|Hometown:||Garden City, N.Y.|
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,
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
|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)|