Ten Cougars land on NFCA All-American Scholar Athletes list
Senior third baseman active within the community, school and on the field
Cougars face winner of UAB and Marshall on CBS Sports at 11 a.m.
Holly Anderson homers in her third straight game and fourth straight against the Tigers
Cougars outhit Tigers 17-5 on the day
» 2013-14 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
JUNIOR (2012)Named to C-USA First Team and NFCA All-Midwest Region Second Team ... Led Houston in hits (66) and second on the squad in batting average (.365), home runs (10), steals (19), runs (45) ... 19 steals the fourth-most in a single-season in program history ... Ranks No. 7 in the Houston record books in career batting average (.313) ... Started all 59 games and played every inning of the season for Houston at third base ... Among C-USA batters, ranked No. 4 in hits, No. 5 in batting average and total bases, No. 6 in slugging, No. 7 in home runs, RBIs, runs, steals and No. 8 in on base percentage ... Ended the season on a 27-game reaching base streak, longest of the season for UH ... Posted the longest hitting streak of the 2012 team with a 16-game streak (March 31 - April 28) ... Opened the season on a nine-game hitting streak (11-for-29) ... Tied career high with four RBIs against ULM (Feb. 19) going 3-for-4 in the win and hit a home run ... Helped the Cougars set a program-record with seven steals in a game (7-for-7) with one stolen base against UNLV (Feb. 25) ... Homered in back-to-back games against UTEP (March 17-18) and had two doubles in the other game of the series against the Miners ... Named C-USA Hitter of the Week (April 17), for the second time in her career. Led the league in runs (6) and steals (5) that week while going 9-for-16 at the plate ... Batted 6-for-7 at Tulsa (April 21-22) series with four walks ... Hit a home run and double at UTSA (May 1) ... Went 3-for-8 in C-USA Championships with 3 RBI ... Batted 1-for-3 with a double and run scored vs. Auburn (May 18)in NCAA Regional game ... Went 1-for-5 with an RBI vs. Northwestern (May 19) in Regional game.
SOPHOMORE (2011)Started all 62 games at third base, the only Cougar to appear in every game... Led the team in batting (.339) and ranked fourth in league play... Totaled 41 runs, the most in the conference ... Had team highs in hitting streak (13) and reached base streak (32) ... Ranked in the top 10 in C-USA in numerous offensive categories including sac bunts (1st), on base (5th), walks (6th), hits (7th), total bases (8th), doubles (10th), slugging (10th), RBIs (10th), home runs (10th) ...Set a school record and led C-USA in assists (126) ... Suffered a rough outing during the season opener against No. 8 Michigan (Feb. 11) committing five errors ... Drew four walks in all four plate appearances against LSU (Feb. 20) ... Went 3-for-4 with a home run in the cougars run-rule win over Sam Houston State (Feb. 25) ... Went 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBIs, two stolen bases and two runs scored in Houston's 7-1 win at Memphis (March 19) ... Hit two home runs in Houston's last regular season double-header against UCF (May 7) as the Cougars swept the Knights to clinch a share of the regular season title ... Named the C-USA Hitter of the Week (May 10) for her efforts in the series against UCF as she notched a hit and an RBI in each game ... Batted .364 in the Cougars eight post season games (8-for-22) and scored eight runs ... Hit home runs in consecutive games against Louisiana-Lafayette (May 20) and Texas (May 21) to help lead the Cougars to victory in the NCAA Regional series.
FRESHMAN (2010)Started 51 games as a freshman ... Went 1-for-3 in the season-opening win against No. 14 Ohio State (Feb. 12) ... Went 1-for-1 against No. 21 Louisville, registering two walks (Feb. 13) ... Scored a run and went 1-for-3 vs. Kansas (Feb. 13) ... Hit a double against No. 15 Baylor (Feb. 14) ... Blasted the first grand slam of the season to secure a win against UTSA (Feb. 19) ... Went 1-for-3 against Jacksonville State, recording a run (Feb. 26) ... Notched a run against Southern, going 1-for-4 (Feb. 27) ... Went 1-for-3 against No. 16 LSU (Feb. 27) ... Crossed home plate to help secure a win against Southern (Feb. 28) ... Went 1-for-3 against No. 16 LSU, collecting a walk (Feb. 28) ... Crossed home plate to help secure a win against Southern (Feb. 28) ... Went 1-for-3 against No. 16 LSU, collecting a walk (Feb. 28) ... Went 2-for-4 in game two of Southern Miss series, batting in three RBI (March 13) ... Hit second career home run in game two of the North Dakota State doubleheader (March 16) ... Scored the team's only run in game two of the UCF series (March 20) ... Went 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run in game three of the UTEP series (March 28) ... Batted a perfect 3-for-3 with a run and an RBI in game one of the Prairie View A&M shutout (April 6) ... Scored a run in every game of the Memphis sweep, going 2-for-3 and hitting third career home run in game two (April 10-11) ... Went 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI in win against Texas State (April 21) ... Went 2-for-3 with one run in regular season finale win against Baylor (May 8) ... Caught fire in the conference tournament opener, posting a 2-for-3 effort against UAB with a pair of RBI (May 13).
HIGH SCHOOLGraduated from Dickinson High School in 2009 ... Coached by Kate Broom and Missy Milutin ... Four-year letterwinner for softball and volleyball ... Senior year, helped team to the first-round playoffs ... Four-time First Team All-District ... 2006 Second-Team All-County ... 2007-2009 First-Team All-County ... 2008 Player of the Year ... Academic All-State for volleyball and softball in 2009 ... Also played volleyball 2006-2009 ... 2007 New Comer of the Year ... Second-Team All-County in 2007 ... 2008 First-Team All-District ... First-Team All-District ... First-Team All-County ... Played for the Texas Aces in summer league.
PERSONALDaughter of David and Patricia Anderson ... Born Nov. 17, 1990 ... Graduated cum laude ... Member of NHS and Anchor Club ... Volunteered for Trash Bash and Empty Stocking ... Also recruited by Tulsa and Texas State.