Erik Petersson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Frisco, Texas

High School:
Centennial HS

Height:
6-2

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
12/06/1994

Experience:
HS

Erik Petersson

01/31/2014

Track and Field Dominates Regional Rivals at Southern Miss Invite

Program records 45 top-eight finishes, 20 more than ULM

2014: Finished 13th in the 800m at the Texas A&M 10 Team Invitational with a time of 1:57.17 ... Finished fifth in the 800m, running 1:59.27, and ran the second leg of the DMR that placed second with a time of 10:50.97 at the Southern Miss Invitational (1/30) ... Placed 39th in the 800m at the Tyson Invitational (2/14-15) with a time of 1:59.83 ... Ran the third leg of the distance medley relay that finished ninth at the C-USA Indoor Championships (2/28-3/1), running 10:26.25 ... Redshirted outdoor season, did not compete.

High School: Graduated from Centennial High School in 2013 ... Lettered in basketball, cross country, and track ... Named second team all-district in basketball ... District champion in 800 meter ... Coached by Julie Martin.

Personal: Erik Wilhelm Petersson ... Born on December 6, 1994 in Dallas, Texas ... Son of Stefan and Stephanie Petersson ... Has three siblings, Alexander, William and Sarah Petersson.