2019 - 2020 PENNSYLVANIA
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
PATRICK
ANDERSON
DISTANCE RUNNER
MOUNT LEBANON HS
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-9
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
1ST - 15:25.6
CLASS 3A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP
1ST - 15:17
FOOT LOCKER NORTHEAST REGIONAL
3RD
FOOT LOCKER CHAMPIONSHIPS
1ST
TSTCA CHAMPIONSHIP
“Patrick is nationally ranked and a two-time state champion, but he remains humble and down-to-earth. He’s the type of guy you hope your son grows up to be.”
Mike Agostinella
Head Coach

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-9, 155-pound senior raced to the Class AAA individual state championship this past season with a course-record time of 15:25.6. The state’s returning Gatorade Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year, Anderson broke the tape the Foot Locker Northeast Regional championships in 15:17 and finished third at the national Foot Locker Cross Country Championships to earn All-American honors. He also won at the TSTCA championships, the Marty Uher Invitational, the WPIAL championships, the PIAA Foundation Invitational and the Red, White & Blue Classic in 2019.

Academic Achievement


Anderson has maintained a weighted 4.9 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete in cross country and track and field on scholarship at the University of North Carolina this fall.

Exemplary Character


A devoted member of his church community, Anderson has served on his school’s Link Crew and has volunteered locally on behalf of a hospice care center.