Tiffany Anderson
Tiffany Anderson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bolingbrook, IL

High School:
Bolingbrook

Height:
5-4

Gym:
Aerial Gymnastics


NIU Career Bests: Vault - 9.750; Bars - 9.825.

2008: Sat out the season while recovering from a knee injury suffered during preseason training.

2007: Earned a career-high score of 9.825 on bars versus Eastern Michigan (3/4) and took second place in the event. Competed in 10 meets on the bars and four on the vault as a sophomore. Averaged a solid 9.405 on the vault and 9.423 on the bars. Showed consistency on the vault as she recorded scores of 9.625 or better in seven of 10 competitions.

2006: Competed in 10 meets on vault and nine on bars as a freshman. Twice posted her season-best score of 9.600 on vault, at Bowling Green (2/3) and at Kent State (3/12). Averaged a 9.515 on vault for the season with eight marks of 9.500 or above. Began her collegiate career with a 9.575 vault at the Huskie Triangular Meet (1/15) and matched that score at the Nebraska Master's Classic (2/26). Won the title on the uneven parallel bars versus Bowling Green with a score of 9.650. Her season best on bars came versus Michigan State (3/5) when she tallied a 9.775. Recorded a 9.550 on the bars at Kent State.

Prep: Trained at Aerial Gymnastics Club in Downers Grove, Ill. where she was a Level 10 gymnast for three seasons. Qualified for U.S.A. Gymnastics Regionals in each of her final three years of high school. As a freshman, advanced to USAG National meet as a Level 9 gymnast.

Personal: Daughter of Angela and George Anderson. Born Nov. 19, 1986 in Chicago. Majoring in psychology. Named to the Illinois Scholastic All-State gymnastics team for 2006 and was a Huskie Scholar with a G.P.A. above 3.0 in 2006, 2007 and 2008.