- R.J. Anderson
- Big Pine Key, Fla. (Key West
CAREER VICTORIES: 9
200m: 21.52, 2008 SEC Indoor Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.
400m: 46.87, 2008 Rod McCravy Memorial, Lexington, Ky.
200m: 21.17, 2009 War Eagle Invitational, Auburn, Ala.
400m: 46.46, 2009 SEC Outdoor Championships, Gainesville, Fla.
HONORS: (Two-time All-American) 2009 NCAA Outdoor All-American – 4x400m; 2008 NCAA Indoor All-American - 4x400m.
2009 AS A SENIOR/JUNIOR OUTDOORS: Wins 5 (o) Pepsi Florida Relays 4x400m (3:02.84), War Eagle Invitational 4x400m (3:05.92); (i) Kentucky Invitational 4x400m Relay (3:09.14), SEC/Big 12 Showdown 4x400m Relay (3:10.04), 2009 SEC Indoor Championship 4x400m (3:05.82) … Earned second All-America honors of his career, as the 4x400-meter relay squad placed fourth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (3:02.17), clocking the fourth-fastest time in school history … Finished seventh in the 400m at the SEC Outdoor Championships (46.46) … Outdoor 4x400-meter relay captured victories at the Pepsi Florida Relays and the War Eagle Invitational … Ran on Florida’s SEC Indoor Championship 4x400-meter relay team (3:05.82).
2008 AS A JUNIOR: Wins (4): (o) Pepsi Florida Relays DMR (10:13.01); (i) Iowa State Classic 4x400m (3:06.48); Rod McCravy Memorial 400m (46.87); Tom Jones Memorial Classic 4x400m (3:09.97) … Bests of 21.52 (200m) and 46.87 (400m) … Competed in eight meets (six indoor, two outdoor) … Member of Gators’ winning DMR at Pepsi Florida Relays (10:13.01) … Ran the first leg of 4x400m relay that took fifth at NCAA Indoor Championships (3:07.34) … Led off the Gators’ winning 4x400m squad at Iowa State Classic that posted an NCAA automatic-qualifying time of 3:06.48 … The mark ranked third in school history and was the fastest in the world at the time … Won first individual event of UF career with NCAA provisional time of 46.87 in 400m at Rod McCravy Memorial … Anchored first-place 4x400m (3:09.97) and finished ninth in 200m (21.70) at Tom Jones Memorial Classic.
PRIOR TO FLORIDA: Competed for two years at Baylor University … Posted a personal best of 47.07 in 400m … Ran the lead leg on the Bears’ Big 12 champion 4x100m team in 2007 … An All-Midwest Region performer in 4x400m in 2006 and 4x100m in 2007 … Earned All-Big 12 honors in indoor 600y in 2007 … Ran the first leg of Baylor’s Midwest Regional-winning 4x400m in 2006, as well as the Bears’ Big 12 champion mile relay team … Collected All-Big 12 honors in distance medley relay in 2006.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Best of 47.47 in 400m … Captured 2005 Florida Class 2A state title in 400m (47.71) and anchored 4x400m relay to a runner-up finish … Holds school records in 400m and 800m and as part of 4x100m, 4x300m, 4x400m and 4x800m relays.