Danielle Anderson  
Danielle Anderson

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Inver Grove Heights, Minn.

High School:
Eagan HS

Birthdate:
03/27/1995


10/28/2014

Championship Season to Begin Sunday

No. 20 Minnesota travels to Iowa City, Iowa, for the Big Ten Championships this weekend

10/17/2014

Berkholtz Leads Gophers to 15th Place at Wisconsin

The top four Gophers record career-best times at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational

10/14/2014

Minnesota Set for Two Meets in Wisconsin

The No. 26 Gophers compete at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational and the Tori Neubauer Invitational this week

10/04/2014

Dyson, Gophers Win SDSU Classic 5K

No. 26 Minnesota claimed eight of the top 11 places en route to the team title

10/04/2014

Rethwisch Leads Gophers at Blugold Invite

Minnesota finished second in the team standings

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2014 • Redshirt Freshman Season: 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 • ran a career-best 6K in 21:24 as the fourth Gopher at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational.

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 • intends to double major in biology and physiology with a minor in Spanish • enjoys cooking, reading and biking.