LSU Gold
Left-handed Pitcher
Gilbert, Ariz.
Previous School
Chandler-Gilbert CC
High School
Highland HS

Pitched at LSU for one season (2018) before electing to transfer to another school … terrific athlete that didn’t really focus on baseball until later in his athletic career … an outstanding football player in high school, he has dedicated himself to baseball and has shown remarkable development over the past two years in junior college … brings a very aggressive mindset to the mound.

2018 Season
Appeared in 14 games as a reliever, posting a 1-0 record and a 16.00 ERA in 9.0 innings with nine walks and eight strikeouts … fired 1.2 shutout innings with no hits, no walks and three strikeouts at Southeastern Louisiana (Feb. 28) … credited with a relief win by recording one out against Tennessee before LSU rallied for a comeback victory (April 15).

Prior to LSU
Recorded 63 strikeouts in 35.1 innings in 2017 (25 appearances) with a 3-1 mark, a 1.27 ERA and seven saves in 25 appearances … earned 2017 all-conference recognition … fired 49 strikeouts in 37.1 innings in 2016, making 31 appearances on the mound … played three years of varsity football at Highland High School as a defensive back and outside linebacker.

Parents are Brian and Angela Petersen … has one younger brother, Torrey … says that LSU has “the best fans, the best stadium and the best baseball in the country … majoring in sport administration at LSU … born July 2, 1997, in Mesa, Ariz.

Petersen’s LSU Career Highs
Innings: 1.2 twice; most recently at Southeastern Louisiana (2/18/18)
Strikeouts: 3 at Southeastern Louisiana (2/28/18)
Hits Allowed: 4 vs. Northwestern State (5/15/18)
Runs: 4 twice; most recently vs. Northwestern State (5/15/18)
Earned Runs: 4 twice; most recently vs. Northwestern State (5/15/18)
Walks: 4 at Ole Miss (4/26/18)

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