PEDERSON FILE: Redshirted the 2004-05 season ... Played in 32 tournaments as a Jayhawk ... Carried a stroke average of 76.21 ... Has recorded two top 10 finishes in his Jayhawk career ... Holds a career-best three-round total of 210 (Kansas Invitational-2005), a career-best one round total of 66 (Windon Memorial Classic-2006) and a career-best finish of third (Windon Memorial Classic-2006) ... Named to the Big 12 All-Tournament Team during his senior season ... His impressive amateur credentials include a win at the 2006 High Plains Amateur during the summer of 2006.
AS A SENIOR (2008-09): Carded a 294 over four rounds at the Big 12 Championship to tie for 10th place and be named to the Big 12 All-Tournament Team ... Tied for 65th at the Louisiana Classics in his season debut ... Shot a 233 to place 74th at the River Landing Intercollegiate ... Led the Jayhawks with a tied for 49th place finish with a score of 153 at the 36-hole, rain-shortened Aggie Invitational.
AS A JUNIOR (2006-2007): Competed in 10 events during his junior season, carrying an average of 75.96 ... Shot back-to-back 73's to finish tied for 11th at the Kansas Invitational while competing as an individual ... Tied season-best round of 69 at the Windon Memorial Classic to finish tied for 36th ... Tied for 29th at the Landfall Tradition ... Tied for 45th at the River Landing Intercollegiate ... Ranked fourth on the team in scoring average ... Fired four rounds of par or better on the year.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2006-07): Shot a 242 at the Rich Harvest Farms Intercollegiate to tie for 51st ... Finished tied for 20th at the Kansas Invitational after shooting a three round total of 222 ... Shot a career-low round of 66 during the final round of the Windon Memorial Classic to finish in third place ... Closed strong with a final-round 69 at the Prestige at PGA West to claim a tie for 31st ... Carded a 244 at the Landfall Tradition to finish in 58th ... Opened the spring campaign by carding a 220 at the Hawaii-Hilo Invitational to finish tied for 77th ... Competed as an individual at the CU-Stevinson Ranch Invitational and tied for 55th place ... Tied for 97th at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic with a score of 227 ... Carded a 231 at the Western Intercollegiate to tie for 78th.
AS A FRESHMAN (2005-06): Shot his best 54-hole total of 231 in the All-American Intercollegiate to finish in a tie for 50th ... Claimed a finish of 57th at the Big 12 Championship after shooting a 234 ... Finished in a tie for 54th at the U.S. Intercollegiate after firing a two-round total of 154 ... Opened the season finishing in a tie for 104th at UH-Hilo Intercollegiate ... Shot a 234 in his first collegiate event to tie for 70th at the Cleveland State Invitational ... Tied for fourth by shooting a 210 at the Kansas Invitational ... Shot a 240 at The Prestige to finish in 85th ... Tied for 62nd at the Del Walker Intercollegiate after a three-round total of 232.
HIGH SCHOOL: Won the 2004 Kansas 6A state title at Blue Valley West High School ... Was a two-time All-Metro first team selection, as well as a two-time regional champion ... Garnered the 2004 Metro Player of the Year award ... Named to the All-East Kansas League three times ... In 2004, won the Kansas Junior Amateur Championship for the 18 year old division.
PERSONAL: Born in Spring Hill, Kan ... Son of Jim and Heidi Pederson ... His hobbies include hunting, fishing, hanging out with friends, road trips and boating at the Lake of the Ozarks.