Samantha Andrews
Samantha Andrews
Year: SO
Hometown: Lincoln, R.I.
High School: Lincoln
Events: Throws
Major: Kinesiology

Personal Bests

  • Outdoor
    • Shot Put: 37' 10" (2017-18 at Black & Gold Invitational)
    • Discus: 140' 4" (2017-18 at Black & Gold Invitational)
    • Hammer: 167' 8" (2017-18 at UConn Northeast Challenge)
    • Javelin: 103' 1" (2017-18 at Black & Gold Invitational)
  • Indoor
    • Shot Put: 37' 4.5" (2017-18 at Sorlien Memorial Invitational)
    • Weight Throw: 51' 2.75" (2017-18 at Brown University Alden Invitational)

2017-18

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished 23rd in the discus (131' 3") at the Penn Relays.
    • Placed second in the discus (128' 5") and finished fifth in the hammer throw (159' 10") and eighth in the shot put (37' 2.25") at the Holy Cross Invitational.
    • Finished fifth in the hammer throw (167' 8"), eighth in the discus (127' 4") and 10th in the shot put (36' 1.5") at the UConn Northeast Challenge. 
    • Won the hammer throw (164' 2") at the Ocean State Invitational.
    • Finished fourth in the hammer throw (161' 3"), fifth in the discus (127' 7"), sixth in the javelin (94' 1") and ninth in the shot put (35' 5.75") at the Minutemen Invitational. 
    • Placed second in the hammer (163' 10"), third in the discus (140' 4"), fifth in the shot put (37' 10"), and 13th in the javelin (103' 1") at the Black & Gold Invitational. 
  • Indoor:
    • Finished 28th in the shot put (36' 9.5") and 12th in the weight throw (50' 3.5") at the John Thomas Terrier Classic.
    • Finished 11th in the shot put (35' 8.5") and 10th in the weight throw (48' 10.25") at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational. 
    • Finished 12th in the shot put (37' 4.5") and 11th in the weight throw (48' 10.25") at the Beantown Challenge. 
    • Finished eighth in shot put (36' 11.75") and third in weight throw (51' 2.75") at the Brown University Alden Invitational.

Before URI

  • Attended Lincoln High School.
  • Member of the soccer, indoor track, and outdoor track teams.
  • She captained the indoor track and outdoor track teams her junior and senior year. 

Personal

  • Daughter of Jonathan and Jaime.
  • Has two younger siblings, Stephen and Jacquelyn.
  • Chose URI because of the location and team.
  • Considered the University of Maine before choosing Rhode Island.
  • Enjoys listening to music, reading, and going to the beach.
  • Majoring in Kinesiology.