2011-12 XC: Opened the season with a 34th place finish at the Elon Invitational (Sept 17) … set personal record in the 5,000 meter at The Southern Conference Championships, recording a time of 18:57 to finish 61st overall (Oct 29) … crossed the line in a 6,000 meter personal best time of 24:02 at the prestigious NCAA Southeast Regional in Louisville, Ky. (Nov 12). Indoor: Recorded a sixth place overall finish in the 5,000m at the Hokie Invitational in Blacksburg, Va., crossing the line in a time of 19:24.82 (Jan 21) … Ran a time of 10:50.15 for 3,000m at the Fast Track Invite to finish in 22nd overall (Feb 11) … finished 19th overall in the 3,000m at the SoCon Indoor Championships, crossing the line in 11:07.89 (Feb 23). Outdoor: Ran a personal best time of 10:55.05 in the 3,000m at the Wake Forest Open, finishing in 28th place overall (Mar 17) … crossed the line in a personal best time of 18:42.65 for 5,000m at the Raleigh Relays, placing 15th overall (Mar 30) … finished 19th overall in the 5,000 at the SoCon Outdoor Championships, crossing the line in a time of 19:30.89 (Apr 22) ... SoCon Academic Honor Roll.
2010-11: XC: Redshirted the season. Indoor: Ran a 20:42.51 in the 5,000 meters at the Tiger Paw Invitational to finish in 23rd. Outdoor: Set a new personal-best in the 1,500 meters at the Duke Invitational with a time of 5:20.90 … also ran a 5:25.90 in the 1,500 meters at the Raleigh Relays … posted a season-best time of 11:46.46 in the 3,000 meters at the Wake Forest Open.
2009-10: XC: Earned SoCon Academic All-Conference honors … was just seven seconds shy of her personal-best in the 5k after running a 20:38.4 at the Charlotte Invitational … clocked a 21:43.77 at the Blue Ridge Open … also ran a 22:21 in the 5k at the Elon Invitational. Indoor: Ran a personal-best time of 6:12.62 in the mile at the Mountaineer Open … she completed the 3,000 meters at the Tiger Paw Invitational in a time of 12:17.72 … also clocked a 12:28.95 in the 3,000 meters at the Niswonger Invitational.
2008-09: XC: Ran a season-best time in the 5k at the Asics Invitational with a time of 20:32 ... she also ran a 21:07 in the 5k at the Eye Opener Invitational ... she set a new personal-best in the 6k at the Mason Invitational with a time of 25:52 ... Indoor: She set a season-best time in the 1,000 meters at the Liberty Invitational by running a 3:38.88 ... she ran an 11:35.27 at the Carolina Invitational to set a personal-best in the 3,000 meters ... Outdoor: She ran the 3,000 meters in 11:26.06 at the UNC Invitational to set a new personal-best ... she ran a season-best time of 5:21.86 in the 1,500 meters at the Raleigh Relays ... her time of 20:04.77 in the 5,000 meters set a new personal-best at the Duke Invitational.
High School: Four-time New England qualifier for cross country and track while at Burlington High School and under Dan Hagan ... was a two-year captain during outdoor track ... recipient of the MVP and Coaches' Award in both cross country and outdoor track.
Personal: Chelsea P. Willette... born September 19, 1989 in Burlington, Vt. … daughter of Charles and Kay Willette … has an older sister, Calli … majoring in kinesiology at UNCG.