Andrew Wittland
Andrew Wittland
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
High School: Forest Hills Northern

Andrew WittlandYear: Senior

Major: Communication Studies with a minor in English

Future Career goals:

Corporate Communications...A social media intern for the Spectrum Health sports medicine and orthopedic group during the summer of 2017

2018 Highlights

  • Achieved all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association first team status, finishing seventh in the conference championship meet (25:48.7)
  • Achieved all-region status,  finishing 21st (25:47.7) in the Great Lakes Region Championship

2017 Highlights

  • Finished 23rd in the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional, achieving all-region distinction
  • All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association second team performer
  • Qualified for the MIAA Academic Honor Roll
  • Finished 11th in the MIAA Championship, finishing the 8K course in 25:07
  • Finished 14th in the MIAA Jamboree in 26:20.6
  • Albion's No. 2 runner (finished third overall) in the Sudeck Sundown Classic, finishing the 6K course in 19:35

College Running Profile:

A member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll, 2015-2016...An all-MIAA second team award winner in 2016 as Albion's third man to finish the MIAA Jamboree (placing 16th overall, 26:18.8) and MIAA Championship (placing 13th overall, 26:33.3).

High School Personal Bests:

  • 5k - 16:18
  • 1600m - 4:28.17
  • 3200m - 9:56

High School Standout Achievements:

  • All-State in cross country. 
  • All-Conference and All-Region multiple times in both cross country and track. 
  • Team won 3 conference and regional titles during high school cross country career.
  • Captain for both teams during senior year.


Why I chose Albion College:

I wanted to be at a place where I would be challenged both academically and athletically. Coach Lawrence has a great vision for this program, and I wanted to be a part of it.