Danielle Anderson
Danielle  Anderson

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Inver Grove Heights, Minn.

High School:
Eagan HS

Birthdate:
03/27/1995

Experience:
1 Letter


09/09/2016

Gophers Take Team Title at Oz

Minnesota placed 12 runners in the top 20 at the season-opening Oz Memorial Run Friday

09/06/2016

Gophers to Host Oz Memorial

Minnesota officially opens the 2016 season at Les Bolstad Course this Friday

09/02/2016

Gophers Make Strides at Intrasquad 5K

Madeline Strandemo, Megan Hasz, Bethany Hasz, Bailey Ness, and Danielle Anderson made up the top five in the 5K race

08/24/2016

Gophers Ready for 2016 Campaign

Head coach Sarah Hopkins shares her outlook for the 2016 cross country season

08/17/2016

Captains Corner: Danielle Anderson

Catch up with Gophers co-captain Danielle Anderson as the Gophers prepare for the 2016 cross country season

11/06/2014

2014 Big Ten WXC Championship

Photos from the 2014 Big Ten Cross Country Championship hosted by the University of Iowa. Photos by Walt Middleton.

09/27/2014

Women Cross Country at Griak

Gophers host Griak Meet

10/21/2013

Danielle Anderson

Women's CC photos of Danielle Anderson

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2015 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Ran two races • made season debut in Wisconsin adidas Invitational open race as the fifth Gopher in 35th overall (22:24.0) • placed 32nd overall and fourth among female finishers at Jack’s Run (23:20.1).

2014 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Named NCAA All-Midwest Region, USTFCCCA All-Academic Team, and Academic All-Big Ten • ran seven races • made Gopher debut at the BYU Autumn Classic, finishing ninth overall and fourth on the team and covering the three-mile course in 18:21.1 • placed second for the team and 35th overall at the Griak (22:09.9) • finished fourth for the Gophers and sixth overall at the SDSU Classic 5K in 17:51.84 • finished in 21:24 as the fourth Gopher at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational • clocked a time of 21:06.5 at the Big Ten Championships, finishing fourth for Minnesota and 35th overall • ran a career-best time of 20:53.3 at the NCAA Midwest Regional, earning all-region honors in 24th overall as the fourth Gopher • finished fourth for the Gophers at the NCAA Championship in 21:59.5 (205th overall).

2013 • Freshman 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 Minnesota Class AA 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 • took 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 personal record of 10:24.69 at the 2013 Hamline Elite Meet • set her 1,600m personal record of 5:01.01 at the 2012 Section 3AA meet • placed second in the 5,000m at the 2012 New Balance Outdoor Nationals with a personal-best 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 percent 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 • majoring in genetics and cell biology • enjoys reading, biking, and being outdoors.

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Earn Top-10 Finish

9/24/2016

Minnesota placed ninth in the team standings at the 31st annual Roy Griak Invitational.

2016 Griak Invitational Race Recaps

9/24/2016

The Gophers host the 31st annual Roy Griak Invitational at Les Bolstad Course on Saturday.

No. 25 Gophers Set for Griak Invite

9/20/2016

Minnesota hosts the 31st annual Roy Griak Invitational at Les Bolstad Course this Saturday.

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