Mason Pedersen #3
Mason was a key contributor for Austin Elite Rugby in 2018 and during the fall played with Vancouver Rowing Club in the British Columbia CDI Premier League. Pedersen joined the Austin Huns for the 2017 season and helped the team win their first USA Rugby Club Division 2 Championship.
Mason Pedersen was a member of the USA Rugby Junior All-American U20s team that went to Zimbabwe in 2016 to contend for the Junior World Cup Trophy. In August 2016, he played with the USA Rugby Men’s Collegiate All-Americans in Queensland, Australia. In the Fall of 2016, he was selected for the USA Rugby Selects for the Americans Pacific Challenge.
In 2017, Mason was selected for the Maccabi USA team that played in the Maccabiah Games in Israel. He was the vice-captain of the Gold Medal winning team. Pedersen became the first of six AG’s to earn First XV Player of the Week Honors in season three of Major League Rugby. His 76-minute performance in Las Vegas was highlighted by his second-half try and viral hit on RUNY’s headline signing, Matthieu Bastareaud.
Previous Rugby Experience: Austin Elite, Austin Huns, USA Selects, San Diego Breakers, University of Arizona, Belmont Shores
2020 Stats: 302 minutes| 2 Tries | 38 tackles | 91.8% Made-Tackle Percentage | 77.5% Gainline Percentage
Hey Basta, Welcome to the MLR.
— Austin Gilgronis (@Gilgronis) February 16, 2020
|Hometown||Long Beach, California|