Andrew Bowman
Andrew  Bowman

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Marlette, Mich.

High School:
Marlette

Event:
Distance

Major:
Environmental Science


07/31/2017

GOLDEN GRIZZLIES TRACK AND FIELD EARNS ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS FROM USTFCCCA

Both the men’s and women’s team, plus four individuals received accolades

06/29/2017

OAKLAND STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN SPRING 2017 HORIZON LEAGUE ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL DISTINCTION

For the eighth consecutive semester, Oakland led the Horizon League with 146 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria

05/24/2017

SIX STUDENT-ATHLETES TRAVEL TO NCAA EAST PRELIMINARY ROUND

Competition begins Thursday, May 25 through Saturday, May 27 in Lexington, Ky. on ESPN3

05/18/2017

OAKLAND HAS PROGRAM BEST SIX STUDENT-ATHLETES QUALIFY FOR NCAA TRACK AND FIELD EAST PRELIMINARY ROUND

Stroede, Vitella, J. Bowman, O'Connor, Burr and Haas will compete in Lexington, Ky.

05/10/2017

OAKLAND TRAVELS TO HILLSDALE AND GRAND VALLEY LAST CHANCE MEETS

Golden Grizzlies look to set NCAA East Preliminary qualifying times

05/08/2016

2016 Horizon League Outdoor Championships - Day 2

Oakland competes in Day 2 of the 2016 Horizon League Outdoor Championships Photo Credit: Jonathan Miano - Horizon League

02/28/2016

2016 Horizon League Indoor Track & Field Championships

The Oakland Women's Track & Field team wins first Horizon League Championship in program history. Men's team finishes 3rd

05/02/2015

2015 Horizon League Outdoor Championships - Saturday

5-2-15 Second day of competition at the HL Outdoor Championships

04/11/2015

4-11-15 Golden Grizzly Duals

4-11-15 Golden Grizzly Duals held at Oakland Track & Field Stadium.

04/04/2015

4-4-15 Oakland vs UDM 10th Annual Duel Meet

Oakland Track & Field vs UDM in first ever meet at the new Track & Field Stadium


2016 Outdoor:
▪ Horizon League champion in the 3000-meter steeplechase with a time of 8:59.01
Competed at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round for the steeplechase running a school record time of 8:45.23
Took third at the Horizon League Championships in the 5000-meter run with a career best of 14:43.31
▪ Ran a career best in the 1500 at the Golden Grizzly Invite with a time of 3:52.40
▪ 2015 fall and 2016 spring Horizon League Honor Roll selection

2016 Indoor:
▪ Finished fifth in the 3000m Run at the Horizon League Indoor Championships with 8:30.87
▪ Ran anchor leg of first place distance medley relay team at the Horizon League Indoor Championships with a time of 10:03.31
▪ Finished fourth in the 3000m Run at the SVSU Jets Pizza Invitational with PR time of 8:22.72
▪ Finished fourth in the 3000m Run at the EMU Triangular with 8:49.68

2015 Outdoor:
▪ Placed second in the 5000m (15:04.25) and third in the 3000m steeplechase (9:23.87) at the 2015 Horizon League Outdoor Championships (May 3).
▪ Posted 3000m steeplechase school record (9:02.88) to finish second at the North Central College Gregory Final Qualifier Meet (May 16).
▪ Set dual meet 2000m steeplechase record (6:09.23) to claim title at the Detroit Dual Meet (April 4).
▪ Won 5000m (15:03.85) at the Golden Grizzly Duals (April 11).
▪ Won 3000m steeplechase (9:14.07) at the Gibson Invitational (April 18).
▪ 2015 Spring Academic All-League Selection.
▪ 2014 Fall and 2015 Spring Horizon League Honor Roll selection.

2015 Indoor:
▪ Recorded mile PR (4:17.38) to finish fourth at the SVSU Jets Pizza Invitational (Jan. 31).
▪ Placed third with 3000m PR (8:30.31) at the Youngstown State National Invite (Feb. 7).
▪ Finished second in 3000m at the EMU Quad-Meet (Jan. 9).

2014 Outdoor:

▪ Recorded a career-best 5000m time of 15:12.32 at the Horizon League Championships for a third-place finish (May 2-4)
▪ Was also third at the league meet in the 3000m steeplechase with a time of 9:28.91
▪ All races resulted in top-ten finishes (six competitions)
▪ Earned a first-place finish at the Don Klienow Invitational in the 5000m with a time of 15:17.68 (Apr. 12)
▪ Followed up with a victory in the 3000m steeplechase in the next meet at the Al Owens Classic with a time of 9:38.50 (Apr. 18-19)
▪ Career-best 3000m steeplechase was a 9:26.30 at the 48th Annual Gina Relays (Apr. 24-26)

ACADEMIC HONORS
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2014)
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Spring 2015)
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2015)
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Spring 2016)
▪ Horizon League Academic Honor Roll (Fall 2016)

PERSONAL:
Full Name: Andrew James Bowman
Date of Birth: March 7, 1994
Parents: Daniel and Celina
Siblings: Twin brother, Jacob (also on Track & Field and XC Team), Sisters Abby and Alyssa
Major: Environmental Science

Personal Bests (Indoor)
Event Time/Distance
Mile 4:17.38 (SVSU Jets Pizza Invitational - Jan. 31, 2015)
3000m 8:22.72 (SVSU Jets Pizza Invitational - Jan. 30, 2016)
Personal Bests (Outdoor)
Event Time/Distance
5000m 14:43.31 (Horizon League Outdoor Championships - May 6, 2016)
3000m steeplechase 8:45.23* (NCAA East Preliminary - May 26, 2016)
1500m 3:52.40 (Oakland University Invite - APril 16, 2017)
* denotes school record

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