Jonathan Peterson
Jonathan  Peterson


Clovis, Calif.

High School:
Clovis HS '07

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 145

Human Development


Grab, Halsted, Cheung garner year-end honors

Tennis teams claimed Welch and Leach GPA awards


Aggies run for NCAA Berth at West Regionals in Seattle

Coming off third-place finishes at conference meet, UC Davis heads to Washington in search of trip to Nationals


Aggies head to Stanford with heavy hearts

UC Davis toes the line for the first time since the loss of their teammate


Wartenburg Steps Down From Aggie Cross Country and Track

Former Aggie coach helped five cross country and track and field teams capture Big West Conference championships


Peterson Concludes Season at NCAA Championships

Senior Jonathan Peterson finishes 71st overall at national championship meet

2010: DIVISION I ALL-AMERICAN... ALL-REGION... BIG WEST CONFERENCE MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR... BIG WEST CONFERENCE INDIVIDUAL CHAMPION... Finished 14th overall at NCAA Div. I Cross Country Championships with a time of 30:09.1... Becomes first Div. I All-American in UC Davis' cross country history and is first male cross country runner to advance to national championship... Advanced to national meet by way of fifth-place finish at NCAA West Region Championship, crossing the line in a time of 30:07.41... UC Davis' first men's Big West Conference individual champion, winning the conference meet in a time of 23:40.2, over 17 seconds faster than the second-place finisher... Led Aggie men to first team title and was named the conference's Male Athlete of the Year... Opened season by winning the Hornet Jamboree in a time of 19:53 (9/11)... Aggies' top finisher at Stanford Invitational, finishing 14th overall (9/25)... Named Big West Athlete of the Week for his performance at Stanford... Set course record at Oct. 16 Bronco Invitational, winning the race in a time of 23:45.1... Selected as recipient of UC Davis' Colby E. "Babe" Slater Award as outstanding male athlete.

2009: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE, placing 7th at league championship meet... Aggies' top finisher in four meets: Hornet Jamboree (1st overall), ISU Pre-Nationals (68th), Big West Conference and NCAA West Regional (17th)... Also finished 9th at Stanford Invite, just behind teammate Russ Pfaff.

2008: Redshirted.

2007: Raced in four meets, including Big West Conference (23rd) and NCAA West Region (43rd) championships... Was team's top finisher at regional and Santa Clara Invitational (15th).

UC DAVIS TRACK & FIELD: Qualified for NCAA West Regional in 2010, placing 22nd in 5,000 (14:28.83)... Shattered school 5K record at Stanford Invite, then broke it again at Payton Cardinal Invitational (14:03.25)... Ran mile of 4:03.89 at Brutus Hamilton Invitational, which converts to 3:45.85 over 1,500, good for 2nd in school history... Also had team's season-best 3K of 8:16.50, also 2nd all-time... Placed 3rd in 1,500 (3:51.17), 4th in 5,000 (14:45.55) at Big West Conference Championships... Broke own indoor 3,000 record with 8:11.52 at UW Invitational... Finished 7th in 1,500 (3:50.52), 9th in 5,000 (14:38.93) at Big West meet as a sophomore... Hit season-best 5K time of 14:38.93 at Brutus Hamilton Invite... Posted Aggies' season-best times in 1,500 (3:50.37) and 3,000 (8:20.80) in 2008, both at Causeway Dual... Also placed 5th at Cal-Nevada state meet in 1,500 (3:54.76)... Won 3K at All-Cal Challenge at 8:24.11.

CLOVIS HS '07: Placed 6th (15:27) at state cross country championships as a senior, earning all-state honors... Also made state meet as a junior, finishing 28th overall (16:27)... Garnered All-Tri-River Athletic Conference three times, All-Central Section twice in cross country... Captured 1,600 title (4:15.92) at Central Section masters meet in 2007... Placed 3rd in 1,600, 5th in 3,200 at section championships as a junior... Two-year state meet qualifier in track.

PERSONAL: Born in Colorado... Majoring in human development... Parents are Mark & Sally Peterson... Hopes to one day break the four-minute barrier in the mile.