Five UConn runners turn in personal best performances
The Huskies kick off their 2017 indoor season with three first-place finishes.
- Took first place in the 4x1 at the UConn Northeast Challenge in a time of 46.60. Placed third in the 100m dash in Storrs that same day.
- Finished ninth in the 4x1 at the American Outdoor Track and Field Championships in a time of 46.33.
- Competed in the 100m and 200m dash at the American Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
- Placed third in the 60m dash at the Wagner Invite in a time of 7.73. Finished third in the 200m dash in a time of 25.31.
ILLINOIS STATE (2014-16): Competed in the 100m, 200m dash and the 4x100m relay ... DI MVC Indoor Conference Champions.
HIGH SCHOOL: Eanred seven varsity letter between Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field at Hopkins High School ... USATF Female Athlete of the Year (2008 & 2010) ... 22-time AAU All-American ...led her team to the MSHSL State Championship in 2011 and 2011 ... MSHSL Section in Conference champions in 2012, 2011 and 2010 ... four-time state champions in the 4x100m (2010-2013) ... 100m MSHSL Conferene champion (2011) ... MSHSL 4x200 champions in 2009 ... earned All-Academic honores rom 2010-2014.
PERSONAL: Elise Nicole Anderson ... daughter of Melvin and Lisa Anderson ... has a brother and a sister, Isaac and Taylor ... majoring in communications.