Scott Petersen
Position: Sprints
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Grapevine, Texas
Other College: Arkansas

• 2014 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (4X100-Meter Relay, 4X400-Meter Relay)
• 2014 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (4X400-Meter Relay)

Outdoor Collegiate Bests:
200-Meter Dash: 22.16, 2014
400-Meter Dash: 49.15, 2015

Indoor Collegiate Bests:
200-Meter Dash: 22.65, 2013
400-Meter Dash: 49.07, 2014
500-Meter Dash: 1:05.36, 2014
600-Yard Run: 1:13.08, 2014

Came in 29th in the 400-meter dash with a new personal record of 49.15 at the Razorback Invitational... Finished sixth in 400-meter dash with a time of 49.37 at the Texas A&M Quadrangular...Finished second in the 600-yard run with a time of 1:14.72 in the J.D. Martin Invitational.

 A member of the sixth place 4x100-meter relay (40.93) and the fifth place 4x400-meter relay (3:11.87) at the Big 12 Championships... Ran a personal best time of 22.16 in the 200-meter dash at the John Jacobs Invitational en route to a ninth place finish... Crossed the finish line in the 400-meter dash in 49.45 for a personal best and a eighth place finish at the Crimson Tide Invitational... Ran a 49.19 in the 400-meter dash at the Baldy Castillo Invitational en route to a ninth place finish. (Indoor) Crossed the finish line of the 400-meter dash in 49.07, a personal best, for a ninth place finish at the Texas A&M Invitational... Recorded a personal best in the 500-meter dash at the Armory Collegiate Invitational with a time of 1:05.36 for a thirteenth place finish... Finished third in the 600 yard run at the J.D. Martin Invitational after crossing the finish line in 1:14.02. 

Finished 11th in the 400m dash with a time of 49.79 at the Dr. Pepper Classic. (Indoor) Clocked a  1:28.39 en route to a fourth-place finish in the 600-yard run at the Sooner Invitational...Finished 22nd in the 500m dash with a 1:06.82 effort at the New Balance Invitational...Launched his career as at OU with a second-place effort in the 400m dash (50.34) at the J.D. Martin Invitational.

High School:
Petersen was part of a third-place team effort by Carroll High School at the 2011 UIL 5A Texas State Championships. He turned in a first-place finish with the 4x400-meter relay that posted a school-record time of 3:13.48. As a junior, he and the mile relay was third at the state meet. Petersen closed out his prep career with personal bests of 10.88 in the 100 meters, 21.87 at 200 meters and 48.62 in the 400 meters.

Son of the late John Petersen and Jana Petersen... He is the youngest of three children with siblings Jack and Tori.

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