Women's Cross Country

    Chanel Fischetti
    Chanel  Fischetti


    Laguna Niguel, Calif.

    High School:
    Dana Hills High



    At USC: Chanel Fischetti begins her final season as a cross country runner at USC and will finish her schooling this semester. 2008: Set a PR of 18:04.10 to place in the top 10 in all three dual meet competitions at the CS Bakersfield Invitational won by USC on Oct. 17. ..Was one of USC's scoring runners in all six meets in which she competed. 2007: Was one of USC's scoring runners in all four of the regular season meets she competed in and was the Trojans' sixth finisher in both postseason races...Placed 33rd as the third Trojan with a time of 19:48.30 at the CSUF Season Opener on Sept. 1...Was USC's fifth runner and placed 50th overall with a 5K PR of 19:31 at the Aztec Invitational on Sept. 15...Shaved over two minutes off her 6K best with a new PR of 21:54.24 to finish 32nd (fifth Trojan) at the Pepperdine Invitational on Sept. 22...Had a strong race at the tough Triton Invitational course on Oct. 6, placing 19th as the fourth Trojan with a time of 23:49.9...Was USC's sixth finisher and 66th overall at the Pac-10 Championships as she ran 22:50.4, over two minutes better than her Pac-10 finals race last year...In her first NCAA West Regional race, she was USC's sixth finisher and 148th overall with a time of 23:05.50...2006: Competed in all six meets for the Trojans and finished between third and sixth among USC runners each time...Was USC's third-place finisher in the first 6K meet of the season on Sept. 23 at Pepperdine, placing 11th with a season-best of 24:10...Ran her fastest 5K race of 19:33 at the CS Fullerton Invitational on Oct. 20...Ran at the Pac-10 Championships for USC and posted a time of 24:56.70, 69th overall and USC's sixth-best time...Improved her time in each of the 5K races during the season.

    High School: Fischetti is a 2006 graduate of Dana Hills (Calif.) High... She ran cross country and track at Dana Hills in the South Coast League...Had a personal-best time of 18:28 in cross country, 2:17 in the 800m, 5:07 in the 1600m and 11:30 in the 3200m...Was a class officer at Dana Hills High and was the school's valedictorian.

    Personal: Her interests include food, going to the beach and hanging out with friends ...Her biggest sports heroes are Trojan teammates Bridget Helgerson, Zsofia Erdelyi, Christine Greer and Shelby Buckley...Is a neuroscience and sociology (pre-med) major at USC and is a Dean's List student...Plans to attend medical school and work internationally...Was a 2007 Pac-10 Cross Country All-Academic first team selection...She served as secretary for the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) in 2007 which put on the Second Annual Tommy Awards held at the Galen Center.