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Whitworth's Anderson tabbed preseason DIII All-American

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Adam Anderson, from Elk, Wash., was selected by Lindy's and D3football.com as a second-team All-American (Photo: Whitworth Athletics) Adam Anderson, from Elk, Wash., was selected by Lindy's and D3football.com as a second-team All-American (Photo: Whitworth Athletics)

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Adam Anderson has been tabbed as a 2009 preseason Division III football All-American by both Lindy's Magazine and D3football.com. Anderson is a Second Team selection on both lists.

Anderson (Sr., RB, Elk, Wash.) concluded the 2008 season as a D3football.com Second Team All-American, First Team All-Region honoree and shared the Northwest Conference Offensive Player of the Year award with slotback Merben Woo of NWC champion Willamette. Anderson led all of NCAA Division III in all-purpose yards (243.8) per game and was second in the nation in scoring average (16.89 points per game). He led the NWC in rushing yards (139.9 yards per game), touchdowns (25), total points (152) and all-purpose yards. He was named NWC Offensive Student-Athlete of the Week three times, including when he posted a school record 324 all-purpose yards in a 41-35

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win at Chapman and when he scored a school-record six touchdowns and ran for 217 yards in a 40-29 win at PLU.

In addition to the single game records noted above, Anderson holds Whitworth school records for single season all-purpose yards (2,194 in 2008), single season touchdowns (25 in 2008) and single season total points (152 in 2008). He is currently tied with Billy Condon (2000-2003) for career touchdowns with 37 after only two seasons as a Pirate.

The Pirates report for fall practice on August 16th hoping to improve on 2008 when the team finished 6-3 overall and third in the NWC with a 4-2 record.

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