Former Pirate, Heath Peterson, Garners National Award

Former Pirate first baseman, Heath Peterson (2009-10), was named both the Peach Belt Conference and NCAA Division II National Player of the Week. 

Heath Peterson

Peterson, who is now a senior at the University of Montevallo, had an incredible week offensively, hitting .471 with 5 homers and 18 RBI’s in only 4 games.  Three of his homeruns were grandslams.  On the season, Heath is leading the team in nearly every meaningful offensive category, as he is hitting .384 with 10 homers and 51 RBI’s.

For more on Peterson, check out the University of Montevallo baseball site.