Strong right-handed pitcher that touched 96 mph in high school ... featured a consistent low-to-mid 90s fastball and good feel for a curveball ... should compete for innings right away either as a starter or a hard-throwing option out of the bullpen.
Prior to LSU
Named a 2016 Perfect Game All-American ... rated among the nation’s Top 400 college prospects by Baseball America ... recorded a 0.74 ERA in 11 starts during his senior season at Lake Mary High School, posting 79 strikeouts in 57 innings with three complete games.
Parents are Hans and Cindi Peterson ... Dad is in computer engineering, Mom works in case management for Florida hospitals ... Dad played basketball at the University of South Florida ... has two younger brothers, Chad and Cade ... on his decision to attend LSU – “What influenced me the most was the hospitality from everyone in Louisiana and how great the coaches are. Also a determining factor was that I figured this was the best place to help me reach my full potential and be the best person and baseball player I can be. Another factor is that LSU has the best all-around sports program in the nation, giving me the best chance to help my team win a national championship for my school and state.” ... majoring in sport administration at LSU ... born January 22, 1998, in St. Petersburg, Fla.