|Louisiana Tech Statistics|
2011: Faced three batters against UT Arlington (5/3) in his first debut since May 22, 2009 against New Mexico State... Tossed an inning in relief against Mississippi Valley State (5/11) and picked up his first win May 21, 2009 against Hawai'i.
2010: Redshirted due to injury.
2009: Made 12 appearances out of the bullpen and seven starts...Led pitching staff with seven victories and two saves...Averaged about a strikeout an inning as he fanned 50 in just over 50 innings pitched...Strikeout total was second-highest on the team...Served as Tech's opening day starter...In his longest outing of the season, a six-inning performance, he earned the win and set a career-high in strikeouts with eight against Grambling State (2/20)...Picked up his first save of his career in the series opener against Texas Wesleyan (4/21)...Final victory of the season came in the WAC Tournament opener against Hawaii (5/21)...In the contest, he struck out three in 1.2 innings of relief.
2008: Appeared in 17 games, started four...Picked up his first win at Tech in a 13-3 victory at Grambling State (4/29)...Longest outing of the season occurred at UL-Lafayette (5/6)...Pitched 6.1 innings, allowed three hits, one unearned run and struck out three...Struck out a career-high five batters twice (3/21 at Nevada and 4/29 at Grambling State).
Junior College: Played one season at Bossier Parish Community College before transferring to Tech.
High School: Lettered two years at Captain Shreve High School in Shreveport, La. for coach Ronnie Coker...Named first team all-state and all-district as a senior in 2006...Named second team all-district as a junior in 2005...Named Shreveport Times Pitcher of the Year...Helped lead the Gators to the 4A state title in 2006 with a 10-0 record.
Personal: Full name is John Alexander Anderson V...Son of John and Cathy Anderson...Has two sisters, Jennifer and Amy...Majoring in business...Born Feb. 6, 1988, in Nacogdoches, Texas.