INDOOR: Ran a personal record of 8.83 and placed 11th in the 60-meter hurdles at the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships … Jumped a personal record of 1.99-meters and placed fourth in the high jump at the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships … Set a personal record of 4.65-meters and placed fourth in the pole vault at the Akron Invitational … Threw a personal record of 11.97-meters and placed ninth in the shot put at the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships ... Took fourth in the long jump with a jump of 6.90-meters at the SPIRE Invitational.
OUTDOOR: Placed second at the 50th Annual Hillsdale College “GINA” Relays with a mark of 4.65-meters in the pole vault … Took first place and set a personal record in the long jump with a mark of 7.30-meters at the Virginia Challenge … Came in 14th place at the Big Ten Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a time of 16.12 in the 110-meter hurdles.
INDOOR: Took sixth place at the SVSU Jets Pizza Invitational with a personal best time of 8.90 in the 60-meter hurdles … Placed seventh with a mark of 1.95-meters in the high jump at the Big Ten Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Set a personal record and finished in fifth place at the SVSU Jets Pizza Invitational with a mark of 11.04-meters in the shot put.
High School: Letter winner in track and field (sophomore through senior year), football (junior and senior year), and basketball (senior year) at Gladstone Area High School... All-conference wide receiver in 2012... All-state long jump in 2010-2012... All-state 4x200 in 2011... Had a personal best long jump of 21' 7" senior year... Had a personal best 100m time of 10.78 seconds senior year... Had a personal best high jump of 6' 3" senior year.
Personal: Born December 8, 1994... Son of Dale and Robbin Pederson... Cousin Sam Pederson ran cross-country at Hope College... Plans to major in pre-med.