BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- 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.
Andrews captured top honors in the finals of the 200-meter dash at the Seventh Annual UMass Boston Indoor Open this past weekend as she posted a Division III New England Championships qualifying time of 26.51 seconds. The Plymouth, Massachusetts product also placed second and qualified for both DIII New Englands and the NEICAAA Championships in the 60-meter hurdles with a finals time of 8.90 seconds.
Andrews currently ranks third in all of Division III in the hurdles (1st in New England) and 20th in the 200 (4th in New England).
The MASCAC Athlete of the Week honor marks the 20th of Andrews' career including 12 indoor distinctions.
Andrews currently holds eight 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 (8.86), 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) and 400-meter dash (55.76).
A four-time NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships participant, Andrews garnered All-American accolades with a second place finish in the 100-meter hurdles at the 2018 outdoor 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.
The indoor season for Andrews and the BSU women's track & field team continues on Saturday (Dec. 8) as the Bears compete at the RIC Invitational.