Abby Anderson
Abby Anderson


Perham, Minn.

High School:
Perham HS



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Minnesota Earns Six Event Titles

The Gophers won three running events and three field events Saturday


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

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

2014 Season: Did not compete during the indoor or outdoor seasons • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

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).

2013 Season - Outdoor: Did not compete during the outdoor season • Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

2012 Season - Indoor: Best mile time came at the Jack Johnson Classic (5:34.99) • also competed at the MSU Open, Parents Day Open (1,000m), and Northwest Open.

2012 Season - 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 • nursing major • daughter of Kim and Laura Anderson • has siblings Zach, Gabriele, Caleb, and a twin brother, Ben • sister, Gabriele, finished fourth in the 1500m at the 2012 Olympic Trials • Gabriele ran track and cross country for Minnesota and was the 2010 NCAA runner-up in the 1500m • enjoys drawing, ice cream, camping, biking, and watching Gopher baseball with Kaitlin Mincke.

Anderson's Indoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
1,000m 3:18.96 Parents Day (2/18/12)
Mile 5:33.89 Jack Johnson (1/19/13)
3,000m 11:25.08 Northwest Open (1/12/13)
Anderson's Outdoor Career Bests (2014 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:35.72 Holst Invitational (4/21/12)
1,500m 5:32.87 Hamline Twilight (4/25/12)


New Outdoor Track and Field Facility Approved


The University’s Board of Regents approved a plan during its October meeting to construct a new, competition-level outdoor track and field stadium on the East Bank of campus

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Erin Hawkins


Catch up with Gophers senior sprinter Erin Hawkins as the women's track & field team trains for the upcoming season.

B1G Champions Honored at Gopher Football


The Gophers' 2016 Big Ten Championship team was honored at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday.

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