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

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • Shot Put: 11.61 (2017-18 at Atlantic 10 Championship)
    • Weight Throw: 15.61 (2018-19 at Sorlien Invitational, 2017-18 at Brown Alden Invitational)
  • Outdoor
    • Shot Put: 11.53 (2017-18 at Bryant Black & Gold Invitational)
    • Discus: 42.89 (2018-19 at New England Championship)
    • Hammer: 51.81 (2018-19 at Bryant Black & Gold Invitational)
    • Javelin: 31.41 (2017-18 at Black & Gold Invitational)

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2018 Atlantic 10 Outdoor All-Rookie Team (Discus)

2018-19

  • Indoor:
    • Finished third in the weight throw (15.46m) and 11th in the shot put (11.23m) at the Brown Alden Invitational.
    • Finished 12th in the weight throw (14.18m) and 17th in the shot put (11.20m) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Finished sixth in the weight throw (15.61m) and 11th in the shot put (11.26m) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished 13th in the weight throw (14.91m) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Finished 14th in the weight throw (15.02m) at the New England Championship.
    • Finished sixth in the weight throw (15.54m) and 16th in the shot put (10.99m) at the URI Coaches Tribute.
    • Finished third in the weight throw (14.19m) and sixth in the shot put (11.35m) at the Brown Invitational.
    • Finished seventh in the weight throw (15.28m) and 14th in the shot put (11.05m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
  • Outdoor:
    • Finished eighth in the hammer (50.51m) and eighth in the discus (40.57m) at the UCF Black & Gold Challenge.
    • Won the hammer (51.81) and placed third in the discus (41.38m) at the Bryant Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Placed second in the hammer (50.22m) and third in the discus (39.81m) at the Minutemen Invitational.
    • Placed second in the hammer (49.46m) and 13th in the discus (34.44m) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational.
    • Finished fourth in the hammer (49.46m) and fifth in the discus (39.76m) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished fourth in the discus (42.89m) and sixth in the hammer (50.78m) at the New England Championship.

2017-18

  • 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 Alden Invitational.
  • 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. 

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.