The UConn swimmer is set to swim in three more international events this summer
At UConn:Posted another solid season last year as a sophomore, earning All-Conference honors once again… Finished third (1:58.98) in the 200-yard backstroke final and sixth (55.78) in the 100-yard backstroke at the 2015 Conference Meet… Won two individual championships (100 and 200-meter breaststroke) at the 2015 Norwegian Nationals… Carries one of the better work ethics on the team... Put up some really good times at the conference meet as a freshman, and won multiple backstroke events at the 2014 Norwegian Nationals... 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 junior.
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."