- Elizabeth Anderson
Elizabeth Anderson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pretoria, South Africa

High School:
Overkruin

Position:
Cross Country / Distance

Experience:
1L



2003: Ran in five of seven meets for the Blazers ... highest finish came at the UAH/Serra Toyota Invitational on Sept. 13, as she ran a 20:19.7 in the 5K race, a personal best ... also tallied a personal best at the Belmont Invitational on Sept. 5, running the two-mile race in 12:39.66.

Pre-UAB: Ran for an independent cross country team in 2001 ... placed third in the Provincial State Championships in 2001 ... competed in the South African Students Cross Country Championships ... member of the gold medal-winning team in the ABSA relays ... received Provincial colors for cross country in 2002 and 2001.

High School: In 1999, team won Provincial State Schools Cross Country Championship and placed third at the Inter-Regional Presidents Cup Championship ... qualified for and completed Comrades Ultra Marathon at the age of 18 ... was coached by her father, Kobus ... also competed in netball and discus.

Personal: Full name is Elizabeth Christine Anderson ... nickname is Elbie ... born October 29, 1981 ... daughter of Kobus and Annie Anderson ... has three younger sisters, Natalie and Melanie, as well as teammate Adel ... majoring in physical education.