Kurtis Pederson
18  Kurtis Pederson
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Puyallup, WA

High School:
Bellarmine Prep

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180

Position:
D

Experience:
2V

Age:
20


08/15/2014

2014 WWU Men's Soccer Preview

Vikings bring lots of experience after solid 2013 campaign

10/17/2013

Vikings have memorable visit to Camp Phoenix

Experience helped bring team together

09/14/2013

WWU falls 1-0 to Hawaii Pacific

Vikings defeated by first-half goal

08/24/2013

WWU ties 1-1 at Trinity Western in exhibition contest

Pederson scores in 57th minute for Vikings

08/18/2013

2013 WWU Men's Soccer Preview

Brisbon takes over as head coach of experienced squad

COLLEGE: Started all 17 games played in as sophomore in 2013 ... Honorable mention Great Northwest Athletic Conference all-star as freshman in 2012 ... Played in 17 games, making 15 starts ... Had three assists ... GNAC Defensive Player of the Week ... Two letters.

HIGH SCHOOL: Tacoma News Tribune Player of the Year and Tacoma Athletic Commission Athlete of the Year (soccer) as senior at Bellarmine Prep ...First-team Narrows League all-star ... Also named league scholar athlete ... Helped Lions place third at Class 4A state championship ... Scored 19 goals and had 15 assists ... Team MVP for second straight year and team captain ... Second-team all-league for third time as junior ... Helped Lions to league title and first round of state tournament ... Scored 10 goals and had 12 assists ... As sophomore, also played on squad that reached opening round at state ... Started and lettered four years ... Played two years for Seattle Sounders FC Academy and one year for Washington Premier FC Academy ... Also played on Federal Way Storm club team, helping it to three straight state tournament appearances from 2007 to 2009, reaching quarterfinals in 2009.

PERSONAL: Plans to major in business and engineering ... His mother, Katie, ran track at Central Washington University ... His sister, Ciarra, played soccer (goalkeeper) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.