#37 A.J. Peterson | Infield
Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
Previous School: Tampa Catholic
Major: Fitness Studies with Coaching Endorsement
Peterson appeared in 10 games as a position player and five as a pitcher ... recorded six hits in 17 at bats with five runs and eight RBIs ... posted a 2.89 ERA in 9.1 innings ... went 3-for-5 with two runs and four RBIs in a win at Manhattan Christian College on 3-31-15.
Peterson saw action in 17 games as an infielder and also appeared in two games out of the bullpen ... batted .318 with 14 hits, nine runs and nine RBIs in 44 at bats ... notched a career high four hits at Doane on April 18.
Peterson saw action in 10 games in relief...recorded an ERA of 6.00 in nine innings...struck out five and surrendered 10 hits and seven walks.
Was prepped at Tampa Catholic under Pat Russo and Ty Griffin ... He earned three letters and started one year ... His sophomore year he was captain of the JV team and he was captain of the varsity team his senior year ... In his sophomore year to his senior year, his team advanced deeply into the playoffs.
Was born on December 7 in Tampa, Florida ... Son of Darrel and Kimberly Peterson ... Has one older sister and one younger brother ... played in a collegiate wood bat league in Colorado during the summer of 2014.