Cassandra Anderson
Cassandra Anderson
Height: 5-7.5
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Saugus, Mass.
High School: Saugus
Position: Long Sprints

2009: Ran a personal-best time of 2:23.76 in the 800 at the Boston University Mini Meet (Dec. 27)...placed sixth in the 500 at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (Feb. 20) with a time of 1:19.15...ran a season-best time of 1:00.28 in the 400 at the New England Championship (May 8)...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2008: Member of the third place 4x400 meter relay team at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (Feb. 22-24), finishing with a time of 3:58.36...ran a personal-best time of 27.01 in the 200 at the Boston University Mini Meet (Dec. 29).

Before Holy Cross: Four-year varsity member of the Saugus H.S. track and field team...named captain her senior year...MVP her junior and senior year...MVP Northeastern Conference in 2006...Northeastern Conference 400 champion (freshman-junior year)...Northeastern Conference 200 champion senior year...Northeast Conference All-Star team freshman-senior year...Women in Sports Day Advocate senior Drew Female Athlete of the Year Award senior year...Northeastern Conference South champions freshman thru senior year...holds school records in the 400 (59.4), 4x200 relay, 4x400 relay and 4x800 relay.

Personal: Daughter of Robert and Linda Anderson...twin sister Kelsey plays soccer at UMass-Amherst...majoring in English.