Katy Andrews Athlete Profile

Katy Andrews

Position: Distance Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 2009-2012 Hometown: Encinitas, CA Last School: La Costa Canyon High School

Personal

  • Born in Pomona, Calif.
  • Parents are Doug and Kathleen Andrews
  • Enjoys playing the guitar, cooking, arts and crafts and knitting
  • Majoring in exercise science

Before BYU

  • Prepped at La Costa Canyon High School
  • A four year varsity track letter winner
  • A four year state qualifier
  • Palomar League Runner-Up in 2005 for the 1600m and 3200m
  • CIF Champion for the 1600m and 3200m in 2006-2007
  • Placed ninth at the California State Championships in 2006 for the 1600m
  • Took sixth in the 2007 State Championships for the 3200m
  • Named Today's Local News All-Star in 2007
  • An All-American Team Scholar Athlete
  • Lettered four years in cross country
  • A three year state qualifier
  • The Palomar League Champion in 2004-2006
  • San Diego Section CIF Champion in 2005-2006
  • Named to the 2004 Third-Team All-Western Region
  • Named to the 2005 Second-Team All-Western Region
  • Honored as the 2006 San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month
  • Won the Joe Brooks Award in 2006-2007
  • Awarded the 2006-2007 San Diego's Hall of Champions Runner of the Year
  • Selected as team captain in 2007 and 2008
  • Named to the All-Academic Team

Summary

  • All-MWC (Indoor 5000m, Outdoor Steeplechase 2011)

Stats

PERSONAL BESTS: 1500m- 4:39.18; 3000m-9:53.52; 3000m steeple- 10:12.04 5000m- 16:46.90


2009 | Freshman Year

Indoor

  • Started at the Washington Indoor Invitational with a 29th place finish in the 3000m (9:53.52)
  • Competed at the Husky Classic in the 5000m and finished with a time of 17:20.43.

Outdoor

  • Began season with an 8th place 1500m (4:39.18) finish at the Baldy Castillo Invitational
  • Placed first at the Mt. Sac. Relays in the 5000m with a time of 16:46.90
  • Placed ninth at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships in the 5000m (18:36.13)
  • Finished the season with a seventeenth place finish at the West Regional in the 5000m (17:11.90).

2010 | Sophomore Year

Indoor

  • Placed third at the Bengal Shootout in the mile (5:05.28)
  • Took 22nd in the 3000m at the UW Invitational in 9:49.04
  • Ran a season best 5000m (16:44.75) and the New Balance Invitational
  • Took fourth at the MWC Indoor Championships in the 5000m (17:23.01).

Outdoor

  • Opened the outdoor season with a season-best 5000m at Stanford (16:29.94)
  • Placed second at the BYU Cougar meet in the 1500m steeplechase in 5:01.57
  • Took 13th at the Mt. Sac Relays in the 3000m steeplechase in 10:27.00
  • Placed fourth at the MWC Outdoor Championships in the 3000m steeplechase (11:08.00)
  • Competed at the NCAA West Preliminary in the 3000m steeplechase, placing 38th in 11:00.77.

2011 | Junior Year

Indoor

  • Competed at the New Balance Invitational and finished fifth in the 5000m in 16:26.42
  • Earned All-MWC honors for a third place finish in the 5000m (17:10.94) at the MWC Indoor Championships

Outdoor

  • Opened the outdoor season with a win at the Aztec Invitational in the 5000m (16:38.12)
  • Took sixth in the 3000m steeplechase in a career best time of 10:12.04 at the Mt. SAC Relays
  • Finished second in the 3000m steeplechase at the MWC Championships in 10:49.50.

2012 | Senior Year

Indoor

  • Began the season at the Blue and Orange Opener with a victory in the 3000m in 10:09.77
  • Finished 12th in the 5000m in 17:04.53 at the New Balance Invitational