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Eric Anderson

Eric  Anderson


Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Montgomery Bell Academy





T&F Closes TCU Invitational With Three Event Wins

Men's squad produces three title-winning performances Saturday in Fort Worth.


Track & Field Women Lead Big 12 Indoor After First Day

Rhodes wins pole vault title, four score in 5,000 meters to propel Bears.


Track & Field Women Win First Big 12 Team Title

Bears set program records for points, event champions to clinch indoor crown.


Track & Field Has 25 Named to Academic All-Big 12 Team

Bears have 14 women, 11 men honored for academics by conference.


Track & Field Wins 14 Baylor Invitational Titles

Freshmen highlight season's first home meet Saturday at Clyde Hart Track & Field Stadium.

• 2017 All-Big 12 Indoors (DMR)
• 2016 All-Big 12 Indoors (DMR)
• 2017 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
• 2017 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (track)
• 2016 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)

• 2016 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (track)
• 2015 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country)
• Six-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll member

2017 Cross Country: Scoring runner in all six meets he competed in during senior season…Ended cross country career by scoring in all 24 meets he competed in at Baylor…Was a top-three scoring runner in five of six meets, including a 34th place showing at the Big 12 Championship where he was the second Bear across the finish line on the 8,000m course (24:53.3)…Started season with fifth-place finish at Bear Twilight Invitational (18:22.2)…In final race at NCAA South Central Regional, finished 53rd on 10,000m course with a time of 31:44.8…Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 First Team for the third consecutive season.

2017 Track:
Earned All-Big 12 honors by running anchor leg for BU’s sixth-place distance medley relay at the Big 12 Indoor Championship…Participated in five outdoor meets, running in three different distance events...Had season-best time and finish in the 3,000 meters at Roadrunners Invitational with a time of 8:48.38 to finish third…Placed third in the 5,000 meters at the Michael Johnson Invitational with a 14:44.01 mark…Finished 10th at TCU Invitational in the 1,500 meters with 4:05.10 time…Finished in top 20 at Big 12 Championship with 15:08.93 mark in the 5,000 meters...Earned Academic All-Big 12 first team honors...Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll during spring semester.

2016 Cross Country: Was only BU runner to score in all five fall races, while being the Bears' top finisher in four of five meets...Opened season with back-to-back third-place finishes at Bear Twilight Invitational and Ken Garland Invitational...Helped Baylor win team title at Ken Garland meet with four-mile time of 20:11.5, while ran 12:17.2 in season-opening 4K race...Placed 31st at Big 12 Championship with 8,000-meter mark of 26:31.4...Produced five-mile time of 24:43.5 to be 77th at Notre Dame Invitational...Was BU's third finisher at NCAA South Central Regional with a 10,000-meter time of 31:44.6 to be 36th...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team...Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2016 Track: Earned career-first All-Big 12 honor by running anchor leg for BU's seventh-place distance medley relay squad at Big 12 Indoor Championship...Competed in only two indoor meets, finishing 22nd (8:31.36) at Rod McCravy Memorial and 25th (8:39.03) at conference meet in 3,000 meters...Outdoors, participated in four meets, running the 1,500 meters each time...Had season-best time and finish at Baylor Invitational, taking fourth in 3:55.68...Placed 23rd at Big 12 Outdoor Championship with time of 4:05.77...Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2015 Cross Country: Was BU's top runner in five of six races entered and a scoring runner in all meets...Had season-high finish of seventh (18:43.2) at season-opening Bear Twilight Invitational to help Bears place second...Recorded another top-10 finish by taking ninth at Ken Garland Invitational...Tallied season-best 8,000-meter time (24:18.1) at Stanford Invitational to be 16th...Placed 23rd at Big 12 Championships by running 25:23.0 in Stillwater, Okla...Was 40th and BU's third runner to finish at NCAA South Central Regional, covering 10K-course in 31:34.8...Earned spot on Academic All-Big 12 first team......Named to fall Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2015 Track: Ran in only two indoor meets, before injury...Placed fifth at Texas A&M Team Invitational in 3,000-meters...Had season-best time (8:27.76) in event at Rod McCravy Memorial...Received medical hardship waiver from Big 12, so not charged with any eligibility...Named to spring Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2014 Cross Country: Produced top season of any Baylor runner by leading team in five of seven races...Opened career with three straight top-10 finishes...Produced fifth-place showing at Bear Twilight Invitational in season-best 6K time of 18:30.3 to help BU finish third...Earned season-high finish at UTA Season Opener by being third in 5,000-meter race (15:07.6) as BU was second...Tabbed Big 12 Runner of the Week for performance in UTA meet, becoming just second BU freshman male to win honor...Took eighth at Texas A&M Invitational in 6K-race to help team place fifth...Had season-best 8,000-meter time at Chili Pepper Festival (24:57.9) to place 37th individually and lead BU to 10th-place showing...Was the second runner across the finish line for BU at Big 12 Championships with time of 25:32.1 to take 42nd overall and help BU place sixth - its highest finish since 2003...Led Bears by finishing 49th at NCAA South Central Regional Championships in 10,000-meter time of 31:13.8...Named to fall Baylor Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Four-year member of Montgomery Bell Academy cross country team...Captured 2013 Tennessee state cross country title at division II-AA level for head coach Roderick Russ...Produced three all-state cross country performances...Helped MBA finish top five in division II-AA state meet each season, including a team title in 2010...Led Big Red to team wins at Nashville City meet in 2011, '12 and '13, while taking individual crown in senior season...Competed for track squad as well...Claimed 2014 division II-AA state title at 3,200-meter distance...Named Most Valuable Athlete at Nashville City track meet in 2013 and '13...Posted personal bests of 15:33 (5K), 4:16 (1600m) and 9:25 (3,200m) in senior season.

Personal: Parents are Steve and Mindy Anderson...Has one brother, Matt, and one sister, Rachel...Majoring in economics.

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