Liz Anderson
Liz  Anderson

Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Dupont Manual



Vanderbilt takes 27th at NCAA Championships

Liz Anderson was the top-finisher for the 'Dores


Vandy set for third-straight NCAA appearance

No. 25 Vanderbilt previewed the wet and muddy LaVern Gibson Championship Course, Friday


Commodores run back into NCAA Championships

Dores finish second to secure automatic bid


Commodores set to race Regionals

Dores travel to Tuscaloosa


Father, daughter bond through running connection

From the November 2013 issue of Commodore Nation


2013 SEC Cross Country Championships

2013 SEC Cross Country Championships at Gainesville, Fla.


2012 Commodore Classic

Action from the 2012 Commodore Classic, held at Percy Warner Park on Saturday, September 15.


2011 SEC Championships

Vanderbilt won the 2011 SEC Women's Cross Country Championship.


Wisconsin Adidas Invitational

Pictures from Wisconsin Adidas Invitational 10/14. Women's XC placed 2nd in a field of 44 schools. (Photos by Mike Scott)


XC 2011 Fun Run

The women's cross country team brought a camera along on one of their runs.

• 2014 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2013 First Team All-SEC (Cross Country)
• 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2011 First Team All-SEC (Cross Country)
• 2010 SEC All-Freshman Team (Cross Country)

Cross Country Personal Bests
5K - 17:16.35 (2011 Greater Louisville Classic)
6K - 20:21.1 (2012 Wisconsin adidas Invitational)

Anderson's Times at

2013 Cross Country: Finished 5th at the SEC Championship in a time of 20:29.04... Led the way for the Dores at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational running the 6K course in 20:44.0 for 60th overall against a loaded field... Opened her season at the Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis, Minn. as the Commodores' top finisher in a time of 21:19.00 for 14th overall.

2012 Cross Country: Was top team finisher at Commodore Classic and Wisconsin adidas Invitational ... Finished third overall at the Commodore Classic (21:08.8), helping Vanderbilt win the team title...Had her best 6K time of the season at Wisconsin, finishing 36th overall in 20:21.1 ... Finished 15th at the SEC Championships (21:11.3), missing All-SEC honors by six seconds ... Finished 16th at the NCAA South Regional (20:33.4 in 6K) to help Commodores to a second place finish and automatic berth in the NCAA Championships.

2012 Track: Broke school record in the indoor 3000 meters, posting a mark of 9:24.04 at Washington ... Set a personal record of 4:52.21 in the indoor mile at Kentucky ... Part of indoor distance medley relay team which set school record of 11:19.76 at the SEC Championships ... Did not compete in the 2012 outdoor season.

2011 Cross Country: Had personal best runs (6K) twice in 2011 season - 20:50 (Wisconsin Invitational) and 20:35.84 at the SEC Championship (10/31/11) ... Just missed All-America honors as she helped Vanderbilt to a sixth place team finish at the NCAA Championships ... Finished 43rd at the national meet, just three spots shy of All-America ... Finished fourth overall at the SEC Championships to earn First Team All-SEC honors and help Commodores to the team title ... Helped the Commodores burst on to the national scene with a second place finish at the Wisconsin-Adidas Invitational, finishing 35th overall and second on the team with a time of 20:50 ... Opened season with a ninth-place finish at the Louisville Invitational (17:16.35), leading the team.

2011 Track: Finished seventh overall at the Kentucky Invitational to set a personal record and eight-best school record time of 9:52.67 in the 3,000 meter ... Broke her previous best 3,000 meter time at the SEC championships, clocking in at 9:40.66 on her way to finishing ninth overall ... Competed in the mile at the Arkansas Invitational, setting a school (11th all-time) and personal best record with a 4:57.90 finish ... Finished 6th overall in the 5,000 meter at the SEC Championship with a time of 16:41.27, which she bested at the NCAA East Prelims a month later with a personal best time of 16:29.67.

2010 Cross Country: Finished ninth overall at the Belmont-VU Opener, clocking a time of 14:36 in the 4K race ... Ran an 18:10 5K at the Louisville Classic, placing 62nd out of 302 runners .... Named SEC Freshman of the Week (10/19) after finishing 7th in the Open Race at Pre-Nationals with a time of 22:02 ... Named to All-SEC Freshman team after finishing 24th overall at the SEC Championship meet, clocking a time of 21:48.60 ... Finished 28th overall at the NCAA South Regional with a time of 20:57.76.

High School (Dupont Manual): Named 2010 Kentucky Indoor Track Distance Runner of the Year ... Finished seventh overall in the 2-mile (10:43) at the 2010 Nike High School Indoor Nationals ... Kentucky 3A runner-up in the 3,200 meter with a personal best of 11:14 ... Ranked sixth on the Kentucky High School cross country list with a 5K time of 18:41 in the fall of 2009 ... Recipient of the Chamoli Scholarship for Outstanding Student Athlete in 2010 ... Member of the National Honor Society and French National Honor Society.

Personal: Elizabeth Dunn Anderson ... Born May 11, 1992 ... Father, Steve, graduated from Vanderbilt University ... Twin brother, Knox, is a member of the swim team at Boston University.

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