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Independent Baseball Player of the Year: Marshall's Colton Peterson answers the call

The Marshall coaches asked Colton Peterson to do something he had never done prior to his senior year, and he rose to the occasion

June 22, 2013
By Travis Andries , Marshall Independent

Colton Peterson is a catcher. He has been since he first picked up a mitt. What seem like laborious tasks to the typical ballplayer, baking under all that gear or enduring the bruises after blocking pitches in the dirt, are the very things that keep Peterson engaged on the diamond. He's long been comfortable calling pitches and on offense he drills them into the left-center gap, but for the 2013 season the Marshall coaching staff asked Peterson to try something new with a pitch. They asked him to throw one.

 
 
 

 

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