2008-09: Played in four events as a senior - two in the fall and two in the spring ... over 11 rounds had a 78.64 stroke average ... was the Owls' No. 2 finisher in both tournaments played in the fall ... tied for 27th at the Memphis Intercollegiate with a two-round score of 150 (+6) ... shot an opening-round 73 at the tournament held at Colonial Country Club in Cordova, Tenn. .... Also competed at The Prestige at PGA West and tied for 49th with a three-round score of 230 (78-79-73) ... played as an individual at the 9th Rice Intercollegiate and also member of Rice team which traveled to the 43rd Morris Williams Intercollegiate hosted by the University of Texas ... academically, received Conference USA's Commissioner Medal for carrying a 3.75 grade point average ... also named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2007-08: Competed in one tournament during the fall season, carding a 79 in the weather-shortened Purdue Midwest Shootout ... tied for 57th at the tournament.
2006-07: Competed in a team-high 11 tournaments during the 2006-07 season ... averaged 77.15 strokes over 33 rounds during the year ... had one Top 10 as well as another Top 20 performance during the year ... opened his sophomore campaign by finishing in a tie for 16th at the Scenic City Invitational ... tied for ninth at the Pacific Invitational, carding a three-round score of 69-66-76 for a 211, five-under par ... closed out the fall season at the Aloha Purdue Invitational with a 223 (+13) ... top performance of the fall was a tie for 38th at the Bruce Fossum Spartan Invitational ... was five-over par for the Spartan Invitational as well as the Border Olympics, tying for 39th at the Laredo Tournament.
2005-06: Conference USA Scholar Athlete... Shot a 233 (75-80-78) at the Rice Intercollegiate (t48th), his only tournament of the year.
2005: Tied for 25th at the AJGA Justin Leonard Team Championship and tied for 39th at the AJGA Fidelity Investments Junior ... also tied for 50th at the AJGA Valero Texas Open Junior. 2004: One of 10 players nationally named to the 2004 AJGA HP Junior Scholastic all-America Team ... two top-10 finishes in 2004 (Starburst Junior, fourth and Ping Harvey Penick, eighth) ... captured the Independent Insurance Junior Classic Qualifier with a 68 ... placed second at the Arlington Heights Tournament and second in the NTPGA Masters - Terra Verde ... also placed third in the NTPGA Westcott - Indian Hills and fourth at the USGA Jr. Amateur Qualifier.
Carroll High School
Member of 2004 Texas State 5A championship team and the 2005 state runner-up ... 2005 first-team all-district and all-region as well as first team all-district 2004 ... named as second alternate for the 2004 USGA Jr. Amateur ... played in the national finals of the IIAJC "The Big I" in both 2003 and 2004.
Full name: Erik Thomas Petersen ... born Sept. 3, 1986, in Smithtown, N.Y. ... son of Tom and Berry Petersen of Southlake, Texas ... has two sisters.