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Holly Anderson
Position: Distance/XC
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fruitport, Mich.
High School: Fruitport HS
Major: Health Fitness (3.52 GPA)
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Holly Anderson
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 05/14/2012

School record holder in the indoor 5,000m run (16:49.93) and the outdoor 10,000m run (34:45.7)

2012 (Outdoor Track and Field): Broke the school record in the 10,000m run with a time of 34:45.7, good for 26th in section 2 at the Stanford Invitational (4/6) ... finished 3rd in the 5,000m run in a career-best 16:44.06 at the Polytan Invitational (4/21) ... finished 9th in the 5,000m run in a career-best 16:43.71 at the Penn Relays (4/26) ... finished 5th in the 10,000m run (36:24.01) and 6th in the 5,000m run (17:08.01) at the MAC Championships (5/10-5/12) ... finished 43rd in the 10,000m run (38:10.71) at the NCAA East Prelims ... Academic All-MAC selection.

2012 (Indoor Track and Field): Won the mile run (5:04.86) at the Chip Invite (1/13) ... won the 3000m run in a career-best 9:58.17 at the Red Simmons Invitational (1/21) ... broke the indoor school record and finished 8th in the 5,000m run in a time of 16:49.93 at the Meyo Invitational (2/4) ... finished 4th in the 5,000m run (17:08.72), 4th in the 3,000m run in a career-best 9:55.79, and 7th in the mile run in a career-best 4:56.2 at the MAC Championships (2/25).

2011 (Cross Country): Earned a tenth place finish at the 6K Spartan Invitational with a career-best 21:11 (9/16) ... named MAC Runner of the Week for her performance at the Spartan Invitational ... finished eighth at the 5K Notre Dame Invitational with a career-best time of 18:02 (9/30) ... finished 64th (22:04) at the 6K Pre-Nationals (10/16) ... earned Second-Team All-MAC honors with a 11th place finish at the MAC Championships in 21:31.3 (10/29) ... finished 44th (21:39.7) at the 6K NCAA Great Lakes Regional Meet (11/12) ... Academic All-MAC honoree.

2011 (Indoor Track and Field): Finished runner-up in the 3000m run with a time of 10:10.95 at the Chip Invite (1/14) ... took third in the 3000m run with a time of 10:11.30 at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (1/22) ... placed 10th in the 5K at the Big Meet (2/11-2/12) after posting a 17:17.96 ... set new career-bests in the 3K (10:08.03) and the 5K (17:14.84) at the MAC Indoor Championships (2/25-2/26) ... took third in the 5000m (17:44.75) at the Bulldog Invite (4/9) ... set a new person best in the 10K (36:29.23) at the Penn Relays (4/28).

2010 (Cross Country):  Placed 17th at the MAC Championships with a time of 21:35.0 in the 6K race ... Finished 59th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship (21:58.79 - 6K) ... Ran the NCAA Pre-National Meet in 22:21.0 (6K), placing 173rd ... Finished 93rd out of 300 runners at the Roy Griak Invitational (22:44.6 - 6K) ... Placed 42nd out of 231 runners at the Spartan Invitational (22:47 - 6K) ... Academic All-MAC honoree.

2010 (Outdoor Track and Field): Ran a career-best 37:08.17 in the 10,000m at the Raleigh Relays … finished fifth in the 5000m with a season-best 18:00.59 at the Dave Rankin Invitational.

2010 (Indoor Track and Field):
Ran 17:40.37 in the 5000m at the GVSU Big Meet … ran a career-best 10:19.67 in the 3000m at the BGSU Challenge.

2009 (Cross Country):
Finished 16th at the MAC Championships (23:06.8) … took 79th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional (22:43.68) … finished fourth in the season-opening Jeff Drenth Memorial (19:08.3).

2009 (Outdoor Track and Field): Ran a season-best 18:04.85 in the 5000m at the Sea Ray Relays … took 18th in the steeplechase at the Jesse Owens Classic (11:40.07).

2009 (Indoor Track and Field): Finished fifth in the 3000m at the Chippewa Open (11:08.96).

2008 (Cross Country):
Ran in six meets … finished 10th at the EMU Fall Classic (19:08).

High School— Lettered four times in both cross country and track … four-time all-conference selection in cross country … earned all-state honors in track in the 3200m and 4x800m relay … broke the school record in cross country, the 1600m and 3200m … earned all-conference honors all four years in track.

Career Bests — Cross Country 6K (21:11); Cross Country 5K (18:04); 1600m (5:04.86); mile run (4:56.2); 3000m (9:55.79); 10,000m (34:45.70); Steeplechase (11:40.07); 5000m (16:43.71).