35 Zac Peterson
35 - Zac Peterson
Height: 6-0
Weight: 213
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Holt, Mich.
High School: Holt
Position: LB
Major: Integrative Physiology and Health Science
gp 10
tk 102.0
sac 1
int -
ffum 1

College Career:

2016

  • All-MIAA First Team Defense
  • Led the MIAA with 102 tackles, including 44 solo efforts.
  • Posted a season-high 20 tackles (9-11--20) against Hope College (Oct. 8).
  • Tallied 10 or more tackles in five games.
  • Notched nine tackles for loss, including three against Hope College (Oct. 8).
  • Recorded one sack, which came at Kalamazoo College (Oct. 1). 

2015

  • All-MIAA Second Team Defense selection.
  • Received MIAA Defensive Player of the Week honors after recording a team-high 13 tackles as well as two tackles for loss and one sack against Trine (Oct. 3).
  • Named HERO Sports D3 Defensive Hero of the Week after recording eight tackles and three sacks at Illinois Wesleyan (Sept. 12).
  • Led the team in tackles with 104, including a team-high 51 solos and 53 assists.
  • Ranked 40th in NCAA Division III and led the MIAA in total tackles per game.
  • Led the MIAA in tackles by a linebacker.
  • Posted 14.5 tackles for loss - third on the team, while finishing second with 8.5 sacks.
  • Ranked 34th in NCAA Division III for sacks and 76th for tackles for loss.
  • Finished fourth in the MIAA in tackles for loss and tied for second in sacks.
  • Recorded 10 or more tackles in six of his 10 appearances, including a season-high 16 against Rockford (Sept. 19) and at Albion (Nov. 7).

2014

  • Played in seven varsity games.
  • Recorded five solo tackles and two assisted tackles for seven total tackles.

High School: A graduate of Holt High School ... Named to the All-Capital Area Activities Conference first team as a junior and senior ... Also earned CACC all-academic honors.

Community Involvement: Member of National Honor Society ... Also participated in Teens Against Tobacco.

Personal: Father, Jody Peterson, played basketball at Lansing Community College ... Mother, Holly Peterson, also played basketball at Lansing Community College ... Chose Alma College because of the high level of academics and the outstanding facilities ... Majoring in integrative physiology and health science. 

Recent Games
Oct 8 Hope College L, 35-19
Oct 15 Aurora University (IL) W, 38-14
Oct 22 Albion College W, 37-14
Oct 29 at Olivet College L, 36-30
Nov 5 at Trine University (IN) W, 41-33
Nov 12 Adrian College W, 31-27
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 44 28
Assists 58 39
Tackles 102.0 67.0
Tackles per game 10.2 11.2
Sacks 1 1
Sack yards 8 8
Interceptions - -
Returned for touchdown - -
Fumble recoveries 2 2
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 3 St. Vincent College (PA) L, 47-24 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Manchester University (IN) W, 31-20 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Concordia University Wisconsin W, 31-28 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Kalamazoo College W, 56-26 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 Hope College L, 35-19 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Aurora University (IL) W, 38-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Albion College W, 37-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Olivet College L, 36-30 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Trine University (IN) W, 41-33 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Adrian College W, 31-27 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 3 St. Vincent College (PA) L, 47-24 - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Manchester University (IN) W, 31-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Concordia University Wisconsin W, 31-28 - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Kalamazoo College W, 56-26 - - - - - - -
Oct 8 Hope College L, 35-19 - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Aurora University (IL) W, 38-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Albion College W, 37-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Olivet College L, 36-30 - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Trine University (IN) W, 41-33 - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Adrian College W, 31-27 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 3 St. Vincent College (PA) L, 47-24 - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Manchester University (IN) W, 31-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Concordia University Wisconsin W, 31-28 - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Kalamazoo College W, 56-26 - - - - - - -
Oct 8 Hope College L, 35-19 - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Aurora University (IL) W, 38-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Albion College W, 37-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Olivet College L, 36-30 - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Trine University (IN) W, 41-33 - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Adrian College W, 31-27 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 3 St. Vincent College (PA) L, 47-24 - - - - - 0
Sep 10 at Manchester University (IN) W, 31-20 - - - - - 0
Sep 17 at Concordia University Wisconsin W, 31-28 - - - - - 0
Oct 1 at Kalamazoo College W, 56-26 - - - - - 0
Oct 8 Hope College L, 35-19 - - - - - 0
Oct 15 Aurora University (IL) W, 38-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 22 Albion College W, 37-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 29 at Olivet College L, 36-30 - - - - - 0
Nov 5 at Trine University (IN) W, 41-33 - - - - - 0
Nov 12 Adrian College W, 31-27 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 3 St. Vincent College (PA) L, 47-24 - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Manchester University (IN) W, 31-20 - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Concordia University Wisconsin W, 31-28 - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Kalamazoo College W, 56-26 - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 Hope College L, 35-19 - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Aurora University (IL) W, 38-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Albion College W, 37-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Olivet College L, 36-30 - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Trine University (IN) W, 41-33 - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Adrian College W, 31-27 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 3 St. Vincent College (PA) L, 47-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Manchester University (IN) W, 31-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Concordia University Wisconsin W, 31-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Kalamazoo College W, 56-26 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 Hope College L, 35-19 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Aurora University (IL) W, 38-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Albion College W, 37-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Olivet College L, 36-30 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Trine University (IN) W, 41-33 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Adrian College W, 31-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 3 St. Vincent College (PA) L, 47-24 1 - - - - 0
Sep 10 at Manchester University (IN) W, 31-20 1 - - - - 0
Sep 17 at Concordia University Wisconsin W, 31-28 1 - - - - 0
Oct 1 at Kalamazoo College W, 56-26 1 - - - - 0
Oct 8 Hope College L, 35-19 1 - - - - 0
Oct 15 Aurora University (IL) W, 38-14 1 - - - - 0
Oct 22 Albion College W, 37-14 1 - - - - 0
Oct 29 at Olivet College L, 36-30 1 - - - - 0
Nov 5 at Trine University (IN) W, 41-33 1 - - - - 0
Nov 12 Adrian College W, 31-27 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 3 St. Vincent College (PA) L, 47-24 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 10 at Manchester University (IN) W, 31-20 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 17 at Concordia University Wisconsin W, 31-28 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 1 at Kalamazoo College W, 56-26 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 8 Hope College L, 35-19 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 15 Aurora University (IL) W, 38-14 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 22 Albion College W, 37-14 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 29 at Olivet College L, 36-30 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 5 at Trine University (IN) W, 41-33 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 12 Adrian College W, 31-27 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 3 St. Vincent College (PA) L, 47-24 6 8 14.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 2 - -
Sep 10 at Manchester University (IN) W, 31-20 4 3 7.0 - - 1.5 6 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Concordia University Wisconsin W, 31-28 4 4 8.0 - - 0.5 2 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Kalamazoo College W, 56-26 7 3 10.0 1 8 1.5 9 - 1 - - - - - - -
Oct 8 Hope College L, 35-19 9 11 20.0 - - 3 13 1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Aurora University (IL) W, 38-14 2 4 6.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Albion College W, 37-14 3 9 12.0 - - 0 - - 1 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Olivet College L, 36-30 3 3 6.0 - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Trine University (IN) W, 41-33 1 4 5.0 - - 0.5 2 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Adrian College W, 31-27 5 9 14.0 - - 1 1 - - - - - - 1 - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2014-15 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 37 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2014-15 7 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 37 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2014-15 7 - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - -
Total 37 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2014-15 7 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - 0
Total 37 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2014-15 7 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 10 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 37 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2014-15 7 - - - - 0 .0
2015-16 10 - - - - 0 .0
2016-17 10 - - - - 0 .0
2017-18 10 - - - - 0 .0
Total 37 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2014-15 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Total 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2014-15 7 5 2 7.0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 51 53 104.0 10.4 8.5 56 14 67 - 1 0 - - 1 -
2016-17 10 44 58 102.0 10.2 1 8 9 34 1 2 0 - - 3 -
2017-18 10 40 47 87.0 8.7 - - 1.5 3 1 2 0 2 9 2 -
Total 37 140 160 300.0 8.1 9.5 64 24.5 104 2 5 0 2 9 6 -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 6 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 - - - - - - -
Conference 6 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 6 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 5 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 6 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 5 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 10 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 6 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 - - - - 0 .0
Away 5 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 7 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 3 - - - - 0 .0
-
September 3 - - - - 0 .0
October 5 - - - - 0 .0
November 2 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 10 44 58 102.0 10.2 1 8 9 34 1 2 0 - - 3 -
Conference 6 28 39 67.0 11.2 1 8 7 26 1 2 0 - - 1 -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 25 41 66.0 13.2 - - 4 14 1 1 0 - - 3 -
Away 5 19 17 36.0 7.2 1 8 5 20 - 1 0 - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 26 36 62.0 8.9 1 8 5 20 - 2 0 - - 1 -
Losses 3 18 22 40.0 13.3 - - 4 14 1 - - - - 2 -
-
September 3 14 15 29.0 9.7 - - 2 8 - - - - - 2 -
October 5 24 30 54.0 10.8 1 8 5.5 23 1 2 0 - - - -
November 2 6 13 19.0 9.5 - - 1.5 3 - - - - - 1 -