-2010 Scholar All-America Honorable Mention
Racked up four wins to start the season at the Phill Hansel Weekend Duals, including the 200-yard medley relay (1:47.87), 100-yard butterfly (57.14), 400-yard medley relay, 250-yard freestyle relay...Took second at the 400-yard medley relay (3:50.22) at the Duke and Georgia Tech Duals...Tallied two more second-place finishes at the UNC-Wilmington and Emory Duals, including the 200-yard medley relay (1:48.05) and the 200-yard butterfly (2:10.26)...Had the highest finish for the Cougars in the 50-yard freestyle (25.87) and finished second in the 200-yard medley relay (1:49.48) against North Texas...Won the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:41.00) against SMU...Placed second in the 200-yard medley relay (1:48.93) and sixth in the 200-yard butterfly (2:08.69) for her highest finishes at the UH/Rice/LSU/Tulane Duals...Set her personal record in the 100-yard freestyle (54.95) to place third against Texas A&M...Claimed the 50-yard butterfly title (26.22) and a pair of second-place marks in the 75-yard butterfly (41.29) and the 100-yard IM (1:01.12) against Texas in the last meet of the regular season...Moved into second-fastest time in UH history when she placed second in the 400-yard medley relay (3:45.54) at the Conference USA Championships...Recorded her personal bests in the 100-yard butterfly (55.44) to finish fifth and in the 200-yard butterfly (2:02.79) to earn third at the C-USA Championships. 2008 All-Conference USA Third Team (400-Yard Medley Relay)
2008 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
Started off the season with two victories against Southwestern in the 50-yard breaststroke with a time of 33.51 and 50-yard butterfly in 27.33... Finished second against North Texas in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 58.84... Member of the winning 200-yard medley relay against North Texas... Member of the winning 100-yard medley relay in the Sprint for the Cure Meet against Texas... Enjoyed personal and team success at the C-USA Championships, setting three personal records... Finished sixth in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 55.28... Placed seventh in the 200-yard butterfly in 2:01.53 and also placed seventh in the 200-yard IM in 2:05.5
2007-08 SEASON Made her collegiate debut at Southwestern during the season-opening meet... Won the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 59.73 and finished second in the 200-yard freestyle against the Pirates... Finished first in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 58.64 at North Texas... Finished second in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 2:12.44 at No. 12 SMU... Also posted a second-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:31.34 against the Mustangs... Was a member of the winning 400-yard medley relay team against New Orleans... Member of the 400-yard medley relay team, which captured the bronze medal with a time of 3:51.74 at the Conference USA Championship... Was the fourth-fastest time in UH history in that event.
Competed for Red Deer Catalina Swim Club under head coach Sam Montgomery... Was a Provincial Senior Championship medalist in 2006 and 2007... West Canadian Championship finalist in 2006 and 2007... Canadian Senior National qualifier and consolation finalist in 2006 and 2007... Posted career best times of 28.64 (short-course) in the 50-meter butterfly, 1:03.67 (long-course) in the 100-meter butterfly and 2:23.23 (long-course) in the 200-meter butterfly... Competed on the volleyball and basketball teams at Hunting Hills High School... Honor Roll student for four straight years... Volunteered in the acute-care medical ward at a local hospital in 2007... Member of a mission trip to Mexico to coordinate sports programs for under-privileged children.
Full name is Andrea Jennifer Kells... Born on April 11, 1989, in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada... Daughter of Wes and Lorna Kells... Majoring in biology.