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University of Miami Athletics

Christine Anderson

position

Breaststroke

Height

5-6

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Chattanooga, Tenn.

High School

Girls Preparatory School

Christine Anderson - Swimming & Diving - University of Miami Athletics

Senior (2012-13)…
Broke school record in 200 breaststroke (2:13.32) at 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Championships, earning fourth place in the event…Set new program mark in 200 individual medley (2:00.78) at ACC’s, besting previous mark set in 2000…Captured second in 100 breaststroke (1:04.63) in dual meet against rival Florida State…Took fourth in 100 breast (1:06.67) in a dual meet with Harvard…Turned in fourth-place finish in 100 breast at Georgia Tech Invitational (1:03.06)…Posted third-place finish in Atlanta in 200 breast (2:16.31)…Captured seventh place (1:07.72)  in 100 breast in tri-meet with Virginia Tech and William & Mary.

Junior (2011-12)…
Placed first in the 400 medley and the 1650 freestyle at the All Florida Invite (Oct. 9)…Also finished in the top ten in the 200 and 400 breaststroke, as well as the 200 medley at All-Florida …Finished first overall in the 1000 freestyle in a dual meet with the University of Houston (Oct. 21)…Competed in the 200 freestyle against Indian River State College, finishing with the third-best finish on the team (Nov. 4)… Won the “B” final of the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:03.84 at the Georgia Tech Invitational (Nov. 18)…Also finished in the top ten in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:18.03 at the Georgia Tech Invitational…Finished second overall in both the 200 medley relay and the 1000 freestyle vs. Clemson (Jan. 7)…Ended her regular season vs. Georgia Tech & Virginia Tech with a top ten finish in the 1000 freestyle at a time of 10:41.00.

Sophomore (2010-11)…
Finished the year with two of the team’s top three times in the 500 free… Posted all five of the Hurricanes’ top five marks in the 1000 free, and claimed the three top times in the 1650 free… Registered two top 10 marks in the 100 breaststroke and three additional top times in the 200 breast… Had two top five and four top 10 times in the 400 individual medley… Posted a career-best mark in the 100 breast (1:02.98) during the Atlantic Coast Conference Championships (Feb. 16-19) in Atlanta… Registered a career-best time of 2:08.63 in the 200 IM at the All Florida Invite… Took first place in the 500 Free against Rice (Nov. 5) turning in a time of 5:03.70… Tallied a winning time against FIU in the 500 Free… Winning time of 10:18.85 in the 1000 Free against FIU was also a career-best performance… Laid claim to four additional victories in the 1000 event, turning in gold medal places against Rice, Vanderbilt, FIU/CCSU and Florida Atlantic… Turned in a second-place time of 2:19.23 against Houston, and laid claim to a third-place performance in a head-to-head meet with FAU…

Freshman (2009-10)…

Competed mainly in the 100- and 200 breaststroke… Took part in two (2) 500 freestyle races, taking first place in a tri-meet with Illinois and Nebraska… Turned in her best 100 breaststroke performance at the ACC Championships (Feb. 16-19) with a time of 1:04.69… Had her second-best time (1:05.46) in the prelims of the Ohio State Invitational… Finished second in a tri-meet with Florida Gulf Coast and ACC foe Florida State… Tallied the team’s third-fastest time in the 200 breaststroke – and her season-best – at the ACC’s in a time of 2:19.41… Collected a second place time of 2:20.93 in the 200 breast at the Georgia Tech Fall Invite… Finished third in the FGCU and FSU tri-meet in a time of 2:21.50… Competed in five (5) 200 IM races, picking up her best time of 2:09.84 at the Georgia Tech Fall Invite… Put up back-to-back season-best 400 IM performances in the prelims and finals of the ACC Championships, including a mark of 4:22.40 during the prelims… Swam second leg for UM’s second-fastest 400 medley relay team that posted a time of 3:53.81 at the Ohio State Invitational, with Anderson turning in a mark of 1:05.65 in her portion…

High School/Prep…
Saw action in the 100- and 200 breaststrokes, as well as the 200 and 400 individual medley… Prepped under head coach John Woods… Clocked a time of 1:04.72 in the 100 breast at the Tennessee State Championships during her senior year… Also picked up a time of 2:06.27 in the 200 IM at the state meet… Tabbed an All-American all four years in the breaststroke, IM and free relays… Also selected All-American in the 200 medley relay… Team captain in 2008 and ’09… Holds school record for the 200 IM, 400 freestyle relay, 200 IM and 200 free relay… Team finished fifth at the Tennessee State Championships during her senior year… As a junior, posted a time of 2:06.68 in the 200 IM at the Tennessee State Championships… Registered a mark of 1:06.38 in the 100 breast at that same meet… Finished fourth at the State Championships in the 200 IM as a freshman…

Personal…
Daughter of David and Debbie Anderson… Has three siblings – David, Laura and Gregory… Hopes to work for National Geographic someday… Enjoys photography and scuba diving… Favorite movies include Across the Universe, Fight Club and Finding Nemo… Favorite music artists include Bob Marley and Kings of Leon… Says her favorite meal is her mom’s chicken parmesan…