Outlook Talented right-hander impressed coaches throughout the fall with his mound presence ... Owns the best breaking ball on the pitching staff ... Could fill a variety of roles for UK in 2012 ... Transferred for UK, along with fellow UK pitcher Chris Garrison from Western Nevada College ... Was 8-1 with a 2.45 ERA in 2011 for WNC ... Tossed 23 innings in the fall with a 4.70 ERA, striking out 19.
Junior College Played at Western Nevada College with UK teammate Chris Garrison, the same school that produced former UK slugger Lance Ray (2010) ... Totaled a 8-1 record and a 2.45 ERA in 2011, striking out 63 in 60 innings, walking 29 and charting one save ... In 2010, posted a 4-2 mark with a 2.51 ERA with 39 strikeouts in 43 innings, totaling two saves and 19 walks ... Earned first-team All-Scenic West Conference accolades in 2011 ... Played for coach D.J. Whittemore at WNC.
High School Earned four letters for coaches Tim Spears and Roger Merrill at Emerald Ridge High School ... Also played football at Emerald Ridge.
Personal Full name is Tim Louis Peterson ... Son of Bill and Carla ... Born Feb. 22, 1991 in Tacoma, Wash. ... Has a brother, Jeff (23) and a sister, Sarah (26).