Josh  Peterson

32Josh Peterson


Elizabethton, Tenn.

High School:

Last College:
Walters State CC

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195



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2014 - JUNIOR
• Made 19 appearances for the Vols, going 2-0 with a 2.45 ERA through 29.1 innings of work.
• Tossed 2.0 innings while allowing one run on one hit and striking out two in his debut on Rocky Top versus Quinnipiac (Feb. 28).
• Fired 3.0 shutout innings allowing no hits and striking out three against La Salle (March 4).
• Earned his first win as a Vol on March 9, recording 2.1 shutout innings in a 6-4 victory at No. 24 Arizona State.
• Recorded his second win of the season tossing 2.0 shutout innings of relief while recording two strikeouts against Austin Peay (March 18).
• Threw 3.2 innings of relief against Vanderbilt (April 5), allowing one unearned run on four hits while striking out four.
• Fired 2.2 shutout innings at Georgia (April 12), allowing three hits, one walk and striking out three.
• Recorded six consecutive outings, 9.2 innings, without allowing an earned run (April 1-19).

• Standout pitcher for Walters State in Morristown, Tenn., the past two seasons.
• Tabbed a Perfect Game Top 100 junior college prospect.
• Led the Senators to the 2013 JUCO World Series with an 8-3 record, including three complete games, and a 4.62 ERA.
• Added 70 strikeouts in 74.0 innings pitched as a sophomore.
• Went 6-1 with a 2.68 ERA in 14 appearances, including eight starts, as a freshman.
• Fired three complete games and earned one save while striking out 42 in 53.2 innings as a rookie.

• Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 40th round (1,224th overall) in the 2011 MLB First Year Player Draft.
• Earned Rawlings Southeast Region Honorable Mention All-American honors as a senior.
• Named Watauga Valley Conference Player of the Year in both his senior and junior seasons.
• Hit .670 with 59 RBIs, 12 home runs and posted a 1.33 ERA while leading the Rangers to conference, regional and district titles as a senior.
• Three-sport star was two-time all-conference in basketball and a three-time all-conference selection in football.
• Three-year captain in football, and two-year captain in both baseball and basketball.
• Set the school record for most passing yards during his senior season.

• Full name is Joshua Paul Peterson
• Born February 26, 1993
• Son of Paul and Peggy Peterson
• Majoring in history
• Recipient of the Charles A. Carpenter Family Athletic Scholarship


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