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  Andrew Wells
Andrew Wells

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Unionville, Ontario

High School:
Unionville

Last College:
Texas A&M-Kingsville

Height:
6-6

Position:
Throws

05/31/2014

Panthers Qualify in Five Events for NCAA Nationals

Nkanata officially punches his ticket for Eugene in two weeks

05/31/2014

Three Panthers Punch Tickets to NCAA Nationals

Palmer, Spratling and Thompson advance onto Nationals in Eugene, Oregon

05/28/2014

12 Panthers Qualify for NCAATF East Regional Championship

The qualifiers out of this weekend's Preliminary Championships will compete at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

05/17/2014

Pitt Throwers Toss Out Old Records

Wells resets school record on three consecutive throws

05/16/2014

Pitt Track and Field Kicks Off Championship Season at ECAC/IC4A

Panthers head to Princeton University to compete in the ECAC/IC4A

Top Performances: Weight throw-18.15M...Hammer-56.32M...Discus-55.10M

Accolades: Broke own school record in hammer throw at Big East Outdoor Championships (56.32).

2012-2013 Indoor: Competed in the Penn State National in the men's weight throw 35 lb with a posted distance of 17.21 meters, placing sixth...Threw in the Akron invitational men's weight throw with a posted distance of 16.83 meters, a personal best.

2012-2013 Outdoor: Placed third in the men's discus and eighth in the hammer at the Charlotte 49er Classic...Set new personal and school record at Big East Outdoor Championships in the hammer throw with a distance of 56.32 meters, placing seventh.

Prior to Pitt:
Texas A&M-Kingsville:
Division II All-America in discus...discus personal best was 55.10M...hammer personal best was 54.39M...received Honors Award for having above 3.5 GPA.

High School: 2010 National junior champion for Canada...OFSAA champion...attended IAAF 2010 World Junior championships and had a personal record of 57.28M for his throw...also former hockey captain and MVP

Personal: Born on August 6, 1991...son of Angie and Steven Wells...has three siblings, Athena (32), Stephanie (28) and Sarah (24) who currently attends the University of Toronto and is an Olympic 400 mh...working toward a bachelor of science in business administration...plays the guitar...Wells' motto, "every day is almost perfect- that way their is enough room for improvement."