Matt Peterson
5  Matt Peterson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Logan, Utah

High School:
Logan

Last College:
Treasure Valley

Height:
6-4

Position:
F

Birthdate:
02/07/1983


At Utah Valley University
SENIOR - (2006-07): Played and started in all 29 games ... averaged 25.4 minutes and eight points a game ... had 79 assists to only 35 turnovers ... shot 54 percent from the field and 40 percent from the 3-point line ... scored a season-high 22 points in a win over IPFW ... scored in double figures in 11 games ... had 18 points in a win over UMKC and 16 in a victory over Montana ... had a season-best six rebounds against UC Davis.

JUNIOR - (2005-06): Named to the Honorable Mention Division I Independent team ... also named to the Division I All-Academic team ... received Honorable Mention honors for Academic Excellence in the Fourth Annual Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association Scholar Athlete Team ... played and started in all 29 games ... led the Wolverines in scoring at 11.2 points a game ... scored a career high 28 points in a season-ending win at Longwood ... scored in double figures in 17 games ... shot 45 percent from the field and 39 percent from 3-point land ... had a season high seven rebounds in a win over Weber State.

SOPHOMORE - (2004-05): Appeared in 27 of 28 games ... started seven games ... played 12.6 minutes a game ... shot 50 percent from the field ... averaged 2.9 points a game ... scored a season high 14 points against Montana State on December 23, 2004 ... had 10 points at Sacramento State on Dec. 30, 2004 ... had five rebounds against Northern Colorado on Feb. 26, 2005 ... had two steals against High Point on Jan. 3, 2005 ... played a season high 31 minutes at Sacramento State ... played 27 minutes against Montana State ... had eight points at Texas-Pan American on Feb. 21.

Before Utah Valley University
Prepped at Logan High School ... averaged 13 points and 4 rebounds a game ... lettered in golf and basketball.

Personal
Born February 7, 1983 ... graduated from Logan High School in 2001 with a 3.6 GPA ... was on the Honor Roll and National Honor Society ... majoring in Business ... served an LDS church mission to the Zimbabwe, Harare ... parents are Jack and Marsha.

Other College
Played Freshman season at Treasure Valley Community College