|Peterson's Career Statistics|
Recorded two of the three victories by relievers during the season … third on the team with 14 appearances on the mound … averaged over one strikeout per inning … had eight straight outings without giving up an earned run … struck out two in a scoreless inning of work against Chicago, earning the victory in the 19-11 slugfest … twirled a perfect frame in the 9-1 victory over Southern Maine … shut down 26th-ranked UCF in the eighth of a tie game, and picked up the win when Dartmouth rallied in the ninth for a 4-3 triumph … closed out the 5-0 shutout win over Cornell … struck out six in his final 5.2 innings without issuing a walk. Preseason honors: NCBWA Stopper of the Year Watch List ... Collegiate Baseball Preseason Ivy League Player to Watch ... Perfect Game Preseason All-Ivy League.
All-New England Third Team ... All-Ivy League First Team relief pitcher for second straight year ... boasted lowest ERA in the conference among pitchers with more than 20 innings pitched ... held opposing hitters to a miniscule .165 batting average ... first outing came featured three shutout innings against Indiana State, striking out three in the process ... did not allow a hit over 2.1 frames at top-ranked Florida in a 12-inning defeat ... lone start was against Bucknell and did get a decision in the 6-4 win despite his quality start — six stanzas, two runs on five hits and two walks with three punchouts ... did earn a victory in his next appearance, two no-hit, no-run innings with three whiffs to help beat Stetson, 2-1 ... posted a season-high four strikeouts in 3.2 innings in the second game against Princeton ... did not allow a run in his final six outings spanning 13.2 frames with a win or save in all six contests ... closed the door on a 2-1 win over Holy Cross with a scoreless ninth ... picked up a ‘W’ after throwing two shutout innings with three strikeouts as the Big Green rallied for three in the bottom of the ninth to walk-off with a 7-6 victory over Columbia ... preserved a 4-3 win over Brown by getting the final four outs, three on strikes ... his 2.2 scoreless stanzas at Cornell earned him another save in a 3-1 triumph ... third win of the year came courtesy of 3.1 innings without yielding a run against Yale in the series-ending 10-4 victory ... slammed the door on Harvard to clinch a tie atop the Rolfe Division standings, hurling 3.1 one-hit innings with three more punchouts in the 3-1 contest.
Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American ... All-Ivy League First Team relief pitcher ... Big Green Rookie of the Year ... earned a win or save in 10 of 13 appearances ... tied for the league lead with six saves ... made collegiate debut at 14th-ranked Texas A&M ... shut Bucknell down in five-inning start on one hit while striking out seven to earn the win in an 8-0 triumph ... twirled three scoreless stanzas in a 4-3 loss at Cal State Northridge ... picked up a win with three innings of relief at Penn as Dartmouth rallied for a 4-3 victory ... fanned five over 2.2 innings to earn first save an 8-5 win over Cornell ... saved the 3-2 win to complete the four-game sweep at Yale ... retired all four batters he faced to save the 4-2 win at UMass Lowell ... picked up fourth straight save with a perfect ninth in a 6-5 victory against Brown ... next day got the win versus the Bears in an 8-7 game ... also had a save and a win in the four-game sweep of Harvard ... also saved the opener of the Ivy League Championship Series by recording the final out.
Two-time letterman at Benet Academy for coach Scott Lawler ... helped his squad to conference championships both of years with the varsity ... named the East Suburban Catholic Conference Pitcher of the Year as a senior ... Naperville Sun All-Area, Voyager Media All-Area and all-conference as well ... lettered two years on the football team also ... National Honor Society.
Full name is Patrick C. Peterson ... son of Mark and Susan has one sister ... born Oct. 28, 1995 in Arlington Heights, Illinois ... has an interest in majoring in government with an eye toward the business world ... movie and television buff.