In season opener at UNC Wilmington and first meet as a Volunteer, placed fourth in 200 butterfly (1:58.50)... Swam a career best in the 400 I.M. against Louisville (4:08.94)... Swam two career bests against Ohio State in the 200 butterfly (1:53.72) and 200 I.M. (1:55.73).
2011-12 (Freshman at Rider)
A standout swimmer for Rider as a freshman, Peterson set the school record in the 400 IM at the 2012 MAAC Championships, swimming in 3:55.70 ... At the conference meet, he was second in the 400 IM, third in the 200 IM (1:51.49) and fourth in the 200 butterfly (1:50.96) ... He was part of four winning relay teams at the MAAC Championships as Rider won the team title ... Became the first swimmer in Rider history to qualify for the USA Olympic Trials, doing so in the 200-meter IM (2:06.03).
Born Dec. 23, 1992 ... Parents: Brian and Carol Peterson.