Women's Cross Country



Sierra Anderson
Sierra Anderson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Summit, Colo.

Last College:
Western State

Height:
5-4

Experience:
SR-2L


2007 (Cross Country): Earned All-Region honors with a 19th-place finish at NCAA Regionals... Took 12th in the season opener at Baylor... Was 16th at the C-USA Championships.

2007 (Track and Field): Indoor: Placed third in the Texas Tech Invitational in the 1000-meter run with a time of 3:15.01... Recorded sixth- and fourth-place finishes in the J.D. Martin Invitational in the 800-meter (2:23.04) and one-mile (5:16.05) runs, respectively; Outdoor: Finished in fourth place in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 10:37.29 at the CSUN Invitational.

2006 (Cross Country): Competed in all seven team events... Placed 12th with a time of 30:45.38 in the Bear Relays with teammate Krystal Rodriguez... 10th-place finish at the Rice Invitational (15:01.00)... Ninth-place finish at the Texas A&M Invitational (19:10)... 92nd-place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational (18:18)... 89th-place finish at the Chile Pepper Festival (22:20.9)... 17th-place finish at the Conference USA Championships (18:47.45)... 31st-place finish at the NCAA South Central Regional (22:00.5).

2006 (Track and Field): Indoor: Ran only one race, placing 55th in the 5,000-meter run (18:39.24) at the Iowa State Classic; Outdoor: Finished ninth in the 1,500-meter run at the Dr. Pepper Invitational with a time of 4:43.46... Posted a season-best mark in the 1,500-meter run at the Texas Relays with a time of 4:42.11 - good for fourth place... Took second place in the 1,500-meter run at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 4:50.50... Placed 14th in the 1,500-meter run at the TCU Invitational with a time of 4:48.83... Claimed fourth place in the 1,500-meter run at the North Texas Twilight with a time of 4:46.47... Placed eighth in the 1,500-meter run at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships with a time of 4:51.03.

2005 (Cross Country): Finished 11th at Movin' Mavs Challenge... Competed at Roy Griak Invitational... Finished seventh at North Texas Invitational... Ran at the pre-national meet... Placed 29th at C-USA Championships.

Prep: Lettered one year in cross country and track... Graduated from Summit County High School... Received Triple Threat Award for going to state in three events, was first to receive award in six years... MVP of Cross-country... Also participated in Alpine Ski racing, figure skating and road racing. Personal: Native of Breckenridge, Colo... General business major... Parents are Dean and Susan Anderson... Has three siblings, Shelby, Whitney and Memory... Enjoys knitting and ice skating... Favorite athlete is Kristi Yamaguchi.

High School: Lettered in cross country and track her senior year at Summit County High School...earned the Triple Threat award for competing in and going to State in all three sports (cross country, downhill ski racing and track)...was the lone person to receive the award in six years...MVP of cross country team as a senior.

Personal: Native of Breckenridge, Colo... General business major... Parents are Dean and Susan Anderson... Has three siblings, Shelby, Whitney and Memory... Favorite athlete is Tiger Woods... Enjoys rock climbing, skiing and biking... Has traveled to over 40 countries.

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