On Anderson: Returns to action after missing the last two seasons with separate ACL injuries ... has made tremendous strides in her rehabilitation ... was a pleasant surprise during spring workouts and scrimmages ... will provide depth at outside midfield ... a very intense player ... explosive off her first few touches ... has an ability to get behind the defense ... versatile player who can also play up front.
As a junior (2003): Sat out the entire season after suffering a torn ACL in preseason training.
As a sophomore (2002): Came off the bench to play 227 minutes in 14 of first 15 games ... scored first two collegiate goals ... suffered a concussion at Clemson (10/20) which forced her to miss the remainder of the season ... notched second goal in win over George Washington (9/22) ... scored first collegiate goal vs. Fordham (8/30) ... named to the Maryland Honor Roll.
As a freshman (2001): Played in all 19 games during her first collegiate season ... played 601 minutes ... drew starting nod at forward in collegiate debut vs. Towson (8/31) ... first college point came vs. Loyola (9/30) as she assisted Courtney Beirne's late goal.
Before Maryland: A star forward at St. Mary's High School in Annapolis, Md. ... finished decorated career with a standout senior season in which she was named Anne Arundel County Player of the Year, Baltimore Sun All-Metro, All-Maryland, All-South, All-County and all-league ... scored 14 goals and added 13 assists for 41 points as a senior ... as a senior co-captain, Anderson helped the Saints to an 18-2 record and Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland's A Conference championship ... named team MVP ... named All-State, All-County and all-league as a junior ... played club soccer for the Bethesda Falcons, the Maryland state champions, from 1993-2000 ... member of Maryland ODP from 1994-2000 ... also played for the USYSA Region I ODP team since 1997 ... also played softball and basketball.
Personal: Daughter of Jennifer Ingle and Samuel Anderson ... sister of Kristin (20), Elizabeth (19) and John (12) ... committed to Maryland by presenting former coach Shannon Higgins-Cirovski with a cake decorated in red and white with a Terrapin turtle featuring the word "yes" coming out of its mouth ... majoring in family studies.