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Andrea Torske
Andrea Torske

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rowlett, Tex.

High School:
Garland

Event:
Cross Country/Distance



07/09/2012

87 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn Place on SEC Spring Honor Roll

Nine different UA programs, including two NCAA Championship teams and one national runner-up squad, were represented on the annual honor roll

05/13/2012

Track & Field Finishes SEC Championships With Points in Eight More Events

Crimson Tide gets points in the jumps, 1,500 meters, hurdles and relays on Sunday in Baton Rouge.

05/03/2012

Alabama Student-Athletes Set to Receive Degrees during Commencement Weekend

The Crimson Tide is slated to graduate nine student-athletes that have been a part of two national championships during their careers and more than 75 overall

04/28/2012

Track & Field Wraps Up Competition at the Drake Relays

Crimson Tide gets a strong showing from its sprinters and hurdlers on the final day of the Drake Relays

04/27/2012

Track & Field Gets Two Personal Bests in the 5,000 Meters

Duckworth and Torkse turn in best times of their careers

All-Time Rank at Alabama:
• Outdoor 3,000m Steeplechase - 3rd

Career Bests
Track
• 800 meters - 2:22.13
• 1,500 meters - 4:34.36
• Mile - 5:03.17
• 3,000 meters - 9:49.48
• 3,000-meter steeplechase - 10:59.01
• 5,000 meters - 16:44.26

Cross Country
• 4 kilometers -14:23.43
• 5 kilometers -17:28.20
• 6 kilometers -21:00.73

Senior (2011-12)
Outdoor Season
Came in 17th in the 5,000 meters at the SEC Championships with a time of 17:17.82 ... finished ninth in the 5,000 meters at the Drake Relays with a personal best time of 16:44.26 to better her previous best by 13 seconds ... set a personal best in the 1,500 meters at the Spec Towns Invitational with a time of 4:34.36 to finish sixth ... finished sixth in 5,000 meters at Alabama Relays with a time of 17:10.87 ... Time of 4:37.90 in the 1,500 meters to finish eighth at the Bulls Invitational.

Indoor Season
Set a personal record in the 5,000 meters with a time of 16:57.99 at SEC Championships ... placed eighth in mile with time of 5:04.08 at Texas A&M Invitational ... ran a career-best 9:49.48 in the 3,000 meters to finish fourth at the New Balance Invitational ... finished sixth in the 3,000 meters at Crimson Tide Indoor Opener with a time of 10:05.57.

Cross Country
Posted a 39th-place finish at the NCAA South Regional with a 6-kilometer time of 21:50.5 ... was UA's top finisher at the SEC Championships with a 6-kilometer time of 21:36.75 ... placed 25th overall at the Crimson Classic with a 5-kilometer time of 18:19.93 ... finished 48th overall by posting a season-best 5-kilometer time of 18:02.40 at the Greater Louisville Classic ... came in eight overall with a time of 18:20.30 at the 5-kilometer Commodore Classic ... was UA's second finisher at the Georgia Invitational with a 5-kilometer time of 18:31.27.

Junior (2010-11)
Cross Country
Was the Tide's top finisher at the NCAA Cross Country South Region Championship finishing 32nd with a 6-kilometer personal best of 21:00.73 ... was 33rd at the SEC Championships ...came across first for the Tide at the Notre Dame Invitational in 63rd place ... finished fourth at home at the Crimson Classic.

Indoor Season
Recorded personal-bests in four events which including the 5,000 meters (17:30.03) at the SEC Indoor Championships, 3,000 meters (10:00.78) at the Meyo Invitational, the mile (5:03.17) at the Adidas Classic, and the 800 meters (2:22.13) at the Adidas Classic ... her time was the Tide's best of the season in the 3,000 meters ... finished 12th and 19th in the 5,000 and 3,000 meters at the SEC Championships.

Outdoor Season
Had the team's best time of the season in the 3,000 meters (9:58.79) in her performance at the Tiger Track Classic where she finished third ... finished third in the Spec Towns Invitational 3,000-meter steeplechase (11:05.45) ... finished fourth in the Alabama Relays 5,000 meters (17:39.97) ... finished 13th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the SEC Championships with an 11:21.28 finish.

Sophomore (2009-10)
Cross Country
Competed twice during the cross country season ... finished 25th at the Belmont/VU Opener and 18th at the Crimson Classic posting times of 15:07.92 and 18:38.30 for the 4,000 and 5,000 meter races, respectively.

Indoor Season
Finished 12th in the 3,000 meters at the SEC Indoor Championships.

Outdoor Season
Ran primarily the 3,000 meters and 3,000-meter steeplechase ... posted the third fastest 3,000-meter steeplechase time in program history to finish 11th at the Florida relays with a time of 10:59.01 ... competed in the finals of the 5,000 meters and 3,000-meter steeplechase at the SEC Championships, finishing 16th and 12th, respectively.

Freshman (2008-09)
Cross Country
Competed in six cross country races, scoring in every race for the Tide ... ran consistently as the Nos. 3-4 runner on the team all year ... set a then personal-best in the 5 kilometers by almost 30 seconds at the Crimson Classic running a time of 18:27.56 to place ninth ... ran a then career-best 6-kilometer time of 22:53.86 at the SEC Championships where she placed 52nd.

Indoor Season
Did not compete.

Outdoor Season
Finished ninth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (11:49.02) at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... posted a then career-best time of 11:21.68 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase to finish eighth at the Florida Relays ... ran times of 2:26.19 and 4:48.00 in the 800 and 1,500 meters, respectively at the War Eagle Invitational.

Prep and Personal
Coached by Lynn Duyck ... named cross country MVP every year from 2004 to 2007 ... All-State Academic in cross country ... named track MVP in 2006 and 2008 ... District Cross Country Champion in 2005, 2006 and 2007 ... District 3,200m Champion 2006-2008 ... District 1,600m Champion from 2005-2008 ... Regional 3,200m Champion in 2007 ... member of National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society ... National Merit Semifinalist ... is the daughter of Darryl and Tonya Torske ... majoring in engineering.