CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After a strong performance at the first meet of the season, sophomore James Anderson (Melrose, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men's indoor track & field team was named the America East Track Performer of the Week, announced by the league Tuesday afternoon.
Anderson began his sophomore campaign by cruising to a victory in the 800-meter run at the Jay Carisella Invitational. Besting a field of 11 runners, Anderson's time of 1:54.94 was nearly three seconds better than the runner-up. It is also currently the seventh-best time in the country and the best time in the America East.
The Wildcats return to action on Friday, Dec. 7 when they host Maine in a heptathlon at 5 p.m. UNH then takes on Maine in dual-meet action on Saturday, Dec. 8 at noon.