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Friday, March 24, 2017
Chelsey (Totten) Albertson (Golden Valley HS, Newhall; Arizona State)
Clocked a new PR in the 1500m at the Baldy Castillo Invite, which now ranks 6th all-time
Won Pac-12 Women's Track Athlete of the Week on March 21
Ran a new personal best in the 5,000m event at the Iowa State Classic, recording a 16:03.47 to jump into 3rd all-time on the ASU indoor list; it was the best time ran since Olympian Amy Hastings ran the ASU record in 2007
Placed 5th in the 5k event and 14th in the 3k at the MPSF Championships
Earned points for the Sun Devils placing 3rd overall in the 3k RUN at the Aggie Invitational
Placed 10th at the Pac-12 Outdoor Championships in the 5k event
Finished the 1500m with a time of 4:21.26 at the Pac-12 vs Big-10 Invitational, a new collegiate best
Was part of the 4x800 relay team that broke a 12-year old Baldy Castillo Invite record
Competed in the DMR at the MPSF Indoor Championships, finishing 4th
Recorded a time of 4:54.78 in the mile at the Texas A&M Quadrangular, placing second
Competed in the 5000m run at the Pac-12 Championships.
Ran a personal best of 16:19.07 in the 5000m run, placing first at the Mt. Sac Relays (4/17).
Placed eighth in the 5000m run with 17:18.22 at the Pac-12/Big Ten Invitational (3/28).
Ran a personal best of 2:14.72 in the 800m, taking 12th at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (3/20).
Ran a personal best of 4:27.26 in the 1500m, taking fifth at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (3/20).
Competed on the third-place distance medley relay team at the MPSF Indoor Championships (2/27), which is ranked fourth in school history.
Took fourth in the 3000m run with 9:36.02 at the Husky Classic (2/14).
Recorded a personal best time of 2:18.61 in the 800m at the Baldy Castillo Invitational.
Recorded a personal best time of 4:28.43 in the 1500m at the ASU Invitational.
Recorded a personal best time of 16:48.89 in the 5000m at the Mt. Sac Relays.
Recorded a personal best time of 11:31.02 in the 3000m steeplechase at the Double Dual.
Member of the sixth place distance medley relay team at the MPSF Indoor Championships (11:34.40), which ranks eighth in school history.
Recorded a personal best time of 4:56.00 in the mile at the Husky Classic.
A 2013 graduate of Golden Valley High School (Newhall, CA).
Four-time letterman in track; four-time letterman in cross country.
2012-2013 Foothill 1600 League Champion.
2009-2012 Cross Country MVP.
2012 Track & Field MVP ... 2009-2012 top Distance track runner.
Holds school record in 800 (2:13), 1600 (4:53), and 3200 (10:41).
Personal: Daughter to Zack and Diane Totten ... Has one older brother, Seth, and one sister, Weslie … married to teammate, CJ Albertson ... Majoring in kinesiology.