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Jana Anderson Athlete Profile

#2 Jana Anderson

Jana Anderson
Position: Util Height: 5-3 Roster Years: 2006-2007 Hometown: Sandy, UT


  • Parents are Phil and Lesli Anderson
  • Born in Knoxville, Tenn
  • Youngest of four children
  • Three-time academic letter winner in high school

Before BYU

  • Team captain at Alta HS (Sandy, Utah) in softball for one year
  • Three-time All-Region in softball
  • Two-time All-State in softball
  • Four-time letter winner in softball
  • Won state tournament and made All-Tournament team in 2004
  • Batted .420 with 33 stolen bases for ASA softball team in summer of 2005
  • 2005 ASA softball team won Utah State Championship
  • Three-time letter winner in volleyball


Speedy left-handed slap hitter with good base running instincts.

2006 | Freshman Year

  • Saw action in 43 games
  • Made one start
  • Picked up three base hits on nine at-bats
  • Recorded a .400 on base percentage
  • Was second on the team with 10 stolen bases
  • Attempted a team-leading 15 stolen bases
  • Played much of the season with a broken thumb suffered while taking outfield practice

2007 | Sophomore Year

  • The team's first pinch-running option
  • Scored 15 runs
  • Second on the team with 10 stolen bases out of 11 attempts
  • Led the team with seven stolen bases in MWC-play
  • Appeared in 44 games, started one