Seven men’s runners, nine women’s athletes honored.
Junior finishes second at NCAA South Central Regional Championships to earn automatic berth.
Men, women trying to finish as one of top two teams Friday in College Station, Texas.
Men’s team places seventh, women eighth at conference meet Saturday.
Men, women slated to run for conference title Saturday in Stillwater, Okla.
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: Full name is Eric David Anderson...Born Aug. 20, 1995 in Nashville, Tenn...Parents are Steve and Mindy Anderson...Has one brother, Matt, and one sister, Rachel...Majoring in economics.