Navy hosts Iona and Penn State-Behrend at the Navy Open, Sept. 7. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.
CAREER: 2 goals, 5 assists, 7 points in 15 games
FRESHMAN - 2013: Played in 15 games for Navy as a freshman and notched seven points on two goals and five assists ... registered two points (1g, 1a) in collegiate debut versus Penn State-Behrend at Navy Open ... collected a career-high two assists versus No. 6 UC Santa Barbara ... scored second goal of 2013 against Connecticut College ... played in four of Navy's seven postseason contests.
PERSONAL: A four-year letterwinner in both water polo and swimming at Tesoro High School, Peterson graduated in 2013 ... led both squads to league championships in 2012 ... was a second-team All-CIF selection as a senior and earned a pair of all-league selections ... earned team MVP, served as the team captain and was honored with the coaches award as a senior ... as a swimmer, Peterson was named an all-American in the 4x50- and 4x100-freestyle relays ... was part of the school-record 4x50-medley, 4x50-freestyle and 4x100-freestyle relays ... was team captain three times and was named Most Inspirational ... earned a State Farm Student-Athlete Citizen Award, was a scholar-athlete recipient, an AP Scholar and a member of the Honor Roll ... son of John and Julie Peterson.