The Gophers hope to build off a strong cross country season on the track this spring
Becca Dyson and Rebecca Rethwisch were among the recipients of the 2015 Top Five Award
Titania Markland was the 600m runner-up and Devin Stanford took third in the weight throw
Eight Gophers recorded career-best times in the 800m and mile at the Iowa State Classic
Erin Hawkins ran a career-best 24.14 in the 200m to move into second among all-time Gopher sprinters
2015 Season - Indoor: Ran five races • placed third in the mile at the Minnesota Open in 5:04.98 • clocked a 9:50.72 in the 3,000m at the Iowa State Classic • finished 10th in the 5,000m at the Meyo Invitational in 16:57.60 • placed 16th in the 5,000m (16:58.04) at the Big Ten Championship.
2015 Season - Outdoor: Ran one race, placing 12th in the 3,000m run at the Musco Twilight.
2014 Season: Redshirted the 2013 cross country season and the 2014 indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.
High School: A 2013 graduate of Eagan High School • high school coaches were Lisa Langenhahn and Rob Graham • four-time all-state honoree in cross country • named high school All-American in 2012 • finished fourth (14:06.5) to lead Eagan to a second-place finish at the 2012 Class 2A cross country state meet • won the Section 3AA title by 37 seconds on the way to state • set the South Suburban Conference record with a winning time of 14:04 • finished 66th at the 2012 Nike Cross Nationals • posted third (2012) and fourth-place (2012) finishes in the Roy Griak Invitational high school race • on the track, finished second in the 3,200m and fifth in the 1,600m at the 2012 state meet • second in the 3,200m again at the 2013 state meet and eighth in the 1,600m to lead Eagan to a fourth-place finish • set her 3,200m PR of 10:24.69 at the 2013 Hamline Elite Meet • set her 1,600m PR of 5:01.01 at the 2012 Section 3AA meet • second in the 5,000m at the 2012 New Balance Outdoor Nationals with a PR of 16:43.65 • ran the 2-mile and 5,000m at the 2013 NBN meet • National Honor Society member • graduated with honors in the top 5% of her class.
Personal: Born March 27, 1995 • daughter of Bill and Sherri Anderson • has a younger brother, Joey, and a younger sister, Olivia • father, Bill, played baseball at St. Cloud State • intends to major in genetics, cell biology and development with a minor in Spanish • enjoys reading, biking, and being outdoors.
|Anderson's Indoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|Mile||5:04.98||Minnesota Open (1/17/15)|
|3,000m||9:50.72||Iowa State Classic (2/14/15)|
|5,000m||16:57.60||Meyo Invitational (2/6/15)|
|Anderson's Outdoor Career Bests (2015 Final)|
|3,000m||10:30.00||Musco Twilight (5/2/15)|
Gophers Record 11 Career Bests at Notre Dame
Shanique Wright led Minnesota with a runner-up showing in the triple jump on day two of the Meyo Invitational Saturday.
Berkholtz, Markland Win Titles to Lead Gophers
Liz Berkholtz and Titania Markland won event titles to lead Minnesota on day one of the Meyo Invitational.
Black HIstory Month: Lisa (Walton) Anderson
In honor of Black History Month, Gopher Athletics is celebrating those who made us great. Today we honor Lisa (Walton) Anderson.