Cross Country

    Andy Weatherford  
    Andy Weatherford

    RS Senior

    Greencastle, Ind.

    High School:


    Consecutive 7th Place Finishes at NCAAs for IU


    Hoosier Men Take Fifth at Wisconsin adidas Invitational

    Andrew Poore and Samantha Ginther led the way for Indiana on Friday.

    2010-11 (R-JUNIOR): Cross Country: Took eighth place to begin the season at the Indiana Open in 25:38.39 ... was the third Hoosier to finish and placed seventh overall at the Indiana Intercollegiate ... placed 41st at the adidas Invite, the Hoosiers won the team title ... crossed the line in the 34th position at the Chile Pepper Festival in Arkansas in 30:32.82 ... finished in 45th at Big Tens in 24:50 ... was 86th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional ... named Academic All-Big Ten. Indoor: Took eighth in the Big Ten in the mile and helped IU to sixth in the distance medley relay ... clocked PRs of 4:02.80 in the mile and 8:11.87 in the 3,000m. Outdoor: Qualified for the finals of the steeplechase at NCAAs where he earned second team All-America honors with a 10th-place finish ... took fourth at Big Tens in the steeplechase, joining teammates De'Sean Turner and Andrew Poore in the top four ... ran on IU's 4xMile at Penn Relays, handing off with the lead and helping IU to third place ... clocked PRs of 3:48.85 in the 1,500m, 14:34.58 in the 5,000m and 8:46.62 in the steeplechase ... earned Academic All-Big Ten and USTFCCCA All-Academic honors.

    2009-10 (R-SOPHOMORE): Cross Country: Took second overall at the Indiana Open, finishing in 25:34.05 ... took sixth overall at the Indiana Intercollegiate, helping the Hoosiers to the win with a time of 25:00 ... helped Hoosiers to the win at the Paul Short Run, taking 20th in 24:07 to round out the IU top five ... took seventh overall at the Sam Bell Invite in 25:47.17 ... named academic All-Big Ten. Indoor: Ran a career-best time of 1:52.34 in the 800 at the Gladstein Invitational ... ran a season-best mile of 4:06.22, also at the Gladstein Invitational ... ran a 3K in 8:16.74 at the Indiana Relays, a career best ... helped the Hoosiers to a win in the 4x800m relay against Purdue, clocking a time of 7:39.69. Outdoor: Clocked a career best in the 3,000m steeplechase, taking fifth at Penn Relays in 9:04.81 ... finished the 5K at the Border Battle: "Kentuckiana" in 15:10.74, a career best ... named Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008-09 (SOPHOMORE): Cross Country: Placed ninth in 27:37.75 at the Indiana Open ... crossed the finish line 25:46 for 10th place at Indiana Intercollegiates ... finished in 163rd place in 25:24.6 at Pre-Nationals ... placed 58th (26:02.0) at Big Tens. Indoor: Took eighth in the mile at Big Tens with a career-best time of 4:07.74 ... ran a career-best time of 1:53.54 at the Gladstein Invitational in the 800m ... had a career best in the 3,000m at the Meyo Invitational, finishing in 8:19.17. Outdoor: Redshirted.

    2007-08 (FRESHMAN): Redshirted during the cross country season ... posted IU's fastest time in the mile run during the indoor season with a time of 4:09.11 at Hoosier Hills ... also clocked 8:44.60 in the 3,000-meters at the Indiana Open ... recorded personal-bests in the 800 (1:55.86 - Indiana Invitational), 1,500 (3:47.95 - Billy Hayes Invitational), and 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:04.43 - Big Ten Championships) during the outdoor season ... was an NCAA Mideast Region Championships qualifier in the 3,000-meter steeplechase ... also ran legs of IU's 4x1,500 (16:01.36 - Alabama Relays) and 4x1,600-meter relays (16:53.43 - Drake Relays).

    PREP: Owns personal-best times of 1:56 in the 800-meters, 4:08.71 in the 1,600-meters, 9:30 in the 3,200-meters and 15:34 in the 5K ... was a four-time county and sectional champion in cross country ... also earned a conference title in cross country during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... helped Greencastle win both a cross country county and conference championship in 2007 ... also helped his track and field squad win a sectional title in 2005 and a conference championship in 2007 ... was an all-state selection and earned Foot Locker Midwest All-Region team honors ... earned county, conference and sectional championships in the 1,600-meter run in all four years of competition ... won the 1,600-meter regional title as a sophomore, junior and senior, and won the state title in the same event in his last two years of competition ... was a West Central all-academic honoree in track and field ... also earned academic all-state honors in cross country ... was a four-year letterwinner in cross country and track and field and lettered one year in basketball ... served as a team captain for both cross country and track and field for two seasons ... a member of the National Honor Society.

    PERSONAL: Born July 18, 1988 ... biology major ... son of Dennis and Ann Weatherford.

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