Men's Basketball - Jordan Petersen, Guard, 6-2, 185, Senior, Strum, Wis./Eleva-Strum
Petersen led the Blugolds in scoring twice this weekend as they split wins at the season-opening UW-Platteville Gabe Miller Tip-Off Classic. Friday in a 76-40 victory over Emmaus Bible College (Iowa), Petersen tied for a game-high 13 points while also leading Eau Claire with four steals. Saturday he finished with a double-double, scoring 25 points and pulling down 10 rebounds, both of which were game-highs, but the Blugolds came up just short to Goshen College (Ind.) 79-73. For the week, he went 13-for-22 from the field (59.1 percent), including 5-for-7 from beyond the arc, and also went 7-for-10 (70 percent) from the free throw line. Petersen also pulled down 12 rebounds and finished with five assists and five steals.