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#4 Anne Pedersen Season 2023-24

Copenhagen, Denmark
High School
The Rock School (Fla.)

2015-16 Scholar-Athlete of the Year · LSU Team Award
2015-16 SEC Academic Winter Honor Roll
2014-15 SEC Academic Winter Honor Roll
2014-15 Most Improved Player · LSU Team Award

Opted to return for her senior season in 2015-16 even though she graduated from LSU in spring 2015 … Earned her degree in sports administration and was working on her master’s degree in sports pedagogy during her senior season … Logged action in 125 games and made 47 starts … Converted 71 of 92 free-throw attempts for a 77-percent shooting clip … Averaged 3.3 points and 1.6 rebounds over her four seasons … Also tallied 105 assists, 20 blocked shots and 30 steals … Used her medical redshirt in 2011-12 due to a left knee injury during the preseason … Native of Denmark and was a member of the Danish National Team for four years.

Saw action in 29 games, making 17 starts … Missed two games after suffering an injury when her head hit the floor in the Gulf Coast Showcase game against Marist … Scored in 13 of the final 15 games of the season … Started the final five games of the season … Opened the season playing 28 minutes against ULM (Nov. 15), scoring seven points and grabbing five rebounds with two steals and a block against the Warhawks … Saw action in her 100th game as a Lady Tiger in the win over Long Beach State (Nov. 21) and tallied seven points and three rebounds … Played a career-high 36 minutes against LBSU and also hit her first three pointer of the season … Scored three points, hauled in three rebounds and blocked a shot against Purdue (Nov. 27)in the first game of the Gulf Coast Showcase … Had three points and two assists against Marist (Nov. 28) before leaving the game with an injury … Missed her first game of the season versus Maine (Nov. 29) … Did not dress out for the Texas Southern (Dec. 1) game … Was back in uniform versus UCSB (Dec. 13) after missing two games with an injury … Came in off the bench and scored four points in 21 minutes of action … Also logged two assists, a steal and a rebound in the win over the Gauchos … Had her best game of the season with 11 points off 5-of-7 shooting from the field against Rutgers (Dec. 19) … Also logged one rebound in the loss … Led the bench scoring with 11 points … Led the Lady Tigers in scoring against Samford (Dec. 28) with a career-high 15 points … It was the first time in her career that she was the game-leading scorer for LSU … Set a new season high in rebounds against the Bulldogs with six, a total that also led the team … The six field goals made against Samford tied her career-high mark … Started the SEC opener at Alabama (Jan. 3) and scored two points and registered four rebounds … Set a new season high with four assists in the loss to the Crimson Tide … Had her highest scoring output in SEC play with eight points on a 4-of-7 shooting clip on the road at #20 Florida (Jan. 17) … Scored six points and hauled in four rebounds against #22 Missouri (Jan. 28) … Was a perfect 3-of-3 from the free-throw line en route to scoring five points at #12 Texas A&M (Feb. 18) … Started in the win over #24 Tennessee (Feb. 21) and finished the game with two points and a rebound … Had her two highest scoring games in SEC action against Florida both times … Had eight in the first meeting and then scored seven points against the Gators (Feb. 25) … Also posted a block, two assists and two rebounds … Scored four points and added a blocked shot and two assists in the first-round SEC Tournament win over Alabama (Mar. 2).

Pedersen started in 27 of LSU’s 31 games which included the final 17 games of her redshirt junior season …Chipped in 5.4 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game … Registered 11 points and three rebounds against Jackson State (Nov. 17) … The 11 points was her second-highest scoring output of her career at the time … Garnered 11 points coupled with five rebounds and three assists versus Santa Clara (Nov. 25) … Tacked on 10 points, five rebounds and a career-high four assists against Southeastern Louisiana (Dec. 14) … Started SEC play strong and racked up a career-high 14 points on a flawless 6-of-6 from the floor at Florida (Jan. 2) … Picked up eight points and two steals against No. 1 South Carolina (Jan. 4) … Added a season’s best five rebounds versus Vanderbilt (Jan. 8) … Provided at least five points in eight of her last 13 outings (Jan. 22-March 21) … Picked up nine points and two assists versus Missouri (Feb. 2) … Amassed 11 points at Auburn (Feb. 5) … Came away with 11 points on 5-of-10 from the floor and handed out two assists at No. 1 South Carolina (Feb. 12) … Distributed a career-high tying five assists and scored five points against Georgia (Feb. 19) … Notched six points and two assists versus No. 18 Texas A&M (March 6) during LSU’s quarterfinal win at the SEC Tournament … Collected 27 of her 30 career starts in 2014-15 after 61 of her 64 appearances were off the bench over her first two seasons.

One of five players to see action in all 34 games, all 34 appearances came off the bench … Notched 2.3 points, 1.5 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game … Seen 10-plus minutes of action during 24 of her 34 appearances and hit multiple field goals 10 times … Connected for six points on a 2-for-2 shooting against Saint Joseph’s (Nov. 10) … Provided six points and three assists at No. 4 Louisville (Nov. 14) … Registered a then career-high tying eight points to go along with a career-best eight rebounds versus Hampton (Nov. 20) … Dished out a career-high five assists and added five points against Indiana State (Dec. 3) … Secured five points and three rebounds versus Florida Gulf Coast (Dec. 17) … Racked up a career-high 13 points aided by a 3-for-3 performance from three-point territory to go along with three rebounds at Missouri (Jan. 16) … Came away with two points, three rebounds and an assist against Auburn (Jan. 23) … Chipped in seven points on 2-of-4 shooting versus Alabama (March 6) during SEC Tournament win.

Tallied 28 of her 31 appearances off the bench … Averaged 12.5 minutes per game with 1.7 points and 0.8 rebounds per game … Buried her first career three and added another jumper in a five-point effort at Florida International (Nov. 25) while playing 13 minutes … Made her first career start against East Tennessee State (Dec. 13) and responded with seven points which included a three-pointer and three assists over a career-best 29 minutes of action … Collected six points where she made the first two free throws of her career and notched two steals versus New Orleans (Dec. 31) … Pulled down a season-high five rebounds in 15 minutes at Arkansas (Jan. 10) … Saw her most extensive action of SEC play in 23 minutes against Mississippi State (Jan. 13) where she tallied four points and two steals … Made her first career SEC start against No. 12 Tennessee (Feb. 7) and played six minutes … Registered a career-high eight points on four made field goals in 19 minutes in the second round of the SEC Tournament against Auburn (March 7) … Connected for three straight jumpers during an 8-0 first-half run as LSU separated the score over Auburn.

Redshirted as a true freshman after injuring her left knee during the preseason.

Outstanding guard prospect who moved to the United States in August of 2010 … Member of the Denmark National Team for four years and was also a Scandinavian All-Star … Played half of the 2010-11 season at The Rock High School in Gainesville, Fla., before suffering a torn meniscus in her left knee on Jan. 4, 2011 … Sidelined two months after surgery but has since returned to full strength … In her second year with the Denmark National squad, posted 17.5 points per game at the European Championships … Averaged 12.4 PPG the following season … Coach at The Rock School by Fabian Chapov … An honor student in the classroom … Also grew up playing tennis and participating in gymnastics.

Full name is Anne Hee Pedersen … Born March 26, 1992 in Copenhagen, Denmark … Daughter of Hans Pedersen … Has three siblings: Jan, Per and Lea … Chose to attend LSU because “the quality and tradition of the program and the opportunity to play in the SEC.” 


14; Samford; 12/28/15
8; Hampton, 11/20/13
6; twice, last: Samford; 12/28/15
11; twice, last: Southeastern Louisiana; 12/14/14
3; twice, last: vs. Santa Clara; 11/25/14
5; vs. Santa Clara; 11/25/14
4; Ole Miss; 1/29/15
4; 3 times, last: at Little Rock; 11/18/15
5; twice, last: Georgia; Feb. 19, 2015
2; 5 times, last: UL-Monroe; 11/15/15
2; Alabama; 2/8/15
36; Long Beach State; 11/21/15

Rank; Points; Opponent; Date

1; 15; Samford; 12/28/15
2; 14; at Florida; 1/2/15
3; 13; at Missouri; 1/16/14
4; 11; at Rutgers; 12/19/15
4; 11; at #1 South Carolina; 2/12/15
4; 11; at Auburn; 2/5/15
4; 11; vs. Santa Clara; 11/25/14
4; 11; Jackson State; 11/17/14


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