Sam Peterson




Sam Peterson brings a wealth of experience and a passion for baseball to the Icemen program. Joining the team in the fall of 2020, Sam made an immediate impact both on and off the field. As a student-athlete at the University of Northwestern St. Paul, Sam started as a middle infielder for four years, showcasing his skills and dedication to the game.

After transferring to UNW from The College of St. Scholastica, Sam quickly became a key player for the Eagles program. In his first year with the team, he led the Eagles in slugging percentage, doubles, and tied for home runs. One of his standout moments was hitting a grand slam against his former team, the rival Saints. Sam’s contributions played an integral role in the team’s success, including their historic UMAC tournament title win in 2021.

Throughout his collegiate career, Sam earned accolades such as NCAA Regional All-Tournament Team honors and NCCAA All-Tournament Team recognition in 2022. Leaving a lasting impact on the program, he holds records in various categories, including being the all-time leader in doubles and setting a single-season fielding record in assists.

Joining the Icemen program allows Sam to continue his passion for baseball and make a positive impact on young players’ lives. He emphasizes the importance of taking ownership of one’s effort levels and honing skills to achieve success both on and off the field.

Sam’s goal is to guide and inspire the youth, instilling the values of hard work and compassion for the game. With his knowledge, experience, and dedication, Sam is committed to helping young athletes develop and reach their full potential.