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Aaron Anderson

  • position Sprints
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Fayetteville, N.C.
  • High school Douglas Byrd
  • position Sprints
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Fayetteville, N.C.
  • High school Douglas Byrd

Aaron Anderson Bio

2011: Indoors, competed in the 400m … ran a season best 47.86 to take 15th at the SEC Indoor Championships … ran anchor of the 4x400m relay team that took seventh at the SEC Indoor Championships at 3:10.85.

2010: Outdoor NCAA Participant … All-American in the 4x400m relay outdoor … NCAA Regional participant in the 4x400m relay … indoors competed in the 400m … top time of 49.10 at the SEC Indoor Championships … outdoors competed in the 400m and 4x400m relay … in the 400m, top time of 47.86 at the Tar Heel Invitational … went 48.08 at SEC Outdoors … ran third leg of 4x400m relay team that took bronze at SEC[apos]s at 3:04.19 … relay ran 3:04.76 to take fifth at NCAA Regionals … relay took fourth at NCAA Outdoor Championships at 3:03.58.

2009: Indoor and Outdoor NCAA participant … All-American in 4x400m relay indoors and outdoor … Indoor All-SEC second team … indoors competed in the 400m … ran a season best 48.11 at the SEC Indoor Championships … as a member of the 4x400m relay team, finished second at the SEC Championships as the anchor leg of the team that ran 3:06.11 … also ran anchor at the NCAA Indoor Championship team that placed fourth at 3:07.82 … outdoors, ran one race in the 200m, claiming sixth at the State USATF meet at 22.23 … in the 400m, won the Weems Baskin Invite … took third at the Spec Town Relays at 47.97 … won the Friendship & Freedom Games at a season best 47.35 … ran a 48.06 at the SEC Outdoor Championships … member of mile relay team that claimed bronze at NCAA East Region meet at 3:05.51 … ran third leg of mile relay team that claimed fifth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a time of 3:02.88.

2008: SEC Indoor Champion in mile relay … Participated at indoor and outdoor NCAA Championships as the second leg of the 4x400m relay … Earned Coaches Award … Competed in the 200m and 400m indoors at the beginning of the season before focusing solely on 400m … ran a season best 21.69 in the 200m at the Tom Jones Memorial Classic … competed at the New Balance Collegiate at the Armory and the Tyson Invitational … advanced to the SEC final in the 400m where he ran a season-best 47.38 to place ninth … SEC champion relay team ran a 3:07.19 and had a DNF at the NCAA[apos]s … outdoors competed in the 400m and mile relay … ran a season-best 47.29 at the Carolina Classic … relay team advanced to NCAA championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Douglas Byrd High School in Fayetteville, N.C., where he was coached by Robert Freeman … three-time All-American … four-time all-conference … ranked No. 4 in the nation in the 400m … ran a 21.64 in the 200m and 47.36 in the 400m … participated in USATF Region III Junior Olympic Championships and the National Junior Olympic championships in the 200m and 400m … Mid-Southeastern 4A Conference champion in 200m and 400m … Named 2006 and 2007 Mid-Southeastern 4A Athlete of the Year.

PERSONAL: Aaron Lamar Anderson was born Feb. 10, 1989 in Rockingham, N.C. … pursuing a degree in technology support and training management … parents are Barbara and Nelson Melvin … participated in the Fayetteville Flyers track club … hobbies include sleeping, basketball and shopping … chose USC over Florida and LSU.

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