UCSD Track & Field BIO
 Lorato Anderson

Capital One Academic All-District 8 First Team ... Team captain ... CCAA All-Academic ... Won the 800 meters at the Soka Peace Invitational (4/19) ... Ran a season best of 2:14.76 in the 800 meters at the CCAA Championships (5/3),  where she finished in fourth place.

USTFCCCA All-Academic ... CCAA All-Academic ... Ran the 800 meters at the CCAA Championships, placing fifth in prelims and second in finals ... Sprinted a season-best in the 400 at the UCSD Triangular meet with a time of 1:00.69 and a first-place finish overall ... Ran the 800 at Triton Invitational where she went a personal-best time of 2:12.80, which was an NCAA provisional qualifier and the fourth-fastest time in UCSD history ... Competed in the 4x800 relay at the Rossi Relays, helping her team to a first-place finish in 9:31.86.

USTFCCCA All-Academic ... CCAA All-Academic ... Placed fifth in the 800 meters at the CCAA Championships with a time of 2:19.32 after finishing fourth in prelims (2:19.70) ... Was fourth in the 800 at the UCSD Triton Invitational with a time of 2:13.98, the fourth-best time in that event in UCSD history ... Was second leg of the Tritons' second-place 4x400 relay team (3:49.02) at the All-Cal Challenge ... Additionally, served as the second leg of the 4x400 team that finished fifth overall at the Rossi Relays and notched the 10th-best mark in school history for that event (3:53.75).

CCAA All-Academic ... Earned the fourth-best finish on the year for the Tritons in the 400, crossing the finish line at 59.34 to finish in fourth place during the UCSD Triton Invitational ... Also claimed UCSD's fourth-fastest 800 time for the season (2:23.68) at the CCAA Championships, where she took 10th overall.

A 2010 graduate of American High School in Fremont ... Had a statistical best in the 400 at the North Coast Section (NCS) Bayshore Area Finals, where she placed seventh overall with a time of 1:00.69 as a junior (2009) ... Was the runner-up in the 200 in the dual meet against Castro Valley, clocking in at 28.38 during her senior year (2010).

Born March 22, 1992 in Los Angeles ... Parents are Richard and Tsholofelo Anderson ... Has a younger sibling named Lindiwe ... Is a literature/writing major and education studies minor at Revelle College ... Career goal is to get a Ph.D. in African studies and become a professor after graduating from UCSD ... Regards having her victory dance put on the big screen after getting her personal best at Triton Invitational (2013) as her favorite track and field moment ... Hobbies include writing, reading and dancing ... Roots for the Chicago Cubs ... Listens to "Paper Aeroplane" by Angus and Julia Stone ... Lists sprinter Amantle Montsho of Botswana as her favorite athlete ... Favorite movie is a goofy movie ... Loves Ben and Jerrys Chunkey Monkey ice cream ... Her students are among her greatest influence.

Position: Sprints
Year: Senior
City/State: Fremont, CA
High School: American HS
College: Revelle
Major: Literature/Writing
Experience: 3 Letters
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