2004 Outdoor: Advanced to the NCAA Championships in two events...placed 14th in the discus and 22nd in the shot put...in the discus, competed 10 times and finished among the Top 5 six times...won the Mt. SAC Relays...third at the Pac-10 Championships...fourth at the NCAA West Region...won the Double Dual in the shot put before placing fifth at the conference meet...took 10th at the regional event...finished in the Top 6 in seven of 10 meets... 2004 Indoor: Competed in the shot put four times with three Top 3 finishes...placed second at the NAU Invitational before finishing third at the Double Dual and Mountain T Invite... 2003 Outdoor: Scored at the conference meet in the shot with a fifth-place finish and was seventh in the discus with a personal-best throw of 168-0...in the shot, won the Baldy Castillo and the Double Dual...took fifth at the Sun Angel Classic in the discus and was third at the Mt. SAC Relays... 2003 Indoor: Dominated the shot put...threw 50-3 to win the Double Dual...won four of the five events she entered...took second in her other finish...won the NAU, Boise State and Pac-10 Invites... 2002 Outdoor: Had an impact in the throwing events in her first year with the team...competed in the discus, shot and javelin...entered the discus 10 times taking runner-up honors in two events, the Double Dual and the Drake Relays...at Drake, threw 166-10 to move to fifth all-time in school annals...placed 14th at the Pac-10 Championships and 21st at the USA Junior Championships...competed in the shot eight times and finished second at the ASU Invite and Double Dual...recorded the 10th-best throw in ASU history with a 46-10.75...placed 10th at both the conference and junior national meets...competed twice in the javelin...took second at the Double Dual with team's best throw of the year at 117-5...Maroon and Gold Scholar Athlete... 2002 Indoor: Did not compete.
High School: High School: A 2001 graduate of Red River High School (Grand Forks, N.D.)...lettered six times in track, three in basketball and three in volleyball...won 2001 state discus title... state runner-up as a freshman...earned all-conference honors in basketball and was team's MVP as a senior.
Personal: Majoring in nursing...parents are Jim and Connie Pedersen...two siblings: Jeff and Jenny...born April 12, 1983...full name is Julia K. Pedersen.
In NCAA Championship Meets
2004 Outdoor Discus (prelims) - 170-06 - 14th
2004 Outdoor Shot Put (prelims) - 50-00.75 - 22nd