Played and started in all 65 games at second base in 2014 …
Led team with a .328 batting average and 51 runs batted in … Recorded seven
home runs, 14 doubles and 39 runs scored … Named second team Preseason
All-American by Baseball America and Perfect Game … Led the SEC on opening
weekend with seven hits and finished with a .500 batting average against
Appalachian State … Recorded a team-best 13-game hitting streak during the
season … Had 20 multi-hit games and seven three-hit performances … Posted a
career game at Missouri (May 15) with two home runs, a triple and three runs
scored and five runs batted in … Named to Golden Spikes Midseason Watch List …
Named to NCAA Charlottesville Regional All-Tournament Team after hitting .615
in four games with eight hits, three runs scored and a .688 on-base percentage
… Was selected in the third round of the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year
Player Draft by the Miami Marlins with the 76th overall pick … Finished his
171-game Arkansas career with a .318 batting average, .418 on-base percentage,
13 home runs and 98 runs batted in.
Started 59 games and hit a team-best .325 with a team-high tying four homers and 36 RBI ... Also led the team in runs scored (47), hits (68), doubles (12), triples (5), total bases (102), slugging percentage (.488), walks (41) and on-base percentage (.448) ... Recorded a team-high 22 multi-hit games and 12 multi-RBI games … Ranked third in the SEC in walks, fourth in triples, fifth in on-base percentage, tied for 10th in runs scored 13th in slugging percentage … In conference games, hit .371 with three homers and 16 RBI ... In league games, ranked tied for first in the SEC in triples (3), second in on-base percentage (.472), tied for third in slugging percentage (.581), fourth in batting average, tied for fifth in runs scored (24), sixth in hits (39), tied for sixth in total bases (61), tied for seventh in walks (17), tied for 11th in doubles (7), tied for 13th in home runs (13) … Earned second team All-SEC honors ... Had a strong opening series vs. Western Illinois (2.15-2.17), going 6-for-11 at the plate with four RBI, three runs scored and a pair of stolen bases ... Had at least two hits in each game of the series and reached base nine times in 14 at bats ... Started both games of the doubleheader vs. New Orleans (2.19) and reached base five times, including four walks ... Scored a career-high four runs in the first game of the twin bill ... Had at least one hit in each game of the Evansville (2.22-2.24) series, hitting .385 (5-for-13) with two RBI and three runs scored ... Hit .600 (6-for-10), drove in six runs and scored five runs in midweek series vs. Alabama A&M ... Drove in four runs in the series opener vs. the Bulldogs and had a career-high four hits in the series finale ... Batted .500 (6-for-12) with a home run, two RBI and four runs scored in the series sweep at South Carolina (3.22-3.24) ... Also drew three walks in the series and posted a .600 on-base percentage ... Had two hits in each game of the weekend series and hit his first homer of the season in the series opener ... Reached base three times in game two vs. Mississippi Valley State (3.27), getting a hit and drawing two walks ... Had a pair of hits with two RBI and two runs scored in second game of series at Alabama (4.5) ... Hit his second home run of the season and went 1-for-3 with a RBI, two runs scored and two walks in game two of the New Mexico (4.9) doubleheader ... Went 5-for-9 with three RBI, four runs scored and a stolen base in series victory over Texas A&M (4.19-4.21) ... Had three hits and scored two runs in the series opener vs. the Aggies ... Hit .429 (3-for-7) with a RBI in series at Georgia (4.26-4.27) ... Also turned in a spectacular defensive play in game two vs. the Bulldogs, reaching over the bullpen fence down the left field line and making the catch, which was the No. 2 play on Sportscenter’s Top 10 plays ... Had a .444 batting average in series at No. 23 Kentucky (5.3-5.4), hitting his third homer of the season and driving in two runs ... Turned in an impressive weekend at the plate in series vs. Tennessee (5.10-5.12), hitting .538 (7-for-13) with a homer, five RBI and five runs scored ... Had four extra-base hits (one double, two triples and one home run) in the three games and finished the series with a 1.154 slugging percentage ... Went 5-for-9 in the series at Auburn (5.16-5.18) with three runs scored ... Also drew three walks in the series and finished the series with a .667 on-base percentage … Drew six walks in the NCAA Manhattan Regional (5.31-6.2), finishing the regional with a .444 on-base percentage.
Played in 47 games, including 33 starts, and hit .283 with two homers and 11 RBI ... Finished third on the team with a .396 on-base percentage … In conference games, Anderson hit .346 with two homers and nine RBI ... Earned SEC All-Freshman team honors from SEBaseball.com ... Made collegiate debut in series against Villanova (2.17-2.19), playing in all three games and scoring a run in the first and second games of the series ... Pinch ran in the ninth inning in the series opener against Northwestern State (2.21) and scored the game-winning run ... Picked up first hit of collegiate career in series finale against BYU (2.29) ... Earned first collegiate start in series finale against Binghamton (3.10), scoring a run and drawing a walk ... Had a pinch hit single in second game of the series at Mississippi State (3.24) ... Started the final two games of the series against Georgia (4.6-4.8), going 2-for-5 with first collegiate RBI and three runs scored ... Reached base five times in eight plate appearances in series vs. the Bulldogs ... Started both games of the doubleheader against Stephen F. Austin (4.17), going 3-for-8 with a RBI and a run scored ... Earned a start in each of the final two games of the series at Florida (4.27-4.29) and recorded a double in each game ... Started all three games of the South Carolina (5.4-5.6) series and went 3-for-4 with three RBI and three runs scored ... Had a pair of hits in midweek victory vs. Louisiana Tech (5.15) ... Hit .500 (6-for-12) in Arkansas’ series sweep at Tennessee (5.17-5.19) with two homers and four RBI ... Hit first two homers of collegiate career in the series against the Volunteers and finished the three games with a 1.083 slugging percentage ... Had a pair of hits and recorded first stolen base of his collegiate career in SEC Tournament game vs. Ole Miss (5.23) ... Recorded a pair of hits and scored a run in the Houston Regional final vs. Sam Houston State (6.3) ... Started the game-winning rally with a leadoff single and scored the game-winning run in game three of the Waco Super Regional at No. 4 Baylor (6.11) … Started all four games in the College World Series and went 3-for-12 with a RBI and two runs scored … Had two hits with a RBI and a run scored in the Razorbacks’ CWS opening win over Kent State (6.16).
2012: Played in the Northwoods League with the Lakeshore Chinooks … Hit .290 with five home runs and 18 RBI, while also compiling a .300 on-base percentage … Ranked as the No. 22 prospect in the Northwoods League by Perfect Game.
Deer Creek High School
Ranked 258th nationally in the class of 2011 by Perfect Game ... Named 2011 Rawlings Preseason All-America Honorable Mention ... Earned first-team all-Edmond honors in 2010 and 2011 ... Named all-city and all-state in 2011 ... Earned Suburban Conference Player of the Year honors in 2011 ... Led his team to the state tournament in each of his four seasons ... Finished his senior season with a .509 batting average with 61 runs, 17 doubles and five triples ... Selected to play in the Oklahoma City Area Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game in 2011 ... Hit .454 with 30 RBI in his junior season ... Selected to play in the 2010 Area Code Games.
In the Draft
2011 - Minnesota Twins, 20th round (628th overall)
Son of Robert Anderson and Tammy Johnson ... Has one brother, Blake ... Majoring in recreation and sport management.