Neal Anderson
    Neal Anderson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Springfield, Ill.

    High School:
    Glenwood

    Birthdate:
    05/27/1990


    11/12/2011

    Men finish 10th, women 23rd at NCAA Regional

    Dixon, Pfister top Saluki finishers

    11/01/2011

    Three cross country runners named to MVC Scholar-Athlete team

    Two Salukis boast perfect 4.0 GPA

    10/30/2011

    Saluki Men place second in MVC Cross Country Championship

    Zach Dahleen anchors men to second place finish

    10/25/2011

    Cross Country men picked first, women fourth in MVC pre-championship poll

    Saluki men favored to win MVC Championship

    10/15/2011

    Cross Country men take first, women second at UE Invitational

    Men win second team title of season

    Updated August 7, 2012

    2011-12: Competed in five meets for the Salukis...Notched four top-20 finishes (three of them top-five), including his first career victory at the Saluki Invitational on Sept. 24 with a time of 25:31.6...Finished fifth at the MVC Championship with a time of 25:20.7...Named Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 4...Named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete team.

    2010-11: Competed in five meets in the 2010 season...Took three top 15 finishes in 2010, including a season-best third place finish at the Saluki Invitational...Posted a season-low time of 24:14.38 at the Greater Louisville Classic, where he placed 21st...Named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete team.

    2009-10: Ran in six cross country events during the 2009 campaign...Notched four top 20 finishes, including three top five finishes during the season...Posted a season-best time of 25:03 at the Notre Dame Invite...Best finish was second place at the Saluki Early Bird with a time of 19:31.12.

    2008-09: Participated in six cross country events during the fall...Best finish was second place at the SIU Early Bird, where he clocked in at 19:31.12...Recorded a low 8K time of 25:26.35 at the Greater Louisville Classic.

    High School: Four-year state qualifier in cross country at Glenwood High School.. Finished third in the 2A meet in the 3-mile run with a career-best time of 14:49 as a senior...His team was second in the state that year...Three-time all-conference honoree...Two-time conference, regional and sectional champion...Only two-time sectional champion in GHS history, who represented Team Illinois in the Mideast Cross Country Regional.

    Personal: Full name is Neal Steven Anderson...Majors in Computer Science...Born May 27, 1990... Son of Steve and Sherry Anderson.

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