- Michael Anderson
- Williston, Fla.
- P.K. Yonge High School
Major: Building Construction and Geology
Track Events: 5,000m, 10,000m and 3,000m Steeplechase
Highlights: Freshman All-SEC in 2008 Four career top-10 finishes Personal bests of 25:23.82 (8K), 25:56 (50mile) and 31:55.24 (10K).
2009: Set a personal-best 10K time with a 42nd-place finish, scoring fifth for Florida at the NCAA South Region Championship First Gator to cross the finish line, fifth overall, at the FSU Invitational Set a personal-best 5-mile time at the Notre Dame Invitational Came in 10th overall at the Mountain Dew Invitational.
2008: Placed fifth overall, second among Gators, at the Walt Disney World Classic, helping Florida to a second-place finish Recorded an 8K personal-best time at the SEC Championship meet as the sixth UF runner to finish Finished 41st overall, good for a spot on the SEC All-Freshman team Turned in a 10th-place performance in first collegiate meet at the Mountain Dew Invitational.
Track Highlights: Tallied a first-place finish in the steeplechase at the 2010 Tom Jones Memorial Classic Recorded a career-best steeplechase time at the 2010 SEC Outdoor Championships, finishing seventh overall Finished fourth at the 2010 Seminole Twilight Invitational in the 1,500m with a personal-best time Personal bests of 8:37.06 (i3,000m), 15:15.04 (i5,000m), 13:48.37 (o1,500m), 14:20.63 (o5,000m) and 9:08.77 (steeple).
Prep: Coached by Randy Hollinger Two-time Class 1A State Cross Country Champion Finished third at the state cross country meet in 2004 2007 Class 1A State Champion in the 4x800m relay, 1,600m and 3,200m, running the anchor leg of the relay Finished third in the state in the 1,600m and first in the 3,200m in 2006 Placed fifth in the 1,600m at the 2005 state meet P.K. Yonge team took the Class 1A state track title in 2005, 2006 and 2007 and finished as the cross country runner-up in 2006 Graduated holding school records in the 5K, 1,600m, 3,200m, 4x800m relay and the distance medley relay Won the sophomore race at the 2004 Footlocker South Regionals and finished eighth in the seeded race in 2006 to qualify for Footlocker Nationals.