Position
Guard/forward
Height
6'1
Class
Senior
Hometown
Copenhagen, Denmark
High School
The Rock School (Fla.)

HONORS & AWARDS
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

CAREER
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.

SENIOR SEASON (2015-16)
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).

JUNIOR SEASON (2014-15)
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.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013-14)
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.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13)
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.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011-12)
Redshirted as a true freshman after injuring her left knee during the preseason.

HIGH SCHOOL
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.

PERSONAL
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.” 

PEDERSEN’S CAREER HIGHS

POINTS
14; Samford; 12/28/15
REBOUNDS
8; Hampton, 11/20/13
FIELD GOALS MADE
6; twice, last: Samford; 12/28/15
FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED
11; twice, last: Southeastern Louisiana; 12/14/14
3-POINT FIELD GOALS MADE
3; twice, last: vs. Santa Clara; 11/25/14
3-POINT FIELD GOALS ATTEMPTED
5; vs. Santa Clara; 11/25/14
FREE THROWS MADE
4; Ole Miss; 1/29/15
FREE THROWS ATTEMPTED
4; 3 times, last: at Little Rock; 11/18/15
ASSISTS
5; twice, last: Georgia; Feb. 19, 2015
STEALS
2; 5 times, last: UL-Monroe; 11/15/15
BLOCKS
2; Alabama; 2/8/15
MINUTES
36; Long Beach State; 11/21/15

PEDERSEN’S TOP SCORING GAMES
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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