40 - Heath Peterson
Heath Peterson
Height: 6-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Phenix City, Ala.
High School: Central
Previous College: Chattahoochee Valley C.C.
Position: 1B

2011... Appeared in and started 43 games… named ABCA First Team Golden Glove… named All-PBC Second Team... batted .364 with 63 base hits and 40 RBI… 24 extra-base hits with eight home runs… stole a team-high twelve bases… led the team in slugging percentage at .607… named PBC Player of the Week twice (March 15, April 25)… best game was against Columbus State where he batted 2-for-4 with two homeruns and three RBI... had a season-high three hits in a game seven times.

2010… Competed at Chattahoochee Valley Community College for coach Adam Thomas… hit .391 for the second-ranked community college in the country… hit nine homeruns… ended his career at CVCC with a .331 batting average.

2009… Competed at Chattahoochee Valley Community College for coach Adam Thomas… led the team and conference for most of the year in RBI… finished second on the team in runs batted in.

High School... Prepped at Central High School under coach Jason Stamp… pitched and played first as a senior… hit .361 and led the team in RBI and home runs… was selected as an All Bi-City player… selected to play in the Alabama East/West All-Star game where he started at first base… started at third and at catcher as a sophomore… won the team’s Academic Athlete Award for highest overall GPA as a sophomore and freshman… led the team in batting average as a freshman.

Personal... A kinesiology major at UM… is the son of Dixie and Rickey Peterson… has two sisters, Haleigh and Heather.