2007 Pre-Season: Named pre-season All-Big West by Rivals.com.
Summer League: Played with Andrew Liebel on the Anchorage Bucs in the 2006 Alaska Summer League... hit .147 over 14 games with seven runs and four RBIs... had two doubles... on the mound went 2-1 with a 3.15 ERA over 10 games and six starts... hurled 34.1 innings, giving up just 30 hits... struck out 28 and walked 20.... named a starting all-star in the Cape Cod League in the summer of 2007 and was all-league as a utility player, ranking fourth in the league in hitting (.338), first in hits (52) and fifth in on-base percentage (.436)... rated as the 26th-best prospect in the league by Baseball America... over 42 games scored 24 runs with eight doubles, two triples and one homer... drove in 19 RBIs.
LBSU Career: Has a .324 career average over 92 games as a leftfielder, first baseman, designated hitter and pitcher... two-time All-Big West performer as a utility player, earning first team accolades as a sophomore and second team honors as a freshman... has 52 career runs and 59 RBIs with 14 doubles, five triples and six home runs... is 13 of 17 on the base paths... on the mound is 3-3 with a 5.11 ERA over 26 games and 15 starts over 68.2 innings with 52 strikeouts and 25 walks... his 22-game hit streak was the fifth-longest in school-history in 2007.
LBSU 2007: First Team All-Big West after batting .333 with 40 runs and 40 RBIs, including a team-best .411 in Big West contests... had 11 doubles, three triples and four home runs... also walked 27 times for a .418 on-base percentage and stole 11 of 14 bases as a starter at designated hitter 28 times and at first 23 times... went 2-2 with a 4.85 ERA over 15 games and 14 starts over 55.2 innings as a weekend starter... named the Big West Player of the Week on April 16 with five strong innings in a win over the Matadors and a .562 week with eight RBIs and four runs in games against Pepperdine and CSUN... had 21 multi-hit games and a 22-game hit streak from March 31 to May 11... hit the game-winning two-run single in the 11th against Pepperdine on April 10, before picking up three more hits in the second game of that continued doubleheader... went 5-for-6 with four home rusn including a solo homer and two RBI singles as part of two multi-hit games at Pacific in late April... on mound got win at UC Irvine after giving up two runs in the first and then retiring 10 in a row as he posted a 1.89 ERA over his first five starts of the year....
LBSU 2006: Second team All-Big West... made 18 starts at designated hitter and 19 in left playing in a total of 39 games with 37 starts, ranking second on the team with a .328 average while driving in 19 runs and scored 12 runs... had three doubles, two triples and a pair of homers... also appeared on the mound 11 times with one start, going 1-1 with a 6.23 ERA over 13.0 innings... gave up 14 hits and struck out 10 and walked nine with opponents batting .280... on the mound, appeared in five games in February and then in six the rest of the way as his bat moved him to the outfield... first start at a position came on February 19 when he went 1-for-3... had never played left before his freshman season... drove in five runs at Cal Poly on May 7, going 3-for-5 with a three-run homer and two RBI singles... drove in four runs as part of a 3-for-4 day at Texas on March 11, which included his first collegiate homer, a three-run shot... that day missed the cycle by a double... drove in three runs, going 3-for-4 against Wichita State on March 18 thanks to a two-run single and another RBI single... also had three hits at LMU on March 7 in his first start in left.... pitched a career-best 3.0 innings in his only start against UCLA on February 28, giving up three runs on two hits... picked up his lone win on April 25 against San Diego State when he pitched 2.2 innings of relief, giving up two runs (one earned) on one hit... struck out three in relief at Pepperdine on February 14, giving up two runs over 2.0 innings.
High School: Earned three varsity letters in soccer and four in baseball at Chaparral High School, pitching while playing first base and centerfield... second team All-CIF selection in 2005, and was a two-time All-Valley pick... two-time first team all-league selection in baseball... went 5-4 with a 2.29 ERA over 67.1 innings, striking out 90 and walking just 31... also batted .414 with seven homers and a .814 slugging percentage, striking out just 10 times in 70 at-bats, while walking 21... earned all-league and All-Valley honors as a junior for the soccer program.... also a member of the U.S. Youth National Team.
And Finally: Son of Sue and Brad Peterson... youngest of five children... majoring in finance, real estate and law.