Helen Andersen
Helen Andersen
Year: 2019
Hometown: Madison, N.J.
High School: Madison
Position: Throws
Major: Economics

Link to TFFRS.com Career Statistics

Collegiate Personal Records: 

  • WT (IN) - 12.67m : 2018 Tufts Cupid Challenge
  • SP (OUT) - 10.62m : 2018 Aloha Relays 
  • HT (OUT) - 39.94m : 2017 NEWMAC Track & Field Championships
  • DT (OUT) - 22.40m : 2017 Regis Spring Classic
  • SP (IN) - 10:57m : 2017 Reggie Poyau Memorial Invitational

2017-18: Three top-10 finishes in the indoor season... personal best in the weight throw with 12.67m at Tufts Cupid Challenge... best shot put of the indoor season was 10.01m at Tufts Cupid Challenge... outdoor season had seven top-10 finishes... career best in the shot put of 10.62m at the Aloha Relays... best hammer throw of the season at the Silfen Invitational with a 37.26m throw. 

2016-2017: Recorded five top-5 finishes during her second indoor season... finished fifth overall with a 10.04m in the shot put and a 11.49m weight throw at the Smith Winter Classic... earned a personal record in the shot put at the 2017 Reggie Poyau Memorial Invitational with a 3rd place finish with a 10.57m throw... best weight throw of the season was 12.47m at Tufts Cupid Challenge... outdoor season recorded six top-10 finishes and two personal records... personal record in the discus throw at the Regis Spring Classic with a 22.40m finish... personal record of 39.94m in the hammer throw at the NEWMAC Track and Field Outdoor Championships.

2015-2016: Made five appearances in her first indoor season... participated in both the shot put and the weight throw... made two, top-10 finishes in the weight throw at the Benyon Invitational with a throw of 11.02m and at Tufts Cupid Challenge with a 11.30m throw... In the outdoor season she had four top-10 finishes... threw a 10.45m in the shot put at the NEWMAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships... a 35.56m in the hammer throw at the Aloha Relays. 

Before Wellesley: Attended Madison High School... graduated 2015... was a three-sport athlete in volleyball, winter, and spring track... helped set school records for the two-man and three-man shot put relay in the 2014-2015 season... was a member of the two-man shot put relay that won the indoor track group two championships in 2014... was captain of the volleyball team during senior season.

Personal: Child of Pam and Eric Andersen... born in New Jersey... has four siblings, Ben, Will, Margaret, and Timmy... chose to attend Wellesley for the community and quality of education... has a Great Dane named Honey who looks like a cow... comes from an athletic family, her mother Pam played field hockey from 1984-1987 at Colgate and her father Eric (1983-1986) and brother Ben (2012-2015) played football at Colgate.