Senior Spotlight: Derek Pederson

Derek is a member of the Richfield baseball team.

Editor's Note: Richfield Patch is running a series of occasional features that will highlight senior athletes at both Richfield High School and the Academy of Holy Angels. Look for more "Senior Spotlights" throughout the spring sports season.

What sports do you play during the year?

Badminton, ping-pong, tetherball and baseball.

Who/what is your favorite team/athlete?

Coco Crisp. I love his cereal.

How would you describe yourself in three words or less?

Fuzzy man peach.

What is your favorite subject in school?

Biology with Mr. Tepp.

Do you have a favorite sports memory that sticks out to you?

P.J's three-strikeout turkey.

What song/artist do you listen to before games to get pumped up?

"Sangria Wine" by Jerry Jeff Walker

What are your plans next year (going to college? majoring in? playing sports?)

Attending the College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota and wear the T.C. Bear costume during Twins games.


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