6
Kiana Peterson
Kiana  Peterson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Willingboro, N.J.

High School:
Burlington County Institute of Technology

Height:
5-8

Position:
SS/2B

05/10/2017

Eight Hawks Selected To The League’s All-Academic Team

Softball recognized for hard work off the field

04/22/2017

Bears Sweep Doubleheader Despite Guerra’s Career Performance

Guerra strikeouts 16 batters in game one loss; Bears shutout Hawks in game two

03/25/2017

Peterson, Hawks Earn Split Against Coppin State

The Shore takes game two and setups a rubber match for Sunday

03/22/2017

Hawks Complete Comeback To Sweep Lady Bulldogs

The Shore erases eight-run deficit to sweep South Carolina State

02/11/2017

Softball Earns A Split At The Campbell Invitational

Hawks picks up first win versus Eagles; Red Flash Clips Eastern Shore

04/01/2017

Softball vs. North Carolina Central (03.23.17)

Softball vs. North Carolina Central (Photos by Steven Worthy)

03/28/2017

Softball vs. Coppin State (03.25.17)

Softball versus Coppin State at Hawk Field (Photos by Joey Gardner & Randy Stadler)

02/23/2017

Softball vs. North Carolina Central (02.10.17)

Softball vs. North Carolina Central at the Campbell Invitational (Photos by Bennett Scarborough)

07/05/2016

2016 Harry's

2016 Harry's (Photos by Megan Raymond)

05/01/2016

UMES Softball v. Howard (04-30-16)

UMES Softball versus Howard at Hawks Field (Senior Day) Photos by Megan Raymond & UMES Media Relations

Douglas on Peterson: “Kiana has a passion for the game. She comes from a softball family so her knowledge is a huge plus for our team.”

2016 (Freshman):
Played in 32 games with 19 starts ... in her collegiate debut against Coppin State (February 12), she posted two runs, a walk, and stolen base ... drilled a two-run shot against Lafayette (February 27) ... collected two RBIs and a triple at UMBC (February 27) ... went 2-of-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs versus Norfolk State (April 21).

High School/Club:
A four-year lettermen in softball … Selected to the All-County First Team four consecutive season … Member of the Willingboro Jemz in Willingboro, New Jersey … Won the Willingboro League Softball State Championship four consecutive season … Earned over 18 Most Valuable Player (MVP) awards … Placed fourth in the Homerun Derby in the North Carolina World Series … Selected to be published in the 2014 Edition Book of “The Best Players In Babe Ruth League” … Recipient of being in the top 15-percent of her senior class … Made Honor Roll four straight years … An Alpha Baptist Church Praise Dance Soloist in her senior year … A three-time BCIT Softball MVP … In her junior season, she participated in the “Carpenter Cup” … In her sophomore year, earned the Smart Cookie Award for Highest Test Average in English … In her freshman year, received President’s Education Award … Involved in the Richard Henson Honors Program.

Personal: Nickname is KI … Born August 18, 1997 in Willingboro, New Jersey … Daughter of Kim and Kirk Peterson … Has four sisters … Major is Biology … Pre-game routine/superstition is listening to Video by India Arie … Plans to attend medical school … Best advice/favorite saying is, “Live everyday like it’s your last” … Hobbies outside of sports are dancing, reading, and watching movies … Favorite Book/Author is Unwind by Neal Shusterman … Favorite Movie is Twilight … Personal best sports moment is guiding her team from an 8-0 deficit to win … Personal best non-athletic accomplishment is graduating top-seven percent of her class … Most influential person is her father because of his continuous support … Personal athletic goals before the season is improving everyday … Personal athletic goal before graduating is making every practice count and helping the team anyway possible … Kiana puts God and her family first.

PETERSON'S CAREER STATISTICS

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG% BB TB OB% SB-ATT FLD%
2016 .159 32-19 44 8 7 1 1 1 6 .295 4 13 .245 2-3 .920
TOTAL .159 32-19 44 8 7 1 1 1 6 .295 4 13 .245 2-3 .920

Career Highs
At-bat: 4 (3x, last: v. Norfolk State, April 21, 2016)
Hits: 2 (v. Norfolk State, April 21, 2016)
RBIs: 2 (3x, last: v. Norfolk State, April 21, 2016)
Doubles: 1 (v. Norfolk State, April 21, 2016)
Triples: 1 (at UMBC, Feb. 27, 2016)
Home Runs: (v. Lafayette, Feb. 27, 2016)
Runs Scored: 2 (2x, last: v. Norfolk State, April 21, 2016)
Walks: 1 (4x, last: v. Norfolk State, April 21 2016)
Stolen Bases: 1 (2x, last: v. Lafayette, Feb. 28, 2016)

Get Social

  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago

SCHEDULE

PHOTO GALLERY