Started a team-high 15 games and made 18 appearances for the Rebels ... Posted a 7-5 mark and led the team in wins (7), complete games (1), shutouts (1), innings pitched (92.2) and strikeouts (110) ... Set career-high marks and ranked among the top-10 in the Mountain West Conference in nearly every category ... Was one of only two pitchers in the conference to strike out over 100 batters ... Struck out 10 or more batters four times, including a career-high 11 batters in just six innings in a 12-4 win over Northwestern (March 11) ... Threw at least 5.0 innings in all but one start ... Earned Mountain West Conference Pitcher of the Week April 12th after throwing a complete-game, five hitter, striking out 10 while walking just one at Utah (April 9) ... Struck out 10 batters and walked three in 8.0 innings of work against Air Force (April 30) ... Named to the Academic All-MWC team for the second straight year.
Made an immediate impact as a rookie, starting 13 games and making 15 total appearances ... Went 5-7 with a 4.90 ERA ... The five wins tied for the staff lead and the ERA was second ... Struck out a team-high 59 batters while issuing just 19 walks ... Struck out five or more batters in a game seven times ... Worked one of the most dominating performances in recent Rebel history, allowing just one hit while striking out seven in a complete-game shut out of Northern Colorado on April 17 ... It was just the fifth complete-game one-hitter by a Rebel pitcher and first since 1985 ... Was named the Co-MWC Pitcher of the Week on April 20 following that performance ... Earned his first career win against Saint Peter's on Feb. 28, giving up two runs on four hits in five efficient innings of work ... Struck out a season-high nine batters and did not walk anyone in six innings of work against Butler on March 7 to earn his second career win ... Punched out eight Aztec batters in seven innings on April 10 ... Did not walk a batter in four consecutive starts, a span that included 27 innings pitched and 25 strikeouts ... Named to the Academic All-MWC team
A 2008 graduate from Royal HS in Simi Valley, Calif. ... Earned three letters for the Highlanders as both a pitcher and center fielder ... Played for head coach Don Maye ... Team made the state playoffs from 2006-08 ... Had a 2.60 ERA and 71 strikeouts during senior season, as he was named first team all-league with a 7-5 record ... Posted a 1.74 ERA with 64 strikeouts and a 5-2 record in 2007 ... Named the team MVP his junior season.
Tanner Ray Peters was born on Aug. 6, 1990, in Simi Valley, CA ... The son of Robin and Dennis Peters ... Has two older sisters, Heather and Brenna ... Undecided on a major.