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Amelia Anderson
Amelia Anderson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Smiths Station, Ala.

High School:
Smiths Station

Event:
Hurdles/Jumps

Birthdate:
12/21/1986

2008 NCAA Outdoor All-American (400m Hurdles)
2008 SEC Outdoor Champion (400m hurdles)

2009 Indoor and Outdoor: Redshirted.

2008 Outdoor: Earned her first All-American honor by placing fifth at the NCAA Championships with a time of 57.12 that ranks fourth in school history ... Reached the finals with times of 57.57 in the semis and 58.36 in the prelims ... Won the SEC Championship in the 400m hurdles with a time of 57.15 that ranks third in school history ... Her winning time ranks third in school history ... Finished fourth in the finals at the Mideast Regional championship with a time of 58.00 ... At the Tiger Track Classic, qualified in the 400m hurdles while winning the event with a time of 59.29 ... Regionally qualified in the long jump at the UTech Track & Field Classic with a leap of 6.22m (20-5), which placed her second ... Helped the 4x100m relay team regionally qualify at the Yellow Jacket Invitational on with a time of 44.79 ... Helped the 4x100m relay team improve to 44.68 while placing second at the Tiger Track Classic ... At the Sun Angel Classic, ran on the 4x100m relay team that improved to 44.43 while winning the event, and the 4x400m relay that placed second with a time of 3:33.36 ... Helped 4x100m relay team place eighth in Championship of American final at the Penn Relays in 44.45 seconds.

2008 Indoor: Scored in the triple jump at the SEC Championships, finishing eighth with a leap of 12.40m (40-8.25) ... Her mark ranks ninth best in Auburn history ... Also placed 11th at the SEC meet in the long jump and ran on the 4x400m relay that finished seventh ... Had a season-best mark of 55.64 in the 400m at the Tyson Invitational ... Finished ninth in the 60m (7.73) at the Clemson Invite.

2007 Outdoor: Competed at the SEC Championships in the 400m hurdles, finishing sixth in the finals in 1:00.21 ... Posted a time of 59.88 in the SEC prelims, and had a season-best mark of 59.87 at the Auburn Invitational ... Placed first in 1:00.73 at the Yellow Jacket Invite ... Helped the 4x100m relay team finish first in 44.33 and the 4x400m relay team place third at the Springtime Invitational.

2007 Indoor: Ran the 400m at the SEC meet in a season-best 56.43 ... Sixth in the 400m at the Indiana Relays and seventh at Clemson ... Also helped the DMR team place fifth at Clemson, and finished 12th in the 60m hurdles in 8.89 seconds ... 13th in the 55m hurdles at the Diet Pepsi Invitational (8.37).

2006 Outdoor: Placed ninth in the heptathlon at the SEC Championships, where she also finished 11th in the triple jump ... Had her best marks at the Springtime Invitational, winning the triple jump with a leap of 12.27m (40-3.25) and placing fourth in the long jump with a jump of 5.75m (18-10.5) ... Was fourth in the triple jump at the Sun Angel Classic and fifth in the long jump at the Auburn Invitational.

2006 Indoor: Competed in the long jump, triple jump and pentathlon at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Had her season-best effort in the long jump at the Kentucky Invitational, placing fifth with a leap of 5.80m (19-0.5) ... Best triple jump was at the Pepsi Invitational where she was ninth with a mark of 11.80m (39-2.5) ... Also finished seventh in the long jump at the Pepsi meet.

High School: Holds Alabama Class 6A state records in the triple jump (39-3) and the 300m hurdles (42.91) ... Ranked ninth on the U.S. high school girls list for 2005 with a long jump of 20-4 ... Won the 300m hurdles and second in the 400m at the 2005 state outdoor meet ... Won the long jump at the 2005 state indoor meet ... Won the triple jump and 400m, second in the 300m hurdles and eighth in the 100m hurdles at the 2004 outdoor state meet.

Personal: Born Dec. 21, 1986 ... Daughter of Shelia Daniel ... Majoring in sociology.

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