Joe Hedstrom

#32 Joe Hedstrom

Pos. C
Ht. 7-0
Wt. 240
Yr. R-Jr.
Hometown Hopkins, Minn.
High School [Prev. School] Hopkins [Wisconsin]

2022-23: Averaged 2.2 points and 0.9 rebounds per game while appearing in 14 contests... Shot 62.5 percent (10-of-16) from the field and 88.9 percent (8-of-9) from the foul line... Turned in a season-high nine points on 3-of-3 shooting and 2-of-2 from 3-point range on Dec. 29 at Drake.

2021-22: Saw action in 14 games, averaging 2.2 points per contest... Scored his D-I season high on Nov. 17 with six points at Stanford including a made triple... Accrued a season-high nine points in back-to-back games, Nov. 27 vs. Trinity Christian and Dec. 7 vs. East-West.

2020-21 (Wisconsin): Appeared in nine games during his third year on Wisconsin’s campus… Drained his only 3-point attempt of the season, which came on Dec. 19 vs. Louisville.

2019-20 (Wisconsin): Appeared in six games in his second season with the Badgers... Scored the first two points of his career and grabbed a rebound in a win over Green Bay on Nov. 21... Underwent successful knee surgery on Dec. 21, forcing him to miss the remainder of the season.

2018-19 (Wisconsin): Did not see game action and redshirted during his first year of college.

Prep: Averaged 14.6 points and 6.3 rebounds per game as a senior at Hopkins, helping the Royals to a record of 26-2 and a final national rank of No. 38... Named a Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association All-Star… Averaged 8.5 points per game as a junior and 12.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game with his AAU team, the Minnesota Comets, in 2017... Was prep teammates with former Minnesota standout and current Los Angeles Clippers guard Amir Coffey.

Personal: Son of Peter and Sharon Hedstrom... Has three older sisters, Bethany, Emily and Andrea, and an older brother, Eric... Father, Peter, played basketball at St. Olaf College and mother, Sharon, played basketball at Bethel University... Aunt, Mary Hedstrom, and cousin, Joanna Hedstrom, played basketball at the University of Minnesota... Grandfather, Burt Hedstrom, played basketball, football and baseball at Northwestern University (1944-47)... Finished his undergraduate degree in communication and is pursuing a master’s in sports administration… Is an avid fisherman and Valpo’s proximity to Lake Michigan added to the attractiveness of continuing his career with the Brown & Gold.