Track and Field
PR: 9:39.95 (2007)
High School: Morgan HS ‘03
College: Weber State University ‘07
Coach: Paul Pilkington
Agent: Bob Wood
Career Highlights: 2008 Olympic Trials runner-up; 3rd at 2007 USA Outdoors steeplechase; 2007 NCAA Outdoor runner-up; 2-time NCAA All-American; Weber State school record-holder in four events
Anderson set a personal best by nine seconds in finishing as the runner-up at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials in the women's steeplechase (9:30.75) and qualified for her first Olympic Team...A distance standout at Weber State University, Anderson's career came to a high point with a runner-up finish in the steeplechase at the 2007 NCAA Outdoor Championships and a third place finish at the US Outdoor Championships. Anderson is a two-time NCAA All-American, holds four schools record at Weber State and won five Big Sky Conference championships as a senior. She was also named in June 2007 to the ESPN The Magazine CoSIDA Track and Field/Cross-Country Academic All-America second team.
2008: 2nd at Olympic Trials (9:30.75)...2nd at Payton Jordan Invite (9:41.41)
2007: 3rd at USA Outdoors (9:40.74)...10th in heats at World Outdoors (9:57.00)...NCAA Outdoors steeplechase runner-up (9:46.48)...NCAA West Region steeplechase champion (9:51.51)...Big Sky champion in steeplechase, 5,000m and 10,000m... 7th at NCAA Indoors 5,000m (16:00.77)...Big Sky Indoor champion in 3,000m (9:54.97) and 5,000m (17:05.08)...4th in NCAA Mountain Regional cross-country 6k (20:59.3)...ranked #4 in the U.S. by T&FN...best of 9:39.95.
2006: Big Sky steeplechase runner-up (10:46.14) and 6th in 10,000m (37:20.45)...7th at Big Sky Indoors 5,000m (18:56.59)...4th at Big Sky Conference cross-country 5k (18:09.3).
2005: Big Sky steeplechase champion (11:23.29), runner-up 10,000m (38:57.17) and 3rd in 5,000m (18:41.87)...4th at NCAA West Regional steeplechase...Big Sky indoor 3,000m runner-up (10:10.75) and 3rd in 5,000m (17:46.88).
2004: 5th at Big Sky Outdoors steeplechase (11:22.11)...7th at Big Sky Indoors 3,000m (10:28.15).