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    Anna Petersen
    Anna Petersen

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Aurora, Ill.

    High School:
    Metea Valley

    Height:
    6-2

    Position:
    U

    B/T:
    R/R



    02/09/2014

    School-Record First Inning Gives NU 13-2 (5) Win

    Wildcats plate 11 in the first frame to top Boise State in Kajikawa Classic finale

    2014: Appeared in three games as a pinch hitter ... In the first appearance, against Boise State (2/8), on the third pitch she faced in college and the first swing she took, launched an incredible, towering solo home run to left field for her first collegiate hit ... Drew a walk against Penn State (2/16) as a pinch hitter.

    High School: A multi-sport athlete who earned 12 letters across golf, basketball and softball, already has accumulated five Upstate Eight All-Conference awards in those sports (two in golf, two in softball and one in basketball) ... Two-time all-area honoree in softball with one basketball selection ... Two-time sectional qualifier in golf ... As a sophomore, batted .442 with a 1.279 OPS, 10 home runs and 45 RBIs ... As a junior, hit .495 with a 1.473 OPS, nine home runs and 34 RBIs ... Played club with the Illinois Chill 18U Gold Quinn team ... Eight total Upstate Eight Academic All-Conference awards ... National Merit Scholar Semi-Finalist ... High Honor Roll all semesters of high school ... Carries a 4.67 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

    Personal: Born Anna Therese Petersen ... Daughter of Bob and Molly Petersen ... Father played baseball and football at Iowa State ... Grandfather is a Northwestern alum ... Oldest of six children ... Chose Northwestern over Michigan State and Illinois ... Plans to major in engineering.

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