of the indoor and outdoor track and field teams … team won the indoor and outdoor league championships in 2008 and 2009 … named to the All-League team in 2008, 2009 and 2010 as a member of the 4x800 relay team.

Personal: Son of Michael and Mary Beth Petsky … has one brother (Kevin) and one sister (Mary Kate) … majoring in Political Science.


Petsky's Top 8K Performances

Year Time Event (Date)
2010 27:07 UMass Dartmouth Invitational (9/18)
2011 27:08 National Catholic Championship (9/16)
2012 27:24.02 New England Championship (10/7)