2013 UCCS Volleyball Roster > Nicole Pederson

Nicole Pederson

Number15
PositionMB
Height6-1
HometownColorado Springs, Colo.
Prev. SchoolCal Poly SLO (Pine Creek HS)

Statistics

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Season    G    K   K/G    E   TA    Pct    A   A/G   SA   SE  SA/G  RE  DIG   D/G  BS  BA Total   B/G  BE BHE
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2010     114  220  1.93   79  510   .276    5  0.04    0    2  0.00   2   24  0.21  14  81    95  0.83   4   1  274.5
2009     100  202  2.02   75  468   .271    6  0.06    4   11  0.04   0   17  0.17   9  90    99  0.99   5   1  260.0

Notes:

CLUB TEAM: Colorado Juniors 2010:Named RMAC All-Academic honor roll ... named to the 2010 Hyatt Place Mountain Lion Invitational All-Tournament Team ... finished the season third on the team in kills with 220 ... hit at a team best .276 clip, which was ninth best in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference ... was second on the team in blocks with 95 ... her 171 career block assists has her ninth all time at UCCS in that category ... her most complete game came against Adams State on Oct. 15 when she recorded seven blocks (her second highest output of the season) and 11 kills while hitting at a .455 clip while also contributing one of her five aces on the year ... her season high in blocks came against Regis on Oct. 23 when she recorded 12, four of which were solo-also a season high ... her season high in kills came against Lees McRae on Sept. 11 when she had 15 while hitting at a .480 clip ... had six or more blocks on six occasions and double-digit kills on seven occasions. 2009: Led the Mountain Lions with 99 total blocks and 0.99 blocks per set ... block mark ranked third in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference ... added 202 kills, which was second best on the team ... had .271 hitting mark ranked second among Mountain Lions and 11th in the RMAC ... had a career-high eight blocks (one solo, seven assisted) against Adams State on Sept. 4 ... added seven blocks, again against Adams State, on Oct. 9 ... twice had six blocks in a match ... the Oct. 9 match against Adams State also saw register a career-best 14 kills ... Mountain Lions are 4-1 when she records 10 or more kills ... Team was 6-0 when Pederson hit .400 or better ... hit a spectatcular .875 (seven kills and no errors in eight attempts) against Chadron State on Oct. 23

Pre UCCS Notes:

2007 (at Cal Poly): Redshirt season High School: Named all-state as a senior at Pine Creek High School ... during 2006 senior season, paced the Colorado Springs Metro League with 1.27 blocks per game, averaged eight kills per match and helped lead Pine Creek to a 26-2 mark, a 5A District title and a top-eight finish at the state tournament ... as a junior, assisted the Eagles to a 21-5 record, a 4A District title and a fifth-place state finish ... three-year letterwinner ... helped Colorado Juniors volleyball club to back-to-back regional championships (2005-06), an 11th-place finish in the 16 Open division at the 2005 USA Volleyball Junior Nationals and a ninth-place showing in the 17 Open division at the 2006 edition under head coach Sherri Hawkins ... graduated from Pine Creek with a 3.97 cumulative GPA and four showings on the school's honor roll

Personal Notes:

Majoring in Communications ... daughter of Jeff and Rochelle Pederson ... has one brother, Jason ... also recruited by Colorado and Colorado State ... enjoys sports, missions trips and design

Stories featuring Nicole Pederson

September 3, 2011UCCS finishes season-opening tournament with splitCANYON, Texas - Nikki Kinzer had 13 kills and Megan Koop added 11 and a spectacular .647 hitting mark as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs salvaged a split at the 2011 Lady Buff Invitational by notching a 3-0 (25-15, 25-16, 25-14) victory over the Eastern New Mexico Zias Saturday afternoon at WTAMU Fieldhouse.
February 7, 2011Volleyball announces 4 recruits for 2011 season. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball program has announced the addition of four players to their roster for the 2011 season. These players have already joined the team in this spring semester workouts and practices.
November 11, 2010Playoff Loss to Mesa State Ends Mountain Lions' SeasonCOLORADO SPRINGS - Alex Nuttall and Nikki Kinzer of the University of KEARNEY, Neb. - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' foray into the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference postseason tournament ended with its first match, a 3-1 (23-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-19) loss to the No. 2 seeded Mesa State Mavericks Thursday at the health & Sports Center.
November 6, 2010UCCS Ends Regular Season with Loss, Playoffs on TapCOLORADO SPRINGS – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs completed its regular season Saturday with a 3-0 (27-25, 25-16, 25-20) loss to the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers at the Gallogly Events Center.
November 5, 2010Mountain Lions Clinch Playoff Berth with Win over Chadron StateCOLORADO SPRINGS - Behind 16 kills and a .682 hitting mark by Nikki Kinzer, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs clinched a berth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference postseason tournament by dispatching the Chadron State Eagles 3-0 (25-10, 25-12, 25-13) Friday evening at the Gallogly Events Center.
November 2, 2010Mountain Lions Lose Close Match, Not Playoff HopesThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs fell 3-2 (25-20, 23-25, 21-25, 25-14, 15-17) in a back-and-forth, five-set match against the Colorado College Tigers Tuesday night. Nine Tiger aces were too much to overcome in a game leading up to the Mountain Lion’s (15-11) final playoff push this weekend.
October 29, 2010Blast-from-the-Past Crockett Leads UCCS to Win Over Colorado ChristianCOLORADO SPRINGS - The Mountain Lions went back to the future to put themselves in the driver's seat to earn a spot in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs.But this was no DeLorean. It was Molly Crockett with 19 kills and 13 digs that lifted the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a come-from-behind 3-2 (14-25, 21-25, 25-22, 25-16, 15-13) victory over the Colorado Christian Cougars Friday evening at the Gallogly Events Center.
October 26, 2010Win Over Mines Sets Up Huge Match on FridayGOLDEN – Alex Nuttall had 21 kills to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 3-1 (25-22, 19-25, 25-20, 25-18) victory over the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers Tuesday evening at Lockridge Arena.
October 23, 2010Mountain Lions rebound from two-set deficit, beat RegisDENVER – Alex Nuttall had 17 kills and Nicole Pederson had 12 blocks to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a come-from-behind 3-2 (22-25, 14-25, 25-21, 25-16, 15-9) victory over the Regis Rangers Saturday at Regis Fieldhouse.
October 20, 2010Johnson Named RMAC All-Academic Second Team, Six Others on Honor RollUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs junior Sonja Johnson was named RMAC All-Academic second team, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference announced Wednesday. Six other Mountain Lions were also honored by the conference.
October 18, 2010UCCS Defeats New Mexico Highlands in Four SetsCOLORADO SPRINGS - Nikki Kinzer had 17 kills and 10 blocks, both match highs, the lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 3-1 (25-18, 25-23, 24-26, 25-17) victory over the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls Saturday evening at the Gallogly Events Center.
October 16, 2010Mountain Lions Streak their Way to Win over Western StateGUNNISON – Things have gotten a bit trendy concerning the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball program.The Mountain Lions kept a number of perplexing streaks alive as they defeated the Western State Mountaineers 3-1 (29-31, 25-17, 25-19, 25-17) Saturday evening at Paul Wright Gymnasium.
October 15, 2010UCCS comeback stalls in loss to Adams StateALAMOSA – Almost can be a very empty word. For instance, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team almost staged a remarkable comeback Friday evening.
October 9, 2010UCCS' Vailiant Comeback Falls Short COLORADO SPRINGS- After a 2-0 set lead, it took Metro State everything they had to hold off the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, winning in five (21-25, 19-25, 25-23, 26-24, 14-16) sets. Despite several impressive performances by the Mountain Lions (10-8, 4-5 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference), the relentless attack and defensive play of the Roadrunners (13-5, 8-2 RMAC) outlasted the valiant comeback attempt of UCCS.
September 30, 2010UCCS Notches Key Road Win at Colorado ChristianLAKEWOOD, Colo. - Sonja Johnson had 10 kills and three other Mountain Lions had nine each as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs scored a 3-1 road victory over the Colorado Christian Cougars Thursday evening at the CCU Event Center.
September 28, 2010Mines Too Deep for Mountain LionsCOLORADO SPRINGS - Alex Nuttall's 17 kills and 10 digs weren't enough to keep the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team from dropping a 3-1 (26-24, 25-22, 25-27, 25-19) decision to the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers Tuesday evening at the Gallogly Events Center.
September 25, 2010Mountain Lions Respond with Sweep of their OwnCHADRON, Neb. - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs rebounded from Friday night’s loss to Nebraska-Kearney with a win in straight sets (25-17, 25-14, 25-14) over the Chadron State Eagles. UCCS dominated from the get go as their only deficit of the match came via a 1-0 score to start the second set.
September 16, 2010Mountain Lions Overcome 0-2 Deficit, Block their Way to Win Over Fort LewisCOLORADO SPRINGS - The Mountain Lions fought off five match points in Thursday's third set, and then they rolled all the way back to win their Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference opener.
September 13, 2010Pederson, Kinzer named to all-tournament teamCOLORADO SPRINGS – Nikki Kinzer and Nicole Pederson of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs plus five others were named to the 2010 Hyatt Place Mountain Lion Invitational all-tournament team, which was released Monday.
September 11, 2010Mountain Lions Win Their 4th Straight at Home in a Victory Over the Grand Canyon LopesOn the strength of .267 hitting the Mountain Lions won their fourth and final match of the Hyatt Place Mountain Lion Invitational against the Grand Canyon Lopes 3-0, securing their position as tournament champions.
September 11, 2010Mountain Lions win third straight at Hyatt Place InvitationalCOLORADO SPRINGS - Middle blockers Nikki Kinzer and Nichole Pederson combined for 31 kills to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 3-2 victory over the Lees McRae Bobcats Saturday afternoon and keep the Mountain Lions unbeaten at the Hyatt Place Mountain Lion Classic.
September 10, 2010UCCS Volleyball Initiates Gallogly Center with Win Over Fort LewisCOLORADO SPRINGS - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team scored a couple of firsts in Friday's win over Fort Lewis. First, the Mountain Lions recorded a win in its first match at UCCS' Gallogly Events Center. Also, they handed the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's last unbeaten team its first loss.
September 4, 2010Mountain Lions Fall to Rollins, Finish Florida Tournament with 2-3 RecordBOCA RATON, Fla. – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs completed its participation at the 2010 Lynn University Courtyard by Marriott Invitational with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-21) loss to the Rollins Tars Saturday afternoon at the de Hoernle Center.
September 3, 2010Mountain Lions Sweep Valdosdta State, Even Record at 1-1BOCA RATON, Fla. – Nikki Kinzer had 12 kills and Lindsey Stich filled in admirably at setter as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs swept the Valdosta State Blazers 3-0 (25-20, 25-20, 25-16) Friday afternoon at the de Hoernle Center.
September 3, 2010Mountain Lions Complete Friday Sweep by Knocking Off California-PennsylvaniaBOCA RATON, Fla. – The Mountain Lions gave their fans a TGIF feeling.
September 2, 2010Mountain Lions lose match, Bathelt in season openerBOCA RATON, Fla. – The Mountain Lions won, lost and lost again Thursday at the de Hoernle Center.
November 12, 2009Mountain Lions Eliminated in First Round of RMAC PlayoffsKEARNEY, Neb. - University of Colorado at Colorado Springs coach Keith Barnett's first trip to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs ended prematurely as the No. 4-seed Mountain Lions were beaten 3-0 (25-16, 25-22, 25-19) by the fifth-seeded Colorado School of Mines Orediggers Thursday evening at the Health and Sports Center.
November 7, 2009Mountain Lions Win in Five Sets, Head to RMAC Playoffs on Positive NoteCOLORADO SPRINGS - It was a bad night for monkeys at the Lions' Den on Saturday.The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions got their personal monkey off their backs, taking a five-set 3-2 (25-23, 15-25, 25-20, 22-25, 15-12) victory over the Regis Rangers.
November 6, 2009Loss to Metro State Puts Mountain Lions' Regional Aspirations in JeopardyCOLORADO SPRINGS - With the sets even at one each and Mountain Lions leading by five in the third, everything changed in a moment for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team. Laura Brodie, who represents one-half of one of the most formidable pair of middle blockers in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, went high to hammer a set from Cindy Bathelt. A Metro State player had crossed far enough under the net that her foot was at Brodie's landing point, her out of the game with an ankle injury and, with just a couple of weeks remaining, likely out for the season.
October 30, 2009No. 5 Lopers Too Much for UCCSCOLORADO SPRINGS - Behind a powerful attack that forged a .345 hitting mark, the No. 5-ranked Nebraska-Kearney Lopers ended the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' winning streak at nine with a 3-0 (25-20, 25-15, 25-22) victory Friday evening at the Lions' Den.
October 27, 2009Mountain Lions Set New School Recordwith Ninth Consecutive VictoryCOLORADO SPRINGS - Jenica Shippy had 11 kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs set a new school record with its ninth straight win, a 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-17) decision over the Colorado Christian Cougars Tuesday evening at the Lions' Den.
October 24, 2009UCCS Surges into Third Place with School-Record Tying Eighth Straight WinGOLDEN - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs leapfrogged all the way into third place in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference standings with a 3-1 (26-24, 20-25, 25-19, 25-11) victory over the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers Saturday evening at Lockridge Arena.
October 23, 2009Streaks Aplenty as Mountain Lions Beat Chadron State, Clinch Playoff SpotCHADRON, Neb. - There's a lot of streaking going on with the Mountain Lions volleyball team.The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs won its seventh straight match and locked up a spot in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-12, 25-21) victory over the Chadron State Eagles Friday evening at Armstrong Gym.
October 17, 2009Season-Best Hitting Percentage Allows UCCS to Extend Winning Streak to SixSILVER CITY, N.M. - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs hit a season-high 35.6 percent to extend its winning streak to six with a 3-0 (25-15 25-14 25-19) win over the Western New Mexico Mustangs Saturday evening at Drag's Court.
October 16, 2009Mountain Lions Take Fifth Straight with Win Over New Mexico HighlandsLAS VEGAS, N.M. - Make it five straight for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team.The Mountain Lions took just one hour, 15 minutes in winning their fifth in a row and seventh of the past eight Friday evening with a 3-0 (25-13, 25-21, 25-19) victory over the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls at the Wilson Complex.
October 10, 2009Mountain Lions Finish Run of Gauntlet Unbeaten with Sweep of Western State MountaineersCOLORADO SPRINGS - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team finished the most physically grueling stretch of their schedule unbeaten as the Mountain Lions defeated the Western State Mountaineers 3-0 (30-28, 25-22, 25-20) Saturday evening at the Lions' Den.
October 8, 2009Mountain Lions Sweep CSU-Pueblo to Grab Steel & Silver Series PointsCOLORADO SPRINGS - Middle blockers Nicole Pederson and Laura Brodie combined for 22 kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs posted a season-best 33.6 percent hitting in a 3-0 (25-14, 25-14, 29-27) victory over the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves Thursday evening at the Lions' Den.
October 3, 2009Mountain Lions Find the Middle Pathis the Way to Victory Over Fort LewisDURANGO, Colo. - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' middle blockers were in the middle of the action Saturday night as Laura Brodie and Nicole Pederson combined for 19 kills on just 30 attempts to lead the Mountain Lions to a 3-1 (25-22, 25-22, 23-25, 25-14) win over the Fort Lewis Skyhawks at Whalen Gymnasium.
September 26, 2009Bathelt Keeps Everyone Involved as Mountain Lions Sweep Chadron StateIt's little wonder why Cindy Bathelt is a geography major. She really knows where things belong.
September 25, 2009UCCS Comes from Behindto Topple OrediggersCOLORADO SPRINGS - Jenica Shippy had 15 kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs scored a convincing 3-1 (23-25, 25-14, 25-14, 25-18) come-from-behind victory over the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers Friday evening at the Lions' Den.
September 18, 2009Mountain Lions Blow Lead, Fall to RegisDENVER - In what is becoming a disturbing trend, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team blew a 2-0 lead and went on to drop a 3-2 (23-25, 21-25, 25-18, 25-18, 15-9) decision to the Regis Rangers Friday evening at Regis Fieldhouse.
September 12, 2009Lopers Waste Little Time in Beating UCCSKEARNEY, Neb. - Through the first nine matches of the season, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team has given tantalizing glimpses of just how good it could eventually become. Saturday at the Health and Sports Center, the Mountain Lions got a harsh lesson in just how far they have to go to get there.
September 8, 2009UCCS Sweeps Colorado Christian in Opening RMAC MatchLAKEWOOD, Colo. - A dominant defense led University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' first-year volleyball coach Keith Barnett to a win in his first Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference match, 3-0 (25-10, 25-16, 25-23) over Colorado Christian Tuesday evening at Cougar Arena.
September 5, 2009UCCS Finishes Tournament with 2-2 MarkDURANGO, Colo. - Sonja Johnson had 33 kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs split its two matches on Saturday and completed its participation in the Fort Lewis Volleyball Tournament with a 2-2 record
September 4, 2009UCCS gets split at Fort Lewis tournamentDURANGO - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team had a classic good news / bad news kind of day Friday at the Fort Lewis Volleyball Tournament.
August 29, 2009Mountain Lions Use Depth Chargeto Sink Texas Woman's PioneersCoaches often worry about whether they have a deep enough bench to get their teams through the rigors of a intercollegiate season.
August 28, 2009UCCS Topples No. 25 Wayne StateThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions held Wayne State to a .074 hitting mark and rolled to a 3-0 (25-17, 25-21, 25-21) victory over the No. 25-ranked Wildcats Friday evening at the Lions’ Den.
August 28, 2009Crowder, Experience Prove Difference as Hillsdale Outlasts Mountain LionsCOLORADO SPRINGS - Ashlee Crowder had 26 kills to lead the Hillsdale Chargers to a 3-2 (25-27, 17-25, 25-23, 25-21, 15-13) come-from-behind victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in the first match of the 2009 Marriott Volleyball Invitational Friday at the Lions' Den.
June 10, 2009Mountain Lions Add Division I TransferCOLORADO SPRINGS - Just when the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs thought volleyball coach Keith Barnett had wrapped up his first recruiting class, he landed another big prize.
April 9, 2009Barnett Announces First Recruiting ClassUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball coach Keith Barnett announced his first recruiting class Monday. Joining the Mountain Lions for the 2009 season will be transfers Nicole Pederson, Jenica Shippy and Kendall Utz along with freshmen Darby Jones, Lindsey Stich and Laura Brodie.
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