NCAA West Regional Cross Country Championships
2013: 119th (21:39.0 - 6K) 2012: 167th (22.34.0 - 6K)
Mountain West Cross Country Championships
2013: 56th (23:50.9 - 6K) 2012: 51st (23:20.9 - 6K)
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed mainly in the 800 and 1,500, ending her season with a 15th-place finish in the 800 at the Mountain West Championships in 2:19.22 on May 16 ... made her outdoor 2014 debut at the UCSD Collegiate on March 15, taking second as a member of the 4x400-meter relay in 4:02.24 and also running the 5K ... came in 11th in the invitational 1,500 in 4:38.23 at the Aztec Invitational on March 28 and fourth a day later in the invitational 800 in 2:13.57 ... doubled in the 800 and 1,500 at the Cal/Nevada Championships on April 4-5, finishing fourth in the former in 2:15.15 and winning the latter in a PR of 4:34.70 ... had run a 2:13.42 in the prelims of the 800 as well ... also ran the 1,500 at the Mt. SAC Relays in the open portion.
Indoor Track and Field: Competed in the Mountain West Indoor Championships (Feb. 28) in two events, running a leg of the ninth-place distance medley relay in 12:48.63 and taking 15th in the 800 in 2:21.01 ... had a terrific weekend at the Howie Ryan Invitational on Jan. 31-Feb. 1, setting a pair of school records ... first ran a leg of the fastest DMR in school history on Jan. 31 in 12:05.71 in a second-place finish ... then ran a school-best mile in 5:01.00 the following day in the mile in an eighth-place showing ... was sixth in the mile at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational on Feb. 15 in 5:08.78.
Cross Country: Has a very productive cross country season as the team's top runner in SDSU's final five races ... posted three of the team's fasted 5K's on the season and the fastest 6K ... was 34th out of 147 in the opener at the Mark Covert Classic on Aug. 31 in 19:31.9 (5K) ... came in fifth out of 134 runners at the adidas/UCI Invitational on Sept. 7 in 18:33.9 ... took 16th (of 85) in 18:52.0 at the Aztec Invitational on Sept. 21 ... broke 18 minutes for the first time of her career at the NCAA Inter-Regional (Oct. 4), taking 42nd of 156 in 17:44.0 ... followed with a pair of top-10 finishers, first in ninth of 91 at the Highlander Invitational on Oct. 19 in 17:55.8 and then fifth of 95 at the Titan Invitational (Oct. 25) in 17:46.5 ... placed 56th out of 85 in her first 6K of the season at the MW Championships on Nov. 1 in 23:50.9 ... ended the season in 119th (of 225) at the NCAA West Regional Championships on Nov. 15 in 21:39.0 (6K).
Outdoor Track and Field: Ran in 11 races over seven meets in her first outdoor campaign, mainly in the 800 ... outdoor debut came on March 9 at the San Diego Championships where she won the 1,500 (4:40.46) and was a member of the winning 4x400-meter relay (3:55.72) ... came in 13th in the invitational 800 at the Aztec Invitational on March 16 ... ran the 800 again at the Cal/Nevada Championships, taking eighth in the prelims on March 29 in 2:13.16 and fifth in the final a day later in 2:12.37 ... took second in the 1,500 at the CSUSM Mangrum Invite on April 6 in a season-best time of 4:37.95 and also ran in a seventh-place 4x400 relay (4:10.80) ... took 33rd in the 800 (2:11.49) at the Mt. SAC Relays on April 19 ... was 15th in her only 400 (1:02.82) on April 27 ... finished seventh in the 800 at the MW Championships on May 11 in 2:11.06, a day after placing second in the prelims in a collegiate-best time of 2:09.45.
Indoor Track and Field: Did not run in an indoor race in her first season at SDSU.
Cross Country: Was in the top six on the team the whole season ... finished fifth out of 78 runners in the UCSD Opener on Aug. 31 with a 2.50-mile time of 15:24.8 ... was 21st of 64 at the Aztec Invitational (Sept. 15) in 19:55.9 (5K) ... followed with a 169th-place showing (out of 292) at the Stanford Invitational (6K) in 23:27.0 ... was 28th of 238 at the UCSD Triton Classic on Oct. 6 in 23:26.4 (6K) ... finished 46th of 125 at the Fullerton Invitational 5K on Oct. 19 in 19:07.1 ... was 51st at the Mountain West Championships on Oct. 26 in 23:20.9 (6K) ... finished her first season with a 167th-place effort at the NCAA West Regionals on Nov. 9 in 22:34.0 (6K).
Lettered two years for the Stallions ... qualified for the CIF meet all four years she competed ... was a all-CIF, all-state and Seaview League Athlete of the Year as a senior ... earned all-league honors three times ... was named San Juan Hills High School's MVP in track & field twice ... took fourth in the 800 at the 2012 state meet ... owns high school PR's of 2:09.29 in the 800, 4:59.33 in the 1,600 and 19:24 in the 3-Mile.
Chelsea Michelle Kruthers was born July 22, 1994, in Laguna Beach, Calif. ... daughter of Denise and Michael Kruthers ... was also recruited by Washington State, Arizona State and Long Beach State ... undecided on a major.