“Selected for induction into the Army Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2012…honorees will be officially inducted into the Army Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, Sept. 28. A special plaque unveiling ceremony will be held in the Kenna Hall of Army Sports inside Kimsey Athletic Center, with the formal black-tie Hall of Fame Induction Banquet set for Eisenhower Hall later that evening. The group will also be recognized during Army’s football game against Stony Brook the next day at Michie Stadium with a special photograph and autograph session planned on Black Knights Alley prior to the contest.
Anderson, a 1975 graduate, earned two varsity letters in both sprint football and wrestling and was the first sprint football player to take home the prestigious Army Athletic Association award.
On the football field, Anderson earned varsity letters twice. As a senior, he led the team with 435 yards rushing and nine touchdowns. He averaged nine yards per carry and also caught a touchdown pass. During his three seasons with the team, Army went 18-0 and beat Navy by scores of 41-0, 27-24 and 28-12.
As a member of the wrestling team, Anderson won four dual matches in both his sophomore and senior seasons.
A fifth-place finisher at the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Championships in 1974, Anderson also served as a regimental commander within the Corps of Cadets. He retired from the military with the rank of Major General. After serving as Commanding General, U.S. Army Human Resources Command…”