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 Robert Anderson

2017 Outdoor Track & Field
Turned in a career-best time of 4:29.95 in the 1,500 meters at the Aggie Invitational, finishing 10th ... also posted career-best marks in the 400 meters (59.75) at the Bob Davidson Spring Kick-Off and the 800 meters (2:10.23) at the Winthrop ADIDAS invitational ... part of 4x400 meter team that ran a 4:42.57 at the Charlotte 49er Classic.

2017 Indoor Track & Field
Rank a career-best 1:00.86 in the 400 meters at the Southern Conference Championships, placing 15th ... also posted career-best times in the 1,000 meters (2:55.78) at the Virginia Tech Invitational and mile (4:45.95) at the UNCG Early Bird Duals.

2016 Cross Country
Recorded a time of 27:16.00 at the Royals Cross Country Challenge in the 8,000-meter race.

2016 Outdoor Track & Field
Did not run.

2016 Indoor Track & Field
Ran a time of 2:15.08 in the 800-meter race at the UNCG Early Bird 7-Way.

2015 Cross Country
Opened the season with a time of 20:02.00 at the Elon University Opener in the 6,000-meter race … Recorded a time of 26:55.30 in the 5-mile run at the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational … Turned in a time of 16:07.20 in the 5,000-meter run at the Wolfpack Invitational … Placed 48th overall at the Southern Conference Championships on the 8,000-meter course with a time of 26:29.97 … Ran the same distance at the NCAA Pre-Nationals with a time of 26:40.30.

High School
Ran four-years of cross country, indoor and outdoor track at Pinecrest High School in Southern Pines, N.C. where he earned multiple post season honors ... was named All-Conference, All-Region and All-State in cross country en route to being named Conference Runner of the Year ... In indoor track earned All-State accolades ... Was named Conference Runner of the Year in outdoor track while earning All-State recognition ... named team MVP in all three sports

Personal
Robert Ryan-Baylee Anderson ... born July 16, 1997 in San Antonio, Texas ... son of Daniel and Regina Anderson ... has one younger sister, Madisyn ... majoring in International and Global Development.

Top Times
Cross Country
5-Mile: 26:55.30 (Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational, 10/2/15)
5k: 16:07.20 (Wolfpack Invitational, 9/18/15)
6k: 20:02.00 (Elon University Opener, 9/4/15)
8k: 26:29.97 (SoCon Championships, 10/31/15)

Indoor Track & Field
400m: 1:00.86 (SoCon Championships, 2/25/17)
800m: 2:15.08 (UNCG Early Bird 7-Way, 12/1/15)
Mile: 4:45.95 (UNCG Early Bird Duals, 12/4/16)

Outdoor Track & Field
400m: 59.75 (Bob Davidson Spring Kick-Off, 3/18/17)
800m: 2:10.23 (Winthrop Adidas Invitational, 3/25/17)
1,500m: 4:29.95 (Aggie Invitational, 4/15/17)

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Aberdeen, N.C.
High School: Pinecrest
Experience: High School