Andrea Szarkowicz
Andrea Szarkowicz
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Watertown, Conn.
High School: Watertown

As a Junior in 2011: Was the fastest Bobcat runner and 109th overall at the NCAA Regionals in Buffalo on Nov. 12 as she finished in 23:08.20…Placed second on the team and 6th overall at the Northeast Conference Championship on Oct. 29 with 19:10.80…Placed 9th with 10:38 at the Central Connecticut Cross Country Mini-Meet on Oct. 21…Finished the New England Cross Country Championship with a season-best 19:03 on Oct. 8…Ran the Paul Short Women Gold 6k in 23:02 on Sep. 30…Completed the Monmouth Invitational in 19:21.50, good for 16th overall…Participated in the Fordham University Invitational where she finished in 20:01.05 on Sep. 10.

As a Sophomore in 2010: On Oct. 30, placed 18th at the Northeast Conference Championships with a time of 18:33.3…Was the top Quinnipiac runner and seventh-place finisher at the CCSU Mini Meet on Oct. 22, crossing the line in 10:28…Ran in the sub varsity race at the New England Championships on Oct. 9, where she placed 14th with a time of 19:14…Crossed the finish line in 23:40 at the Paul Short Invitational on Oct. 1…Placed 11th at the Quinnipiac Invitational on Sept. 18, finishing in 19:15…Was Quinnipiac’s top finisher at the Seawolves Invitational on Sept. 4, placing fourth overall in 15:39.02.

As a Freshman in 2009: Did not compete in cross country.

Before Quinnipiac: Attended Watertown High School where she ran on the varsity cross country and outdoor track teams all four years…Was named Cross Country Most valuable Player for four consecutive years…Was selected “Best on Track” all for years on the outdoor track team…Received All-State honors in cross country in 2007…Was named All-NVL in cross country for four straight seasons.
Personal Records: 10:28 3000m, 11:18 3000m steeplechase, 18:47 5000m

Personal: A native of Watertown, Conn….Daughter of Marianne and Tom…Has two brothers, Michael and Tom, and a sister, Mary…Brother, Michael, runs cross country, indoor and outdoor track at Manhattanville College…A nursing major.