WSU CAREER. SENIOR (Fall 2007): Cross Country - Leading runner for the Cougars throughout the fall season...finished third overall at the Sundodger Invite and 13th at the Griak Invite...top finisher for the Cougars at Pre-Nationals (62nd overall) and the Pac-10 Championships (23rd)...finished 27th at the NCAA West Regional (11/10/07, Eugene), second on the team.
REDSHIRT JUNIOR (Fall 2006): Cross Country - One of top three scorers in every race...fifth place at Idaho Jamboree, seventh at both Sundodger Invite and Montana Invitational...second on team, 85th overall at Pre-Nationals...34th overall, third on team at Pac-10 Championships (10/28/06, Stanford)...42nd overall, third on team at NCAA West Regionals (11/11/06, Portland)...115th overall, third on team at NCAA Championships (11/20/06, Terre Haute)...named Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team...SENIOR (Spring 2007): Indoor - Finished the mile in a career-best 4:13.21i at the Husker Invite...season-best time of 8:20.69i in 3k at the MPSF Championships, was top Cougar 3k runner and 15th place overall...Outdoor - Ran 5000m PR time of 14:22.26 at Los Angeles (4/14/07)...finished 16th in the 5k at the Pac-10 Championships...named to Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention team.
JUNIOR (2005-06): Cross Country - Redshirt season...won Idaho Jamboree (9/2/05, Moscow) as an unattached competitor...placed 11th at both Sundodger Invite (9/17/05, Seattle), and Montana Invite (10/1/05, Missoula) also running unattached...Indoor - Top 3000m time of 8:14.92i was run at Husky Classic (2/11/06, Seattle)...finished 19th in 5k at MPSF Championships...Outdoor - Competed in longer distances in track...finished 19th in 5k at Pac-10 Championships...named Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention.
SOPHOMORE (2004-05): Cross Country - Finished 32nd overall and fourth on team at Pac-10 Championships (10/30/04, San Francisco)...moved up to 43rd overall and second on team at NCAA West Regionals (11/13/04, Fresno)...named to Pac-10 All-Academic Cross Country second team...Indoor - Clocked 3k PR time of 8:20.33i at Husky Classic (2/12/05, Seattle)...finished 11th in 5k at MPSF Championships with time of 14:43.03 (2/26/05, Seattle)...Outdoor - Dropped 20 seconds off 5ooom PR time to 14:22.84 at Stanford Invite (3/26/05)...ran PR in 10k at Pac-10 Championships of 31:56.80 (5/15/05, Los Angeles)...named Pac-10 All-Academic Track honorable mention.
FRESHMAN (2003-04): Cross Country - Fourth scorer for WSU in all six races of the season...finished fifth overall at Idaho Jamboree and sixth overall at Cougar Invite...had impressive 33rd place finish (fourth on team) at Pac-10 Championships (11/1/03, Pullman)...at NCAA West Regional (11/15/03, Portland) ran to 64th place (fourth on team)......Indoor - Clocked in best times in mile of 4:20.59i (3/6/04, Moscow) and 3k of 8:36.73i (2/14/04, Seattle)...Outdoor - Sole 10k runner on team with time of 32:27.59 for 16th place at the Pac-10 Championships (5/14/04, Tucson).
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned 12 letters at Campbell County High, four each in cross country and indoor track for coaches Ron Kline and Orville Hess, two in outdoor track for Kline, and two in soccer for coach Alex Ayers...state champion as senior...finished third in region and 17th in nation as senior...cross country team won state championships as sophomore, junior and senior seasons...cross country team was ranked 13th nationally as a senior...state champion in 1600m and 3200m as senior...finished second in state in 800m as senior...member of state champion track team as a junior...member of Wyoming state Olympic Development Program soccer team, twice.
PERSONAL. Born Andrew Stryker Jones 9/11/84 at Gillette, Wyo...father Marc is an accountant...mother Sandra is a teacher...sister Meagan (12/1/81)...brother Colin (4/27/87)...attended same high school as WSU cross country coach Jason Drake...graduated with 3.89 GPA...majoring in wildlife ecology at WSU.
JONES' WSU BESTS Mile - 4:13.21i (2007) 1500m - 4:02.22 (2004) 3000m - 8:14.92i (2006) 5000m - 14:22.26 (2007) 10,000m - 30:56.75 (2006)
PAC-10 CHAMPIONSHIP PERFORMANCES 2007 5000m 17th 14:22.26 2006 5000m 19th 14:49.07 2005 10,000m 15th 31:56.80