Category: Baseball

Baseball: UVU grinds through rebuilding year

Photo by Sarah Sanchez There were 17 new faces on the baseball team this season and the youth and inconsistency led to UVU’s worst season in 12 years, finishing the season with an 18-36 record. The Wolverines posted an 11-13 record in WAC play, which placed them fifth in the league of nine schools. UVU sputtered out of the gate, dropping eight of its first 10 games and was not able to put two wins together for the first time until late March. Things began to look up when the Wolverines beat the University of Utah in Salt Lake...

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SLCC transfer Peterson seeking baseball days beyond UVU

Photo by Brigham Berthold The best hitter on the UVU baseball team this season was Trevor Peterson. Then again, he was the best in several departments on this year’s squad. He had the most at-bats, hits, runs scored and started every single game the Wolverines played this year. What drives Peterson’s will for success is his desire to someday play in the Major Leagues. “That’s why I’m grinding out here doing my best to catch a scout’s eye or do whatever it takes,” Peterson said. A transfer from Salt Lake Community College, where he played two seasons for the...

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