The 1N8 competed for the Laurel V. Korholz Perpetual Trophy.
2014-15 • Junior Season: Big Ten Distinguished Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... CRCA Scholar-Athlete...competed First Varsity Eight at the Head of the Rock (10/12)...defeated Boston College, Georgetown, and Notre Dame at Head of the Charles (10/19)...placed first at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite (3/15) with the 1V8 boat...the OSU Classic (4/4) also had her pacing with the First Varsity Eight boat...added to the sweep of Rutgers at the Big 10 Double Dual (4/11) with the First Varsity Eight...also competed 1V8 at the Clemson Invite (4/18 & 19)...assisted the Gopher's First Varsity Eight boat at Devil's Lake Challenge (5/2) and the Big 10 Championships (5/16 & 17).
2013-14 • Sophomore Season: CRCA Scholar-Athlete... Academic All-Big Ten ... paced the Second Varsity Eight to victories over West Virginia, Dayton and Alabama at the Oak Ridge Invite (3/15-16) ... placed first against Dartmouth and Rutgers in the 2V8 at the Boston Challenge (4/5-6) ... also placed second ahead of Boston University ... competed against Michigan and Michigan State in the 2V8 at the Big Ten Double Dual (4/12) ... placed second behind Wisconsin with the 2V8 in the lone home dual of the year on Lake Phalen (5/4) ... finished fifth at the 2014 Big Ten Championships in the 2V8 (5/18)
2012-13 • Freshman Season: Member of the novice team...raced at the Oklahoma Invite against Oklahoma, Kansas, Kansas State and Tulsa with the 2N8 (3/9-3/10) ... raced at the San Diego Crew Classic in the 1N8 boat against Washington, California, UCLA, Virginia and Kansas State (4/7)... competed at Wisconsin in the 1N8 boat (5/5)... competed at Big Ten Championships (5/19).
High School:2012 graduate of Chanhassen High School...earned letters in cross country, track, and nordic skiing...member of National Honor Society and was named to dean's list.
Personal:Born October 12, 1993...daughter of Jeanne and Christian Andersen...majoring in genetics, cell biology & development...enjoys spending her free time scuba-diving and running.
World Rowing U-23 Championships begin Wednesday
Anna Cruse and Team USA will compete at next week's 2017 World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria as entries were finalized this week.
Cruse is first Gopher to join U-23 National Team
2017 Minnesota grand and former Gopher rower Anna Cruse qualified for the World Championships in Bulgaria on Thursday
Gophers Place Seventh at Big Tens
Anna Greene and Rylie Wargo earned All-Big Ten recognition while the Gophers earned a pair of top-five finishes.