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    Christine Pedersen
    Christine Pedersen
    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Vinterbro, Norway

    High School:
    Frogn Vidergaaende

    Height / Weight:
    5-6 / 123

    Event:
    Backstroke

    Birthdate:
    11/07/1993

    Club:
    Lambertseter

    08/15/2014

    Christine Pedersen Wins Three Events At Norwegian Championships

    The UConn standout swept the backstroke events at last month's event

    08/06/2014

    UConn Places 180 Student-Athletes On American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team

    UConn had student-athletes honored in each varsity sport The American sponsors

    08/06/2014

    UConn Places 180 Student-Athletes On American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team

    UConn had student-athletes honored in each varsity sport The American sponsors

    05/14/2014

    Christine Pedersen Continues To Impress In The Pool

    The UConn swimmer is set to swim in three more international events this summer

    04/17/2014

    Swimming And Diving Hands Out Team Awards At Annual Banquet

    The Huskies plan to announce team captains for next season later this month

    At UConn: Put up some really good times at the conference meet and won multiple backstroke events at the Norwegian Championships over the summer... Named the American Athletic Conference Female Swimmer of the Week (Feb. 4) as a freshman after winning all four backstroke events in UConn's meet against Colgate (Feb. 2)... Has the talent to qualify for the NCAA Championships this season as a sophomore.

    Achievements: Was the Norwegian Champion in the 2011 Long Course Meters 200 backstroke... Finished second in the LCM 200 backstroke in 2013... Holds the Norwegian record in the long and short course 4 x 100 IM relay... Won the championship record in the long course 4 x 200-Meter.

    Personal: Born Nov. 7, 1993... Daughter of Frank and Annette Pederson... Has two sisters, Malene (17) and Silje (14)... Business Management Major.

    Why UConn: UConn gave me the opportunity to swim and go to school at the same time. I also like that UConn has seasons."