JJ Pedersen
JJ Pedersen
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Milford, Conn.
High School: Platt Tech
Events: Distance
Major: Exercise Science
Bats/Throws: Both

Sophomore: Academic All-GNAC
Finished fifth in 800 meter run (2:06.93) at Bowdoin Invite IV. Outdoor: Finished sixth in 800 meter run (2:19.71) and 10th in 1500 meter run (4:41.97) at Wesleyan Spring Classic ... Posted collegiate-best time of 56.41 seconds in 400 meter run at Penmen Relays. 

FreshmanIndoor: Placed 24th (4:39.78) at the USATF Indoor Championships. Outdoor: Had a pair of silver finishes at the GNAC Championships in the 1500 meter (4:21.91) and 5000 meter (17:26.61)...placed second in the 5000 meter (16:49.07) at the ECSU Invitational.

JJ is a 2017 graduate of Platt Technical High School in Milford, Conn...ran three years of varsity track and field and one year of varsity cross country for the Panthers...was named All-Constitution State Conference in cross country as a senior...led his cross country team to its first CSC title in 25 years as a senior

JJ was born in New Haven, Conn...is majoring in exercise science...the son of Jon Pedersen Sr. and Kristen Pedersen...has one younger brother, Michael