Abby Anderson  
Abby Anderson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Perham, Minn.

High School:
Perham HS

Position:
Mid-Distance

Birthdate:
09/23/1991


02/22/2014

Minnesota Earns Six Event Titles

The Gophers won three running events and three field events Saturday

05/29/2013

Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals

2013 Season - Indoor: Ran the mile (5:33.89) at the Jack Johnson Classic • took 13th in the 3,000m at the Northwest Open (11:25.08). Outdoor: Did not compete during the outdoor season.

2012 Season - Indoor: Best mile race came at the Jack Johnson Classic (5:34.99) • also competed at the MSU Open, Parents Day Open (1,000m), and Northwest Open. Outdoor: Competed in the 800m at the Holst Invitational (2:35.72) • competed in the 1,500m at the Hamline Twilight (5:32.97).

2011 Season: Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Perham High School • high school coaches were Jeff Morris and Kay Morris • cross country team placed second twice and third once at the Minnesota Class A state meet • was part of a 2007 Minnesota Class A state champion 4x800m relay • finished second in the 1,600m at the 2008 state meet • earned All-Heart of the Lakes Conference honors 2007-09 • set school record in 1,600m and 4x800m relay • graduated with highest honors.

Personal: Born September 23, 1991 • plans to go into nursing or become a physician's assistant • daughter of Kim and Laura Anderson • has siblings Zach, Gabriele, Caleb and Ben • sister Gabriele ran track and cross country for Minnesota and was an NCAA competitor in the 1,500m • enjoys drawing, reading, camping, biking and spending time with family and friends.