2012-2013 (Junior): Anderson consistently filled the eighth seat in the top varsity eight boat his junior year, a boat that took second in all of its spring 2013 competitions against California, Stanford, Boston, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,and Northeastern...also rowed eighth seat in the varsity eight boat during the annual Eastern Conference Sprints, taking third amongst all the teams in the Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges conference...competed in the varsity eight boat that came in tenth during the 2013 Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships.
2011-2012 (Sophomore): Rowed eighth seat in the varsity eight boat that took first inaspring meet with races against Minnesota and Milwaukee School of Engingeering...rowed eighth seat for the successful second varsity eight boat that claimed victory in each of its spring races against Michigan, Dartmouth, Boston, Penn and Drexel...also fulfilled the eighth spot in the second varsity eighth boat that took fifth overall at the 2012 Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships.
2010-2011 (Freshman): Rowed for the Wisconsin A and B boats that claimed three first-place finishes in the men's open novice eight races at the Head of the Eagle in October of 2010...rowed for the Wisconsin B boat in the novice eight race and the Wisconsin D boat in the novice four race at the Head of the Iowa, a meet Wisconsin won...seventh and eighth seats for the third freshman eight boat that defeated Michigan, Minnesota and Milwaukee School of Engineering in two home meets held inthe springof 2011.
High School: Played soccer for four years ... earned two varsity letters ... won IHSA State Championship senior year ... IHSA State Champion runner-up junior year
Personal: Parents are James and Maribeth ... father, James, played baseball and rugby for Texas A&M and baseball for Illinois Benedictine College ... has a sister, Nicole, and a brother, Ryan ... intended major isBiomedical Engineering
Reasons for choosing UW-Madison: Best school academically
What Wisconsin Rowing means to you: A chance to compete again, a release and escape from stress, a family on campus