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UT Alum Nick Peterson Among Finalists in ABC's Bachelor Pad

Published: September 04, 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.