Kurtis Pederson
18  Kurtis Pederson

Puyallup, WA

High School:
Bellarmine Prep

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180





Three Vikings named second-team GNAC all-stars

Four WWU players received honorable mention


Wentzel scores twice as WWU wins 3-1 at Saint Martin's

Vikings snap three-game losing string


WWU pulls off 1-0 upset at No.9 UC San Diego

Hastings scores game's only goal in sixth minute


WWU opens season with 3-0 loss at No. 14 Cal State L.A.

Two first-half goals within 42 seconds doom Vikings


Vikings fall 2-0 to Seattle University in exhibition

NCAA I Redhawks score twice in first half

COLLEGE: Second-team Great Northwest Athletic Conference all-star as junior in 2014 ... Started all 17 games played ... Had assists in back-to-back road wins, 3-1 over Saint Martin's on 10/4/14 and 2-1 over Mary ND on 10/9/14 ... 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 ... Three 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.