BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- For the second straight week and sixth time this season, Bridgewater State University senior Jayci Andrews has been selected as the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) GEICO Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week. GEICO is the proud sponsor of the MASCAC weekly awards program.
A native of Plymouth, Massachusetts, Andrews placed first in the 60-meter hurdles at the Tufts Final Qualifying Meet this past weekend with a finals time of 8.84 seconds. She also posted a preliminary time of 8.77 seconds in the event.
Andrews currently ranks second in all of Division III in the hurdles and first among Division III New England student-athletes. She will be making her fifth appearance at an NCAA track & field championship meet this coming weekend as she is seeded second in the hurdles at the 2019 DIII Indoor Track & Field Championships which will take place at the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury.
The MASCAC Athlete of the Week honor marks the 26th of Andrews' career including 18 indoor distinctions.
Andrews currently holds nine individual school records at Bridgewater State (along with three relay marks). She is the Bears indoor record holder in the 55-meter hurdles (8.50), 60-meter hurdles (8.74), long jump (17'6.75"), 200-meter dash (26.37) and 400-meter dash (57.14), as well as the outdoor record holder in the 100-meter hurdles (14.14), 400-meter hurdles (1:01.37), 400-meter dash (55.76) and long jump (17'8.75").
Andrews garnered All-American accolades with a second place finish in the 100-meter hurdles at the 2018 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships. She also finished 13th in the 400-meter hurdles at the meet. Last March, Andrews finished 17th in the 60-meter hurdles at the 2018 indoor championships. As a freshman in 2016, she placed 11th in the 400-meter dash at the indoor championships and tenth in the 400 at the outdoor championships.