Erik Anderson
Erik Anderson


San Jose, CA

High School:
Bellarmine College Prepartory

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 135


Honors & Awards:
• WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention - 2013
• WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll - 2013
• USD Scholar Athlete - 2011
• Team MVP - 2009
• Dean's List - 2010

RS Senior (2013-14): Ran an 8k personal record of 25:27 at the Bronco Invite... Earned WCC All-Academic honorable mention honors... Also competed in the West Coast Invite (27:31) and Stanford Invite (27:37).

RS Junior (2012-13): Competed in three races during the fall, notching his best time at the WCC Championships (48th place - 26:04)... Ran a 32:44 10k at the NCAA Regionals... Also ran in the Bronco Invite (26:46.8).

Junior (2011-12): Redshirted due to injury.

Sophomore (2010-11): Placed eighth at the Aztec Invitational where he ran the second fastest course time in USD history with a 4:18 1500m and a 15:52 5K... Also named a 2011 USD Scholar Athlete and earned Second Honors.

Freshman (2009-10): Earned team Most Valuable Player Award after running the ninth fastest 8k time in USD history...Also made the 2010 Dean's List.

High School: Attended Bellarmine College Preparatory where he was two-year varsity letterman in cross country and track...Ran cross country under head coach Patrick McCrystle...Senior year earned All-League Honors while contributing to a League Championship title and running a 16:25 5k at the California state meet...Junior year received the MVP Award for the junior varsity team and also helped the varsity team to a League Championship.

Personal: Born on December 27, 1991, in San Jose, CA...Parents are Jeanine and Gregg Anderson...Was also recruited by the University of Redlands...Chose to attend USD for the great school colors, community atmosphere and teammate Jacob Bruce...In his free time, he enjoys writing poetry and music.

Major: Marine Science