PETERSON'S WASHINGTON STATE CAREER
SOPHOMORE (2009): Played in 36 games, including 20 starts...batted .238 with four doubles, one triple, and nine RBI...went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI in the first game of a doubleheader against No. 16 Oklahoma, Feb. 28...lone triple came against Gonzaga, March 3...had three hits and two runs at USC, April 26.
FRESHMAN (2008): Played in 15 games off the bench...batted .188 with a double and two RBI...singled in his first-collegiate at bat, Feb. 23 vs. Creighton...doubled and drove in two runs against Kent State, March 8.
PETERSON'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Earned three letters in basketball and three in baseball...coached by Scott Colby in baseball...as a sophomore, baseball team finished fifth in State...KingCo 3A honorable mention basketball and baseball as a junior...batted .342 with 22 RBI...as a senior, first team all-league in basketball and baseball...all-state first team in baseball...Issaquah Rotary Club Athlete of the Year...Liberty High School Male Athlete of the Year.
Ryan J. Peterson...born in Renton...age 21...father Tim and mother Dena...one older sister, Kelsey...prep GPA 3.3...history major.