Published: Sep 4, 2012
Former University of Tampa baseball player Nick Peterson ’10 has made it to the finale in the Bachelor Pad
, which airs on Monday's at 8 p.m. on ABC.
Peterson previously appeared in The Bachelorette
, the second former Spartan baseball player in the show, following Roberto Martinez. Martinez won the competition and became engaged to Ali Fedotwosky. The couple went on a hometown date, which featured the UT campus.
Peterson was a pitcher for the Spartans from 2005-06. As a member of the 2006 NCAA II national championship team, the Tampa native concluded his UT career with an overall record of 5-2 with a 2.88 ERA.
He then enjoyed a stint in the minor leagues with the New York Yankees as he was a 12th-round selection of the club in 2006.
An entrepreneurship major in college, Peterson has his own personal training business in Tampa.