Peter Rivera   |   #9   |   3B/1B

Bats/Throws: R/R

Height: 5-11

Weight: 205

Hometown: Wellington, Fla.

Previous School: Florida State College of Jacksonville

Eligibility: R-Sr.

Major: Pre Med

Baseball: Peter Rivera

Born December 9th, 1993... Pre Med major with a business minor... Aspires to become a professional baseball player or a doctor... Chose PBA because of the baseball team and the Christian passion... Favorite team is the New York Yankees... Favorite athlete is Derek Jeter... Favorite verse is Psalm 23:4... Son of Milagos Guillermo Rivera... Has one brother: James.

2017 (Senior)
Peter spent the season as the Sailfish starting third baseman, making 46 starts on the year … finished with a .289 batting average, with 37 runs batted in … had 11 doubles and four home runs on the season … finished his Sailfish career second in career doubles in PBA’s Division II era … had three hits in both games of a doubleheader against Lynn University on March 11 … had 16 multi-hit games on the season, including four of his final five games … had a two home run game against No. 9 ranked Tampa on April 29.

2016 (Junior)
Played in and started the team’s first 33 games before an injury ended his season at Florida Southern…made 32 starts at third base and one as DH…was leading the team with a .356 average before being injured…led the team with 14 doubles on the season and was second with four home runs…47 hits finished second on the team as did his 30 RBIs despite missing almost 20 games…walked 13 times and had a .401 on-base percentage…had 13 multi-hit games and the team’s only five-hit game…that five-hit effort came against Delta State (2/12) where he homered, doubled, drove in two and scored four times…he homered again in the series against Delta State the next day…drove in a season-high four at Florida Tech (3/19) with three hits including a pair of doubles…had seven hits in the series against Barry (3/24-3/25) with two three-hit games.

2015 (Sophomore)
Transferred in at the semester break and made an immediate impact for the Sailfish, starting in 46 of the 47 games he played in... Finished the year with a .314 batting average, a team-high 17 doubles, 31 RBI, 30 runs scored, three triples, and two home runs... Transitioned from third base to first base for the season, committing only four errors while manning the new position... Had 18 multi-hit games during the year, while also driving in multiple runs on eight occasions and scoring two or more runs six times... Got his first PBA hit against the University of West Alabama on February 6th... Smacked a season-high four hits, which included three doubles and a triple, scored a career-best five runs and drove home three more against New Haven University on March 14th... Finished the season on fire, going 11-for-19 with six RBI and runs scored, two doubles and a home run at the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) World Series... Had his best game of the World Series in an elimination game against Toccoa Falls in which he went 3-for-5 with three runs score, three RBI, a double and a homer... His tremendous effort earned him a spot on the NCCAA World Series All-Tournament team.

Received his Associate's degree from Florda State College of Jacksonville.

Competed on the baseball team at Wellington High School where he played third base for head coach Scott Riddle... Was named a First Team All-Star for the Wolverines.

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