Date of Birth: 11/23/1995
Height: 6' 0" Weight: 170 lbs
College Experience: Stetson University
Resides: Cape Coral, FL
School Year: Junior
Played one season for coach Cameron Dodd at Western Texas College in Snyder, Texas, and one season at East Central Mississippi Community College in Decatur, Miss., for coach Neal Holliman ... Posted a 1-1 record in 13 appearances as a freshman in 2015 ... Had an 8.86 ERA in 21.1 innings of work on the mound with 15 strikeouts and 27 walks ... Had no record in seven appearances at ECCC in 2016 with a 6.43 ERA in 14.0 innings of work ... Had 13 strikeouts and 15 walks ... Gave an outstanding performance in the summer of 2016, recording 28 strikeouts in 18.1 innings of work without allowing an earned run ... Was named pitcher of the week twice during the five-week season.
Was a four year letter winner as a pitcher and outfielder for coaches Gary Kamphouse and Elliott Singletary at North Fort Myers HS ... Had a .340 career batting average and was selected as a Lee County All-Star ... Graduated Summa Cum Laude.
Full name is Braden Evan Peterson ... Was born on November 23, 1995, in Arlington Heights, Ill. ... Is the son of Niel and Julie Peterson ... Has one sister, Kayli (29), who currently serves in the United States Navy ... Served as a batboy for the Fort Myers Miracle for five seasons ... Chose Stetson over Old Dominion ... Is a Health Science major ... Plans to get a master's in Physical Therapy.