Track & Field

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AS A GRADUATE STUDENT: Scored points for the Irish at the BIG EAST Outdoor Track & Field Championships in the discus with a toss of 47.59m ... finished seventh overall in the discus at the Gina Relays ... competed in the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational in the discus ... finished fifth overall in the discus at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle ... scored points for the Irish in the discus at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship ... earned a monogram.

AS A SENIOR: Started his season at the Mike Poehlein Invitational, discus throw of 44.97m ... threw the discus 44.29m at the Border Battle ... 41.53m in the discus at the Dave Rankin Invitational ... concluded his 2009-10 season with a personal best of 45.95m in the discus at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships.

AS A SENIOR (SWIMMING):Primarily a sprint freestyler for the Irish in his final season ... raced to a time of 21.29 in the event at the Ohio State Invitational ... top season time in the 50 free came in the preliminary session, stopping the clock at 21.15 ... finished in 46.48 in the preliminary race of the 100 free for a season- best performance at the same meet ... shaved over three seconds off his 100 free time over the course of the season ... also touched the pad at 1:45.24 in the 200 free at the invitational ... tried his luck at the 100 fly, posting a time of 45.93 at the Ohio State Invitational ... had three top three itor.com/javascript/wysiwyg/tiny_mce/themes/advanced/langs/en.js">finishes on the season in the 50 free.

AS A JUNIOR (SWIMMING): Fastest time in the 50 free (20.86) came at the BIG EAST Championships during a preliminary heat ... also went 20.86 during a time trial at the meet ... the top time was nearly a two-second improvement on his performance in a fall meet against Pittsburgh ... season-best 45.66 was recorded at the league meet after going 46.86 to wrap up the first half of the season at the Ohio State Invitational ... swam the 200 free (1:43.57) at the BIG EAST meet for the Irish.

AS A SOPHOMORE (SWIMMING):Standout performer at the Shamrock Invitational ... posted new personal best times in all three of his primary events, spearing his way through the 50 free (21.01), 100 free (47.03) and 200 free (1:45.04), dropping more than half of a second in each event ... his 50 free swim designated him as the second-fastest sho rt sprinter on the squad ... posted a time of 1:45.67 in the 200 free at the Ohio State Invitational, where he also completed the 100 free in 47.54.

AS A FRESHMAN (SWIMMING): Had personal-top times on the season of 21.64 in the 50 free, 47.80 in the 100 free and 1:45.58 in the 200 free at the Ohio State Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Ten-time letterwinner in football, swimming and track and field at Galesburg (Ill.) ... named the Western Big 6 Conference Male Athlete of the Year as a senior ... three-sport athlete at Galesburg as he also competed in football and track and field ... received the Don Morris Memorial Award his senior year for his academic and athletic accomplishments along with his leadership abilities ... captained all three of his athletic teams during his senior year ... an all-conference performer in football as he lettered three years at tight end and defensive end ... threw discus and shot put on his track and field team ... qualified for the state track meet his junior year in the discus ... full name David Joseph Anderson ... born November 17, 1987, in Galesburg, Ill. ... son of Lynn and Marty Anderson ... oldest of three children ... has a sister, Lia, and a brother, Will ... father (football) and mother (basketball) each played at Illinois Wesleyan ... made the dean's list in the fall of 2007 ... the first swimmer at Notre Dame to compete in a second sport ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business as an accountancy major ... competed in track and field in the 2011-2012 season as graduate student.

ANDERSON'S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS

Discus (BIG EAST Championships) 45.95m

David Anderson
David  Anderson

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Galesburg, IL

High School:
Galesburg

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
11/17/1987

Graduated:
2010

Event Calendar

Delta

December 2
12 wins
Blue & Gold Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP

Blue & Gold Invitational Meet Information
Blue & Gold Invitational Schedule
January 14
11:00 AM
Illini Classic
Champaign, Ill. (University of Illinois-Armory)
January 21
11:00 AM
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Notre Dame Invitational Meet Information
Notre Dame Invitational Schedule
January 28
10:00 AM
Big Ten/Power 5 Clash
Iowa City, Iowa (University of Iowa-Recreation Bldg.)
February 3
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Meyo Invitational Meet Information
Meyo Invitational Schedule
February 4
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 10
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 10
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 10
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 18
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 23
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 24
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
March 10
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 11
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 18
11:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
March 24
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 25
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 30
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
April 7
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 8
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 15
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky. (University of Louisville-Cardinal Park)
April 21
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
11:00 AM
Michael Johnson Invitational
Waco, Texas (Baylor University-Clyde Hart T&F Stadium)
April 27
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 28
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 28
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 29
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 29
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind. (Indiana University-Haugh Track Complex)
May 12
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 13
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 14
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 25
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 26
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 27
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
June 7
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 8
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 9
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 10
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)

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