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Awards and Honors
Invited to participate in Team USA training camp in 2013.
Finalist for the John
Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award.
Semifinalist for the Gregg Olson Award.
2013 ABCA All-Midwest Region Second Team.
All-Missouri Valley Conference Second Team, 2013.
2013 MVC All-Defensive Team.
2013 (Sophomore at Creighton)
Earned All-MVC Second Team and MVC All-Defensive Team honor
Jake was 4-for-9 in two games at the MVC Tournament.
Was 2-for-3 with a run scored and two critical RBI in the Bluejays’ 6-3 win over Missouri State on May 18.
Drove home the game-winning RBI in the Bluejays’ 9-4, 11-inning win at Illinois State on May 5.
Delivered the game-tying RBI in Creighton’s 3-2, 11-inning win over Rutgers in the bottom of the ninth on April 27. The ensuing day he knotted the game with Oklahoma State at 5-5 in the eighth.
Nabbed his first win and sixth save in two appearances at the TD Ameritrade Classic frin April 24-26.
Became first Bluejay since 2006 to have two triples in one game on April 21 in Creighton’s 9-1 win over Southern Illinois.
Earned his second win of 2013, tossing a career-best two innings at Illinois State on April 7.
Jake picked up where he left off agaisnt Kansas, recording a perfect ninth for his fifth save on Friday, April 5 versus Bradley.
Peter was the first Jay since at least 1999 to open a season with nine
consecutive appearances without allowing an earned run.
After recording six perfect outings on the mound, Jake surrendered his first hit and first run in the Bluejays’ 6-4 win at Kansas on April 2. Peter still nabbed his fourth save.
Finished 4-for-5 with two doubles in Creighton’s 11-4 win over Omaha on March 30.
Earned MVC Player of the Week on March 18. Peter was 12-for-20 (.600) in five games last week, delivering seven RBI to lead Creighton to a 4-1 record.
Earned his first two saves as a Bluejay, tossing perfect ninth innings against North Dakota on March 14 and Pacific on March 17.
Became the first Bluejay with four hits in consecutive games, on March 15 and 16, since 2003 when Ryan Fitzgerald did it on April 1 and 4
Jake was 7-for-17 with four RBI and five runs scored in the Bluejays’ season-opening sweep at Dallas Baptist.
2012 (Freshman at Creighton)
Started 56 games as freshman, 55 at second and one at shortstop.
Delivered 38 hits, including 15 extra-base knocks.
Earned his first Bluejay start in the 5-1 win at Central Arkansas on
Feb. 19, delivering a single to drive in his first RBI.
Led the Bluejays at Portland, hitting .429 with a pair of doubles on
Went 5-for-10 at UC Davis with a pair of runs scored; two of his hits were doubles from March 2-4.
Hit his first career triple at Pacific, driving in a run on March 9.
Stole his first collegiate base vs. North Dakota, after being hit by a pitch on March 17.
Hit a pair of doubles against Kansas, a single-game high on March 4.
Delivered his first career home run at Southern Illinois, a solo shot over the right field fence to pull Creighton within one on April 22.
Was 2-for-3 with a run scored and two walks in the 15-inning win over Illinois State on April 28.
Cleared the bases with a two-out double against Nebraska, pushing across a career-high three runs on May 8.
Posted two hits, one which was a double, and scored a run in the series finale against Wichita State on May 19.
Had a career-day in the MVC Tournament semifinal win over Illinois State - finishing 4-4 from the plate with a run scored and two driven in and a stolen base on May 24.
Delivered the go-ahead and winning runs against Southern Illinois in the MVC Tournament title game, his second straight two-RBI game on May 26.
Named to the MVC All-Tournament team, finishing the tournament with six hits and five runs driven in, including the winning runs in the championship game.
2008-11 (Mason City High School)
Led his team to back-to-back state tournaments, finishing as Central Iowa Metro League champions and state runner-up his senior season.
Jake led Mason City to a 36-10 overall record in 2011, earning first-team all-conference, all-area and All-State honors.
Peter claimed the Cy Young, Silver Bat, and Gold Glove Awards in 2011.
Also earned first-team all-conference, all-area and All-State honors his sophomore and junior seasons.
Was named the team MVP in baseball following his junior and senior seasons.
Voted the Player of the Year in the state of Iowa by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association in 2011.
Earned varsity letters in baseball all four years, track his sophomore through senior seasons, basketball his sophomore and senior years, football his junior year.
Holds single season records for home runs (13), walks (31) and saves (6).
Career record holder in hits (206), RBI (126), home runs (21), runs (187), doubles (56) and saves (10) at Mason City HS.
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