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Andrew Beard
  Andrew Beard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Joplin, Mo.

High School:
Joplin

Height:
6-1

Position:
Distance

Experience:
7L


Tulsa: A seven-time letterwinner . . . a two-time all-conference selection in cross country.

Junior Red-Shirt (2005-06): (Cross Country) Competed in three meets . . . registered a personal-best in the 8,000-meter run with a time of 25:15.44, for a 14th-place finish at the Conference USA Championships . . . received third-team all-C-USA honors . . . captured a season-best time of 32:08.8 in the 10,000-meter run at the Chile Pepper Invitational . . . (Indoor) Participated in five meets . . . clocked a personal-best in the mile run with a time of 4:21.43 at the Iowa State Classic . . . in the 1,000-meter run, tallied a time of 2:33.03 at the JD Martin Invitational for a personal-best . . . a member of the 4x440-yard relay team that turned in a fifth-place time of 3:34.87 at the JD Martin Invitational . . . claimed a third-place time of 10:41.72 at the Missouri Invitational as a member of the distance medley relay team . . . (Outdoor) Competed in six meets . . . turned in a time of 2:00.16 in the 800-meter run at the Wichita State Invitational for a personal-best . . . claimed a career-best time of 3:58.74 in the 1,500-meter run at the Michael Johnson Classic . . . a member of the 4x800-meter relay team that registered a third-place mark in the Missouri Relays with a time of 7:52.10 . . . his distance medley relay team tallied a time of 10:04.24 for a 10th-place finish at the Drake Relays . . . in the 4x1,600-meter relay, turned in a time of 17:32.42 at the Drake Relays for TU's second-best mark.

Junior (2004-05): (Cross Country) Participated in three meets . . . was TU's second-highest finisher at the Cowboy Jamboree, 47th overall, with a time of 26:12, and recorded a 19th-place mark at the WAC Championships with a time of 26:55.73 in the 8,000-meter events . . . finished 85th overall in the 10,000-meter race at the Midwest Regional with a time of 32:54.88 . . . (Indoor) Red-shirted . . . (Outdoor) Red-shirted.

Sophomore (2003-04): (Cross Country) Competed in all six of TU's meets . . . earned second-team all-WAC honors with a 13th-place finish at the WAC Championships, helping TU win its first men's title in school history . . . finished 15th at the Hurricane Festival with a time of 22:35, while helping TU win its third consecutive team title at the event . . . (Indoor) Participated in five events . . . clocked a time of 4:32.43 in the mile run at the Missouri Southern Open Invitational . . . finished first in the 5,000m at the Razorback Invitational . . . ran a time of 8:45.61 in the 3,000-meters at the Husker Invitational . . . (Outdoor) Competed in eight meets . . . finished fourth in the 5,000-meter run at the Hurricane Invitational . . . recorded personal-bests in the 1,500-meters (4:03.74) at the Bill Williams Invitational, 3,000-meter (8:52.92) at the John McDonnell Invitational, 5,000 (15:30.15) at the WAC Championships and 10,000 (32:01.42) at the WAC Championships.

Freshman (2002-03): (Cross Country) Red-shirted . . . (Indoor) Red-shirted . . . (Outdoor) Red-shirted.

High School: Earned all-state honors in the 3,200-meters and 5,000-meters his junior and senior years . . . received all-district honors in the 1600m run and all-section honors in the 4x800m relay as a senior . . . earned all-state honors in the 5,000-meters in cross country . . . was named the MVP for track and cross country both his junior and senior years . . . was the swim team MVP as a junior . . . was a three-time letterwinner in swimming, and a four-time letterwinner in track and cross country at Joplin High School.

Personal: A management information systems major . . . son of Larry and Sallie Beard . . . born March 18, 1984.