24 - Christian Peterson
Christian Peterson
Height: 6-3
Weight: 219
Year: Junior
Hometown: Carlsbad, Calif.
High School: Carlsbad HS
Position: Guard

2009-10
Christian Peterson played in one game as a walk-on sophomore at UCSB...Made his only field goal attempt and had a steal in a Gaucho win over Cal State Los Angeles.

High School
Peterson attended Carlsbad High School...Averaged 20.1 points, 10.2 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game as a senior...Shot 43% from the field...Scored a career-high 29 points against Vista HS...Had a 36-point game against a Canadian school in the Sweetwater Tournament and was subsequently named the tourney's MVP...Also earned MVP honors at the Above the Rim Tournament (Governor's Division)...Had a career-high 21 rebounds against Oceanside HS...Named Second Team All-CIF San Diego Section and First Team All-Avocado League...Played in the North County/South County All-Star Game and the Avocado League/Palomar League All-Star Game...Peterson's helped Carlsbad to the CIF quarterfinals as a senior...Averaged 9.8 points and 7.4 rebounds as a junior...Coached by Scott Ogden.

Personal
Christian Carl Peterson was born September 11, 1989 in La Jolla, Calif....The son of Mike Peterson and Janet Nuttall...Earned First Team Academic All-CIF and All-Avocado League League...Recognized by the State Senate for achievements in athletics and academics...A three-year Scholar Athlete, Peterson graduated from Carlsbad HS with honors...Also played baseball as a high school athlete...Immediate family includes Katie Peterson, Aidan Nuttall and two older brothers, Dan Cantu and Kiel Peterson...Majoring in business economics with a minor in exercise and health studies.