Six women and one male make up the Redbirds honored.
A total of 92 student-athletes were named to this years Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Team.
Four Redbirds have now qualified for the championships.
They both have now qualified for back-to-back NCAA Outdoor Championshps
Six will compete for the first time at the national level.
NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship Preliminary Rounds | Day 2
2012 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day3
2012 State Farm MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day 2
2012 State Farm MVC Outdoor Track & Field Championships | Day 1
Indoor: Finished first in the high jump at the Indiana State Dual (Jan. 14), hitting a season-best mark of 5-04.25 ...took third at the Boilermaker Invite (Feb. 18) with a jump of 5-03.00 ... finished eighth at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships (Fed. 25) in the high jump with a clearance of 5-03.75.
Outdoor: Finished third at the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships (May 11) in the high jump with a personal-best leap of 5-08.75, earning All-Valley honors ... qualified for the NCAA Division I West Region Preliminary Round (May 24) in the high jump where she finished 39th with a mark of 5-05.25 ... posted a second-place finish at the ISU vs. SIU Dual (April 7) with a mark of 5-05.00 ... named a MVC Scholar-Athlete (May 30) ... named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic team (July 25).
Indoor: Set a new career-mark of 5-06.00 in the high jump at the EIU Friday Night Special to finish second ... finished seventh at the MVC Indoor Championships in the high jump with a height of 5-05.75 ... part of the fifth-place finishing 4X400 relay team at the Redbird Invite.
Outdoor: Recorded a height of 5-04.00 in the high jump to secure a first-place finish at the Gateway Classic ... jumped 4-11.00 at the MVC Outdoor Championships to finish 15th ... finished fifth at the Lenny Lyles Invitational in the javelin with a toss of 108-06.75 ... ran a 1:01.95 400-meter dash at the Lee Calhoun Invite to finish 17th ... a member of the 4X400 relay team at the EIU Big Blue Classic and Lee Calhoun Invite.
Indoor: Did not compete.
Outdoor: Tied for second place in the high jump at the EIU Big Blue Classic with a mark of 4-11.75 ... set a new season-best jump of 5-02.25 in the high jump at the Lenny Lyles Invite.
Indoor: Struggled with injury ... was only able to compete at the first meet of the season where she cleared 4-11 in the high jump to place ninth at the Redbird Open.
Indoor: Placed sixth at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships, clearing a personal-best height of 5-6 in the high jump.
Outdoor: Cleared a season-best height of 5-5 at the Valley Championships to place fourth.
At Prospect High School: Named cross country and track and field team captain junior and senior years ... state qualifier all four years ... tied for seventh at state in high jump as a junior ... was a member of the basketball team all four years.
Personal: Born 6/23/89 ... daughter of Curt and Jan Anderson ... has one brother, Craig ... her brother played basketball at Youngstown State and Wisconsin Whitewater ... major is elementary education.