Erik Peterson
Erik Peterson
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Barrington, Ill.
High School: Barrington
Position: Distance

•Named the Most Outstanding Rookie at the 2012 Atlantic 10 Conference Cross Country Championship.
•Named First Team All-Conference at the 2012 Atlantic 10 Conference Cross Country Championship.

2012-13 Outdoor Track
1500-Nikoloff Inv., 3/29/13 - 3:54.81
-Stan Lyons, 4/27/13 - 3:51.43
5000-Sun Angel Classic, 4/6/13 - 14:41.63
-Mt. Sac Relays, 4/19/13 - 14:28.49
-A-10, 5/5/13 - 14:33.91 (4th)

2012: Finished eighth (26:03.7) at the Atlantic 10 conference championships and helped lead Butler to the overall team title...placed 97th (33.13) at the 2012 Great Lakes Regional...came in 64th (24:38) at the 2012 Notre Dame Cross Country Invitational...finished 14th (25:21) at the Indiana Intercollegiate Meet...placed 101st (24:29.6) at the NCAA Pre-National Meet.

Collegiate Bests
1500 (O) - 3:51.43
5000 (O) - 14:28.49

Background:  Two-time All-State runner in cross country at Barrington High School...placed sixth in the state meet in 2010 and eighth in 2011...sectional cross country champion in 2010 and 2011.

Top High School Performances:
1600 Meters:  4:16.20
3200 Meters:  9:11.36
3 Miles (XC):  14:25.00