Jacob Peterson
 Jacob Peterson
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bluffdale, Utah

High School:
Riverton HS

Last College:
Utah State

Height:
6-3

Event:
Hurdles

Experience:
1V


06/30/2014

Spring Academic All-WAC teams feature 53 Wolverines

A total of 169 Utah Valley student-athletes were named academic all-conference during the 2013-14 academic year.

06/30/2014

Spring Academic All-WAC teams feature 53 Wolverines

A total of 169 Utah Valley student-athletes were named academic all-conference during the 2013-14 academic year.

05/17/2014

UVU men take second, women third at WAC Outdoor Championships

Junior Michael McPherson led the way as was named the Male Outstanding Field Performer as well as the High Point Award winner (30 points).

05/01/2014

Norris leads UVU track at BYU Cougar Invite

The sophomore distance runner not only broke the school record in the 1-mile run but also qualified for the NCAA's in the 1500.

04/19/2014

Wolverines excel at Mt. SAC and Azusa Pacific on Friday

At Utah Valley University ...
SOPHOMORE ~ (2014): Named Academic All-WAC for both indoor and outdoor ... (INDOOR) won the 4x400m relay at the Jackson's Open and Multis (3:22.90) and placed third in the 800m at same meet (1:56.79) ... took sixth in the 60m hurdles at the BYU Indoor Cougar Invitational with a time of 8.92 seconds ... (OUTDOOR) named First Team All-WAC after placing third in the 4x400m relay at the WAC Outdoor Championships with a time of 3:12.75 ... also named Second Team All-WAC in the 110m hurdles with a fifth-place finish in the event (14.84) ... won the 400m hurdles at the UNLV Classic with a time of 57.62 ... posted a 15th-place finish in the 400m hurdles (55.56) at the Ben Brown Invitational ... finished 12th and 14th, respectively, in the 110m hurdles (14.96) and 400m hurdles (55.05) at the Bryan Clay Invite ... set the school record in the 4x400m relay at the WAC Championships with a time of 3:12.75 ... recorded personal records in the 110m hurdles (14.70) and 400m hurdles (54.61).

Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Riverton High School in Riverton, Utah ... won the State title in the 110m hurdles and the 300m hurdles ... also led Riverton to their first Boy's State Championship in 2010 ... was also a Region Champion multiple times ... also played basketball in high school and participated in triathlons.

Other College ...
Attended his freshman year at Utah State University (2010-11) ... named to the All-WAC team four times ... posted top five finishes in the hurdles at both the indoor and outdoor WAC Championships.

Personal ...
Graduated from Riverton HS in 2010 with a 3.5 GPA ... born April 24, 1992 ... served an LDS Church Mission in Romania and Moldova from June 2011 to May 2013 ... plans to major in Finance at UVU ... his dad Greg Peterson played football and basketball at Ricks College and his brother Matt also played football (defensive end) at BYU ... also recruited by BYU, Southern Utah and Utah State ... parents are Greg and Hollie Peterson.