Abby Anderson  
Abby Anderson

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Perham, Minn.

High School:
Perham HS

Birthdate:
09/23/1991


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2013 • Junior Season: Named Academic All-Big Ten • did not compete.

2012 • Sophomore Season: Ran her season-best 6K race at the Blugold Invite (24:01.87) • highest team finish was 15th at the Tori Neubauer Invitational (24:10.0) • competed in six races overall.

2011 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Ran in three races • the team's No. 10 finisher at the Blugold Invite with a season-best time of 23:17 • raced a 23:27.95 at the Roy Griak Invitational.

2010 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the season.

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 1600m at the 2008 state meet • earned All-Heart of the Lakes Conference honors 2007-09 • set school record in 1600m and 4x800m • ran at the New Balance Nationals in North Carolina in 2010, placing ninth in the mile • 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.