Events: 200m, 400m
PRs: 100m - 11.43 (1996), 200m - 23.32 (1996), 400m - 51.18 (2000)
Born: September 17, 1977 in Harbor City, Calif.
Current Residence: Long Beach, Calif.
High School: Long Beach (CA) Polytechnic HS '93
College: UCLA '99
Coach: Bob Kersee
Agent: Greg Foster
Club: Fitness AC
Career Highlights: 2000 Olympic 4x400 meter relay gold medalist; Pac-10 400 meter champ in 1998 and 1999; 1997 Pac-10 200 meter champ.
Anderson has established herself as a top relay runner, earning a gold medal at the 2000 Olympic Games by running the third leg in the opening round of the 4x400m relay. In running the second leg of the U.S. 4x100m relay team at the 1995 Junior Pan American Games, Anderson contributed to a gold medal winning performance by the American squad. She also ran the third leg of the U.S. 4x400 team that captured the silver medal at that event. At the IAAF World Junior Championships in 1996, Anderson ran the lead leg on the U.S. 4x100m relay team that won the gold. In 1997, she ran third on the U.S. 4x100m team that won the gold at the World University Games. During her collegiate days at UCLA, Anderson's relay teams finished well at the NCAA Championships. In 4x100 competition, Anderson's teams placed 6th in 1997, 4th in 1998 and 3rd in 1999. As a senior in 1999, Anderson ran second on the Bruin squad that placed third at NCAAs.
2000: Olympic 4x400m relay gold medalist (ran third leg in opening
round)... 6th at U.S. Olympic Trials in 400 meters in 51.32... in the
semi-finals of the 400 meters at the Olympic Trials, ran a personal best
51.18... ranked #9 in 400m in U.S. by T&FN... bests of 23.44 and 51.18.
1999: Pac-10 champ at 400 meters...placed 4th at USA Outdoor Championships...finished 4th at Pan American Games... ranked 9th in the U.S...best of 52.09.
1998: Pac-10 champ at 400 meters...bests of 11.60, 23.37, and 51.48.
1997: Pac-10 champ at 200 meters...2nd place at Pac-10 400 meters...bests of 11.71, 23.65 and 52.58.
1996: 3rd at Pac-10s, 3rd at U.S. Juniors and 2nd at IAAF World Junior Championships in 100 meters...2nd at Pac-10s and 3rd at U.S. Juniors at 200 meters...finished 2nd at Pac-10 at 400 meters...bests of 11.43, 23.32 and 53.78.
1995: 4th in 100 and 200 meters at U.S. Juniors...bests of 11.50, 23.60 and 54.2Ai.
1994: Bests of 11.57 and 23.74.
1993: Bests of 11.54 and 23.60.
1992: Bests of 11.77 and 24.11.
1991: Bests of 12.04 and 24.44.
1990: Best of 12.23