Tristan Peterson Named WAC Baseball Hitter Of The Week

Written By: WAC Media Relations

DENVER, CO - NM State’s Tristan Peterson has been named Western Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week for March 18 – March 24.

Peterson, a junior infielder from Tucson, Ariz. (Canyon del Oro HS/Howard JC), was the top hitter in the WAC during the opening weekend of conference play in a series win against CSU Bakersfield and chipped in a solid non-conference game at Arizona as well. On the week, he was 12-of-19 from the plate with 13 RBIs, five home runs and seven runs scored. All five home runs and 10 of those RBIs came in a three-game series against CSU Bakersfield as the transfer helped the Aggies outscore the ‘Runners, 44-14. Through the first three games of WAC play, he is hitting .643 with a 1.786 slugging percentage.