Women's Cross Country, Track & Field

Britten  Petrey
Britten Petrey

RS Junior

Schaumburg, Ill.

High School:

XC - Distance


I/O Eligibility:


Six Illini Finish in Top-Five at LSU

Two Illini set personal bests on Saturday


#18 Illinois Athletes Head to Three Meets This Weekend

Illini to compete at LSU; Jesse Owens and Mt. SAC


Ashley Spencer Wins Two Events at ASU

Four Illini crack school's top-10 in events


Women's Cross Country Season Preview

The 2012 session starts Friday, Aug. 31 with the Illini Challenge


Spencer Wins USA Junior 400m Title

The freshman qualified for the IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona


Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships

Photos of the Illinois women's track & field team at the Big Ten Indoor Championships from February 27-28, 2015.


EIU Big Blue Classic

Photos of the Illinois women's track & field team competing at the EIU Big Blue Classic on April 3-4, 2015.


Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invite

Photos of the Illini women's track & field team competing at the Vanderbilt Black & Gold Invite on March 27-28.


EIU Early Bird

Photos from the EIU Early Bird on January 5, 2014.


Orange and Blue Preview

Illinois placed second at the Orange and Blue Preview with Meghan Frigo finishing first with a time of 21:27.


Cross Country
2014 XC - JUNIOR
Was consistently a top-five finisher for the Illini ... Competed at the NCAA Midwest Regional and was Illinois' fifth runner ... Recorded a personal-best 6K time of 21:31.6 at the Big Ten Championships, finishing fourth for the Illini ... Finished third for the squad and fifth overall at the Illini Open ... Was the sixth Illini runner into the chute at the Bradley Invitational with a season-best 6K time of 22:04.9 ... Crossed the finish line as the fifth Orange and Blue runner at the Roy Griak Invite ... Registered a personal-best 5K time of 17:59 at the Illinois State Invite, finishing 11th overall ... Earned an eighth-place finish at the Illini Challenge.

Scored points for the Illini at the Big Ten Championships, where she finished fifth for the team with a 6K time of 22:52 ... Finished seventh for the squad at both the Pre-National Invitational and Notre Dame Invitational ... Finished sixth for the Illini at the Boilermaker Invitational.

Redshirt season.

Placed fifth for the Orange and Blue and 106th overall with a 6K time of 23:10.71 at the NCAA Midwest Regional ... Finished fifth and scored points for the Illini after placing 89th overall at the Big Ten Championships with a 6K time of 22:33 ... Started Illini career finishing third for the Illini and 14th overall at the Illini Challenge, recording a 4K time of 15:31 ... Came in sixth for the Illini and 10th overall at the Bradley Open, with a three-mile time of 17:53 ... Scored points for Illinois at Orange and Blue Preview, placing third with a 6K time of 21:56 ... Placed fourth on the team at the Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational ... Finished fifth for Illinois at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational.


2014 Track and Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 1,500m at the Big Ten Championships ... Went undefeated in the 3,000m steeplechase, placing first at the ASU Invitational, Tiger Track Classic and Illinois Twilight ... Placed second in the 1,500m at the LSU Alumni Gold meet.

Indoor: Competed in the mile at the Big Ten Championships ... Won the 3,000m at the Orange & Blue Open with a personal-best time of 10:10.19 ... Placed seventh in the mile at the Tyson Invitational.

2013 Track and Field
Indoor: Placed sixth in the 3,000m at the EIU Special.

2012 Track and Field
Outdoor: Redshirt season.

Indoor:Redshirt season.

High School
Helped team capture the IHSA Class 3A state cross country title in 2011 ... Earned All-State Honors in cross country and track as a junior in 2010 ... Qualified for the state meet all four years.

Daughter of Joanne and Michael Petrey ... Born March 10, 1993... Has one brother, Mike ... Hobbies include running, swimming, movies and traveling to new places ... Was a member of the National Honors Society for two years.

Petrey's Personal Bests
Cross Country
3 Mile: 17:53 - Bradley Open (9/9/11)
4K: 15:31 - Illini Challenge (9/2/11)
5K: 17:59 - Illinois State Invite (9/12/14)
6K: 21:31.6 - Big Ten Championships (11/2/14)

1,500m: 4:26.62 - LSU Alumni Gold (4/19/14)
3,000m SC: 10:49.81 - Drake Relays (4/25/14)

Mile: 4:55.39 - Tyson Invitational (2/14/14)
3,000m: 10:10.19 - Orange & Blue Open (2/22/14)

Updated December 2014