AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012
Placed fifth for UC San Diego in the women's 800-meter run at the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Track & Field Championships with a time of 2 minutes, 19.32 seconds after finishing fourth in the prelims with a time of 2:19.70 ... Finished 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 16th Annual Rossi Relays and notched the 10th-best mark in school history for that event (3:53.75).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011
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 ... Is a literature/writing major and general chemistry minor in Revelle College ... Has a younger sibling named Lindiwe ... Roots for the Chicago Cubs ... Lists sprinter Amantle Montsho of Botswana as her favorite athlete ... Favorite movie is "A Goofy Movie" ... Hobbies include writing, reading and playing the piano ... Has "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker" by The Ramones on her playlist ... Loves Indian movies ... Could eat Chicago deep-dish pizza for the rest of her life if given the chance ... Regards running the 800 for the first time at the conference championships as her favorite track and field moment ... Her career goal is to teach a writing class at the University of Botswana after graduating from UCSD.