5 Eric Anderson
5 Eric Anderson
Height: 6-7
Weight: 215
Year: Fr.
Hometown: West Chester, Pa.
High School: Haverford School
Previous College: Jonathan Edwards
Position: G/F

Off the Court:

  • Interned at Stevens Capitol Management last spring in Philadelphia, PA
  • Participated in a trash pickup in my community
  • Bailed hay for a summer job. Bailing hay builds character

Before Yale: Two-time all-league selection at The Haverford School…  Twice named to the all-tournament team at the Don McBride Classic and the Benedictine Capitol Classic… Averaged 14 points and eight rebounds as a senior… Spent his freshman season at Unionville High School… Helped Haverford reach the semifinals of the Pennsylvania Independent School Tournament in both his junior and senior seasons… Played for the Jersey Shore Warriors AAU team… Teammates with the Warriors included Colgate’s Seth O’Brien, Iowa’s Dom Uhl, Notre Dame’s Stephen Vasturia and Fairfield’s Steve Smith.

Personal: Father played football at West Chester University and later coached football at Duke… Son of Gary and Vail Anderson… Has an older sister, Keli.

Why Yale? “Yale offers me the opportunity to play at the highest possible level, while also attending the best university in the world.”

Jones On Anderson: “Eric is a versatile forward who has the ability to play both positions. He is a very good athlete and will be a great addition to our front court.”

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