Robbie Anderson

Robbie  Anderson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Charlotte Catholic

Height:
6-0

Event:
100m | 200m

07/17/2017

75 cadet-athletes earn Mountain West all-academic honors

The 75 honorees is the third most since the Falcons joined the MW in 1999-2000


Personal-Best Marks -- 100m: 10.68 | 200m: 21.42 | 60m: 6.89

SENIOR YEAR | 2017-18: Team captain.

JUNIOR YEAR | 2016-17: Member of the 4x100-meter relay that won its third-straight conference title and qualified to the NCAA Outdoor Championships for the second-straight year...ran on two record-setting relays...ran the third leg of the 4x100-meter relay that clocked an Academy-record time of 39.53 at the NCAA West Preliminary (11th)...earned Honorable Mention All-America honors after advancing to the national semifinals of that relay (21st, 39.64)...ran on the squad that clocked a time of 39.70 to win the conference title at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships...also competed on the relay that won the Aztec Invitational (41.21)...ran the third leg of the 4x200-meter relay that clocked an Academy-best time of 1:23.14 to win the Drake Relays...clocked career-best 200-meter time of 21.42 during the preliminary round of the MW Outdoor Championships...also recorded a season-best time of 10.71 at that meet...scored for Air Force in two events at the MW Indoor Championships...posted a career-best time of 21.62 to finish sixth in the 200-meter dash at that meet...finished seventh in the 60-meter dash (6.92)...registered a career-best time of 6.89 in that event at the Air Force Collegiate Open...won the 200-meter dash (21.66) at that meet...academic all-conference selection...named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team for the second-straight season.

SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2015-16: Member of the first Air Force relay team to ever advance the NCAA Outdoor Championships...earned All-America (honorable mention) status in the 4x100-meter relay...ran the third leg of the relay that set an Academy-record time of 39.65 to finish sixth at the NCAA West Preliminary...that is the fourth-fastest time in Mountain West history...also ran on the 4x1 that won the conference title in a (then) program-record time of 39.92...all-conference honoree...first helped break the Academy record in that relay at the Michael Johnson Invitational (40.33)...also ran on the 4x200-meter relay that clocked an Academy-record time of 1:23.29 to win the Drake Relays...scored for Air Force in two individual events at the MW Outdoor Championships...clocked a career-best time of 21.46 to finish sixth in the 200-meter dash...added an eighth-place finish in the 100-meter finals (wind-aided 10.63)...clocked a personal-best 100-meter time of 10.68 at the Sun Angel Classic...competed in the 60-meter and 200-meter events during the indoor season...clocked a career-best 60-meter time of 6.91 during the preliminary round of the MW Indoor Championships...scored for Air Force in the event finals (eighth, 7.08)...also posted an indoor-best time of 21.76 in the 200-meter dash at the conference meet...academic all-conference selection...named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2014-15: Ran the leadoff leg of the 4x100-meter relay that captured the program's first-ever title in that event at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships...earned all-conference honors as a member of the 4x1...relay combined for the ninth-fastest time in Academy history (40.75) at the conference meet...competed in the 100- and 200-meter sprints during the outdoor season...posted a career-best time of 11.01 to finish second in the 100-meter dash at the Air Force Twilight Open...recorded a personal-best 200-meter time of 22.18 at the Jack Christiansen Invitational...won that event at the Twilight Open (22.61)...did not compete during the indoor season...academic all-conference selection.

HIGH SCHOOL: Charlotte Catholic High School...member of the basketball team...earned all-conference honors as a junior and senior...member of the team that won sectionals...received the team's MVP award...member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society... named Scholar-Athlete for the Class of 2014...graduated with a 4.34 GPA.

PERSONAL: Full name is Robert William Anderson...goes by Robbie...son of David and Vivienne Anderson...father played football and mother was a cheerleader at James Madison University...has one older sister Ryann, who is a 2016 Academy graduate...also has two younger brothers...majoring in political science...future plans include becoming an intelligence officer...currently serving as a Public Affairs Officer...had served as an Element Leader during Basic Cadet Training and the 2016-17 academic year...named to the Dean's List and Athletic Director's List during every semester...named Nightrider of the Month...joined the "500 Club" as a senior after maxing the PFT...hobbies include playing basketball, hanging out with friends, spending time with family, reading, watching movies and sleeping...loves super heroes and Pokemon...could have chocolate milk anywhere, at any time ("I drink so much milk that it's probably not healthy")...only played basketball in high school, but played football before joining the track team at the Academy...headed Logistics during Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) over the summer...member of Cadet Squadron 18.

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