|Hometown:||Great Falls, Mont.|
|High School:||Great Falls HS|
First Team NCAA Div. I-II Independent Team
2004: Started 36 of 37 games she played ... split time between first base and catcher ... led the squad in numerous categories including: batting average (.408), runs (23), triples (2), home runs (9), RBI (25), slugging percentage (.786) and walks (25) ... had a team-high eight-game hitting streak during the season ... tallied 11 multi-hit games to tie for the team lead with Whitney Platten ... had back-to-back two-homer games at the North Texas Tournament against New Mexico and North Texas (3/26) ... was named to the All-Tournament team at the Mean Green/Wells Fargo Classic in Denton, Texas ... was named NCAA Division I-II Independent Player of the Week (4/1) after tallying 12 RBI in five games and hitting five home runs ... notched a three-hit effort at Nebraska (4/27) ... had at least one hit in 26 games.
2003: Started 37 games for the Bears including 32 at the catcher position ... ranked third in the team in runs batted in (12) ... tallied 31 hits to rank tied for second on the squad ... tallied a three-hit effort at the plate in a 6-3 loss to Regis (3/30) ... threw out nine would-be base stealers on the defensive side of the ball.
2002: Started 43 games as a sophomore ... tallied 12 multi-hit games ... credited with 10 multi-RBI contests.
2001: Saw action in 29 games with 28 starts ... split time at catcher with Christy Borega and also spent time as the designated player ... hit .235 with 20 hits, 11 runs and 10 RBI ... tied for the team-lead with three home runs ... gained a hit in eight of the team's first nine games ... had two multi-hit games ... rapped three hits and had two RBI against Wayne State (4/1) ... had a three RBI effort against Augustana (2/18).
High School: Second team all-state pick in 1998 ... team MVP as a senior at Great Falls HS under head coach Jerry Olson ... two-time honorable mention all-conference selection as a freshman and senior ... won two conference championships ... four-time Dean's List student ... member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Born March 8, 1982 in Great Falls, Mont. ... daughter of Steve and Linda Peterson ... majoring in biology.
Peterson's Career Batting Stats
YearGP/GSAvg.RH2b3bHRRBI 200129/28.235112020310 200244/43.3332140100627 200337/37.2951531120112 200437/36.408234062925 Tot.147/144.321701313021974