UND W Cross Country BIO
Lindsay Anderson
Player Profile:
Lindsay Anderson 724503
Year: Senior
Hometown: Leeds, N.D.
High School: Benson County High School
Other College: University of Iowa
Major: Communication Sciences & Disorders



2012-13 (Senior): Was UND's top runner in four of the five cross country meets in which she competed ... Finished 41st at the NCAA Division I Midwest Regional with a 6K time of 21 minutes, 49.07 seconds ... Placed 15th at the Big Sky Conference Championship with a 5K time of 18:03.3 ... Finished fifth at the UND Ron Pynn Invitational with a season-best 5K time of 18:00.3 ... Was the runner-up at the Montana Invitational with a time of 18:13.1 ... Took 22nd at the SDSU Classic with a time of 18:42.93.

2011-12 (Senior, Redshirted Cross Country):
Great West Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... Named to 2012 Capital One Academic All-American Women's Track and Field/Cross Country Third Team ... Earned Capital One Academic All-District honors ... Named to GWC Winter/Spring Academic All-Conference Team ... Named GWC Indoor Female Athlete of the Week (Feb. 3) ... Runner-up in the 10K (38:06.24) and 5K (17:42.05) at the Great West Conference Outdoor Championship ... Placed second in the 3K (10:11.11) and third in the 5K (17:44.99) at the GWC Indoor Championship ... Also a member of UND's fourth-place 4x400 relay team ... Won the 1,500-meters (4:36.14) at the UNC-Wilmington Seahawk Invitational (Aprill 11), USD/SDSU Double Dual (April 6) and North Dakota State Dual (May 4) ... Ran the Great West's top time in the 5K (16:59.01) at the Mt. SAC Relays (April 20), which was also the second-fastest time in UND history ... Her 1,000-meters time of 3:00.07 at NDSU was the eighth-best time in school history ... Earned second track and field letter ... Redshirted the cross country season.

2010-11 (Junior): UND's Grace Rhonemus Female Athlete of the Year (all sports) ... Named Great West Conference Cross Country Athlete of the Year and GWC Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year ... Also named to All-GWC Cross Country first team ... Named to the GWC Fall All-Academic team (cross country) and the GWC Winter/Spring All-Academic team (indoor, outdoor track) ... Four-time GWC Female Runner of the Week ... Won individual GWC indoor championships in the mile run, the 3,000-meters and the 5,000-meters ... Set conference records in both the 3,000-meters (10:02.32) and the 5,000-meters (17:28.64) ... Her time in the mile run of 5:00.53 was the sixth-best in UND history ... Won 2010 Great West Conference Cross Country Championship ... Ran personal-best time of 16:46.31, 13 seconds faster than runner-up, to claim UND's first Division I individual title ... Took third in the 5,000-meters (18:25.62) and fourth in the 1,500-meters (4:42.44) at the GWC Outdoor Championship ... Member of UND's distance medley relay team that ran a school-record time of 11:53.03 at the Iowa State Classic ... Won the 3,000-meters at South Dakokta with a time of 10:15.05 ... Opened the indoor track season by winning the mile run (5:01.36) at the USD Graphic Edge Alumni Meet (Jan. 15) ... Won the 3,000-meters (10:03.07) at the Boise State Bronco Invitational (Jan. 22) ... Her 5K time of 17:16.17 at Notre Dam was the fourth-fastest in school history .. Made her UND cross country debut by capturing medalist honors at UND's Ron Pynn Classic (Sept. 9) ... Followed her debut with another first-place finish at the Eastern Illinois Panther Open (Sept. 28) ... Finished the cross country season by winning medalist honors in dual at South Dakota (Nov. 14) ... Clocked the fastest time (17:26.10) of any GWC runner and placed 21st at the prestigious 5K Chile Pepper Festival in Fayetteville, Ark. (Oct. 16) ... Earned her first letters at UND in both cross country and track and field.

Before UND: Spent the previous two years at the University of Iowa ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten and USTFCCCA All-Academic honors ... Placed 11th in the 10,000 meters at the 2010 Big Ten Championship ... Placed 46th at the 2009 NCAA Regional Cross Country Championship ... Competed in Big Ten Conference Cross Country Championships in each of her two years.

Personal: Majoring in communication sciences and disorders ... A 2008 graduate of Benson County High School ... An 11-time state champion in track and four-time state champion in cross country as a prep ... Named North Dakota Senior Athlete of the Year in both cross country and track ... Class valedictorian ... Daughter of Greg and Karen Anderson ... Sister, Krista, ran track and cross country at Iowa and brother, George, ran track and cross country at Minot State.

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