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Eric Peterson Athlete Profile

Eric Peterson

Height: 6-2 Weight: 175 Roster Years: 1976-1979 Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA Last School: San Diego City College


  • Enjoys water skiing, golfing, fishing, camping and scuba diving
  • Wants to play professional tennis, then go into coaching
  • History major

Before BYU

  • Was the No. player at Dos Pueblos High for three years
  • Was All-CIF two years and became CIF doubles champ his senior year
  • Attended San Diego City College where he was singles and doubles champ in the Southern California Junior College Division, as well as California Junior College Champion
  • Listed in Who's Who Among American High School Students


  • Compiled a 20-12 record during 1978 as the No. 4 player
  • Moved to the No. 1 spot for 1979
  • Was team captain
  • Made the finals of the 1978 WAC championships
  • Consistently outstanding doubles player
  • 20-5 doubles record last year