|High School:||San Dieguito Academy|
AS A RS-JUNIOR (2011-2012): (XC) Earned 27:07 in the Gator Invite 8k. (TRACK) Did not compete.
AS A JUNIOR (2010-2011): (XC) Ran 26:16 in the Bronco Invite...Earned a personal best in the 8k at Doc Adams in 25:57. (TRACK) Did not compete - redshirted.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2009-2010): (XC) Placed 50th in the San Francisco Invite with a time of 27:01… came in 12th at the Doc Adams Open with a time of 26:28. (TRACK) Recorded a 2nd place finish in the men’s 3000m steeplechase with a PR of 10:10:72 @ Johnny Mathis Invitational 4/3/10…Ran 10:16:30 in the 3000m steeplechase @ Chico Twilight Invitational 4/10/10…Earned a PR in the 3000m steeplechase with a time of 10:08:91 @ Woody Wilson, UC Davis 4/17/10.
AS A FRESHMAN (2008-2009): (XC) Placed 27th in the Doc Adams Open on Sept. 29 with an 8k time of 26:51 ... Placed 30th in the Hornet Jamboree on Sept. 13 with a time of 21:19.
COLLEGE PERSONAL BESTS
Cross Country: 21:19 in the 4mile (2008 - Hornet Jamboree); 25:57 in the 8k (2010 - Doc Adams Invite)
Track: 4:31.62 in the 1500m (2010 - Kim Duyst Invite); 16:50.94 in the 5k (2010 - UC Davis Classic); 10:08.91 in the 3k Steeplechase (2010 - Woody Wilson Classic)
PERSONAL BESTS: Woodward Park XC-16:24
HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of San Dieguito Academy... 4 time conference champion... 2nd place San Diego CIF Section Championships in 2006, 4 time conference champions in soccer from '05-'08, '07 CIF San Diego Section Champion Cross Country D-III.
PERSONAL: Son of John and Mercedes Pederson... has an older brother named Eric and a younger sister named Julia... interested in cooking, chess, pets, relaxing, sports and long walks on the beach... Economics major and a international business minor.