West Fargo grad Haley Pederson continues to thrive on and off the diving board at the University of South Dakota.

Pederson, a former Packer diving standout, was recently named an honorable mention Scholar All-American by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).

Students who earn honorable mention designation earn at least a 3.5 GPA while either achieving an individual "B" time or competing in their NCAA diving qualification meet. Pederson, a business management major, currently has a 4.0 GPA, according to the USD athletics site.

Pederson won the Summit League three-meter diving championship as a freshman in 2018. She placed second in the event in 2019, while also earning a third-place finish in the one meter.

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