Anna Sperry Athlete Profile

Anna Sperry

Anna Sperry
Height: 5-2 Roster Years: 2007-2008 Hometown: Simi Valley, CA Last School: Simi Valley High School

Personal

Born in Tarzana, Calif., ... parents are Charles and Marietta ... sister Caren Sather runs cross country and track for Cal State Northridge ... enjoys shopping, photography, scrapbooking ... majoring in neuroscience.

Before BYU

Prepped at Simi Valley High where she was Ventura County Runner of the Year, Ventura County Hall of Fame Athlete of the Year, and Female Athlete of the Year at Simi Valley High School ... ranked fifth nationally in the 1,600m (4:42) and 3,200m (10:17) ... set the school record in the 800m (2:13), 1,600m (4:42) and 3,200m (10:17) ... placed second in state in the 1,600m and third in the 3,200m ... three-time 1,600m finalist in state track meet and three-time state qualifier in cross country ... was the Ventura County champion three times in cross country and twice in the 1,600m and once in the 800m and 3,200m ... was the Southern Section Champion in the 1600m ... three-time Marmonte League Champion in cross country, four-time champion in the 800m, two-time champ in the 1,600m and once in the 3,200m.

Stats

BEST TIMES:  5k - 17:10.0 ,  6k - 21:19.0 , 1,500m - 4:31 , 3,000m - 10:16.13



2007 | Freshman Year

CC: Placed 19th at the 5k BYU Autumn Classic with a time of 18:42.1 ... finished in third place at the Big Wave Invitational with a 4k time of 14:44 ... competed in the Bill Dellinger Invitational, finishing 47th with a 6k time of 21:22 ... ran in the 6k open invitational at Pre-Nationals finishing 21st with a time of 22:03.0 ... finished 30th at the MWC Championships with a 6k time of 23:01; T&F: Indoor: Placed first in the MWC DMR relay; Outdoor: Ran a personal best time of 4:38.62 in the 1,500m at the Cougar Invitational and a 10:16.13 in the 3,000m at the ASU Invitational.

2008 | Sophomore Year

CC: Competed at the 5k BYU Autumn Classic and placed third overall with a time of 19:41.7 ... at the 5k UC Riverside Invitational placed fourth with a time of 17:10.0 ... placed 17th at the 6k Bill Dellinger Invitational with a time of 21:23.29 ... at pre-nationals placed 53rd in the 6k with a time of 21:19.0 ... finished fifth at the 6k MWC championships with a time of 21:39 ... competed at regionals and finished in the 6k with 21:45.8, placing 46th ... named to the All-MWC Team.