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Tanner Anderson
Position: Jumps
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
City/State: Valdese, N.C.
High School: East Burke
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Tanner Anderson Bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Updated: 03/27/2014

Honors: Outdoor All-ACC (2011, 2012)...IC4A Champion (High Jump - 2011)...U.S. Olympic Team Trials Participant (2012)...NCAA East First Round Participant (High Jump - 2012, 2013)...Indoor School Record Holder (High Jump)...Outdoor School Record Holder (2013)...Indoor All-ACC Academic (2012, 2013)...Outdoor All-ACC Academic (2013)...ACC Academic Honor Roll (2011, 2012)

2012-13: Indoors, earned a season-best mark of 7-3.25 (2.22) in the men’s high jump to win the Virginia Tech Challenge…finished fourth at the ACC Indoor Championships with a clearance of 7-1.5 (2.17)…earned All-ACC  Indoor Academic honors for the second time in his career…Outdoors, qualified for the NCAA East First Round with a season-best mark of 7-2.25 (2.19) earned at the Penn Relays where he claimed the collegiate division title…finished tenth at the ACC Outdoor championships with a mark of 6-8 (2.03)…claimed a first place finish at the HPU Vertklasse Meeting by clearing 7-1 (2.16).

2011-12: Indoors, cleared a season-best 7-1 (2.16) at the Millrose Collegiate meet to finish in first place...finished sixth at the ACC Indoor Championships with a mark of 6-10.25(2.09)...outdoors, earned a season best mark 7-3 (2.21) at the Duke Invitational...cleared 7-2.50 (2.20) to finish second at the ACC Outdoor Championships and earn All-ACC honors...finished 16th at his first NCAA First Round competition...earned All-ACC Academic team recognition indoors as well as a spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll...competed in the 2012 Olympic Trials held in Eugene, Ore., where he finished 22nd.

2010-11: Had a standout season, clearing 7-0.25 in the high jump at his first meet as a Blue Devil, the first Duke athlete to ever break the 7' barrier...won the Armory Collegiate Invitational with a 7-1.5 effort...took fifth at the ACC Indoor Championships with a leap of 6-10.75...qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships at the VT Last Chance with a jump of 7-2.5...fought through injuries and slow start to the outdoor season to get back to the 7' mark at the Duke Twilight...won the IC4A Championship, posting the fifth best mark in the nation at 7-4.25...injuries kept him from competing in the NCAA First Round.

Prior to Duke: Lettered four years at East Burke...holds the North Carolina state record in the high jump (7-3.5)...two-time North Carolina State Champion...holds high jump record (7-2.5) for the All-Classification NC state meet...2009 outdoor state runner-up...finished second at the 2009 Junior Olympics Regional Qualifier...came in second at the 2010 Indoor Nike Nationals in Boston, Mass....also lettered in basketball...served as student body president and National Honor Society president...graduated as class salutatorian.

Personal: Son of Christopher Anderson and Lee Ann Singleton...born May 4, 1992...has two brothers - Drew Anderson and Colton Singleton - and one sister, Hillary Rudicill...great-uncle, Irwin McNeely, and great-grandfather, Lester McNeely, both graduated from Duke.  


Indoor PR
High Jump- 7-3.25 (2.22)* (2/16/2013)

Outdoor PR
High Jump- 7-4.25 (2.24)* (5/13/2011)

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