NORTHRIDGE - 2007
Sean Pedersen appeared in 31 matches and 85 games as a true freshman ... finished second on the Matadors with 716 assists for an average of 8.42 assists per game ... also finished fourth on the team in aces (16) and was fifth in both digs (94) and blocks (43) ... was instrumental in Northridge hitting a solid .293 as a team while adding 49 kills ... posted a career-high 51 assists in Northridge's 3-1 upset win over No. 4 UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 28) ... had 32 assists, three kills, three aces and three blocks as Northridge upset No. 3 BYU in four games (Mar. 23) ... notched four kills, 34 assists as well as season-high's of nine digs and six blocks in the Matadors' 3-1 win over No. 8 USC (Apr. 14).
MOUNT CARMEL HIGH SCHOOL
Pedersen lettered in volleyball all four years at Mount Carmel High School in Chicago, Ill. ... started all four years and was team captain in 2005 and 2006 ... played the setter position for coach Mark Wasik ... also played tight end for the Mount Carmel football team in 2003 ... graduated in 2006 with a 3.5 grade point average.
Born December 23, 1987 in Evergreen Park, Ill. ... parents are Nancy and Niels Pedersen ... has one older brother, Niels ... his father is the former head men's volleyball coach at Quincy University ... competed for the A2 Comp Youth National Team ... chose Northridge over USC and UC San Diego ... favorites include "That 70's Show" and Chicago style pizza ... says he couldn't imaging going a week without his computer .. major is undecided.