Kristen Andersen
Kristen Andersen
Year: So.
Hometown: Issaquah, Wash.
High School: Holy Names Academy
Events: Sprints
Major: International Relations
Dream Job: Working in the French foreign embassy
Favorite Professional Athlete: Allyson Felix, Sanya Richards-Ross, Roger Federer, Russell Wilson and Richard Sherman
Pregame Superstition: Pray
Hobbies: Hiking, reading, traveling, biking, playing with my dogs

Career Bests and Results -

Before Tufts: Was on the track, cross country and soccer team at Holy Names Academy...won the state title in the 4x400 meter relay in 2014 and 2017...went to the state meet for track all four years of high school in the 4x400 and 4x200 meter relay...won the Metro Soccer Tournament in the fall of 2014 and advanced to the state tournament...finished in second place in the 400 meter at Metros in 2017...was named the tournament MVP for soccer at the Kent Cornucopia Tournament in 2013...was an AP Scholar with Distinction...winner of the Holy Names Academic Scholarship and the Knights of Columbus Scholarship. 

Personal: Daughter of Erich Andersen and Anne Read-Andersen...has two siblings, Steve (23) and Nina (25)...mother, Anne, rowed crew at Holy, Steve, plays football at Bowdoin...sister, Nina, ran track at Vassar.