University of Iowa Athletics
Distance

Andrew Smith

Class Fr.
Hometown Elmhurst, Ill.
High School York

2011 — Indoor – won 3,000 meters (8:46.98) and placed second in 1,200 meters (3:07.33) at Iowa Invite… posted collegiate-best mile at Big Ten Championships (4:18.93)… Outdoor – ran collegiate-best 1,500 meters (3:58.56) at LSU Invite… placed 26th in 5,000 meters (15:07.49) at Big Ten Championships.

2010 — Cross Country – placed 29th with collegiate-best 24:58 (8,000 meters) at Bradley Classic… also posted collegiate bests at NCAA Regional (32:06-10,000 meters) and Hawkeye Invite (19:35-6,000 meters)… placed 63rd at Big Ten Championships (25:27-8,000 meters) and 11th at Iowa Invite (26:44-8,000 meters)… also competed at Wisconsin Adidas Invite (25:16-8,000 meters)… team earned USTFCCCA all-academic honors… letterwinner.

High School — three-time state qualifier in cross-country and track… 3,200 meter track state champion senior year… two-time runner-up at state cross country meet… six-time all-conference in cross country and track, winning cross country conference title senior year… selected first-team All-Midwest and team MVP senior year… two-time all-state in track, earning All-America honors senior year… helped team to state and conference track titles… coached by Charlie Kern, Stan Reddle, and Joe Newton.

Personal — born on December 4, 1991… son of Bob and Pat Smith… sociology major.

Smith’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
1,200 Meters (I) 3:07.33 Iowa Invite 2/18/11
1,500 Meters (O) 3:58.56 at LSU Invite 4/2/11
Mile (I) 4:18.93 at Big Ten Championships 2/26/11
3,000 Meters (I) 8:46.98 Iowa Invite 2/18/11
5,000 Meters (O) 15:07.49 Big Ten Championships 5/13/11
6,000 Meters (CC) 19:35 Hawkeye Invite 9/3/10
8,000 Meters (CC) 24:58 at Bradley Classic 10/15/10
10,000 Meters (CC) 32:06 at NCAA Regional 11/13/10