Nick Peterson, a 2007 graduate of Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School, is a member of the 2011 Buena Vista University football team. Nick is the son of Mark and Theresa Peterson of Reinbeck, Iowa.
Nick, who transferred to BVU after starting the past two seasons for Iowa Central Community College, will compete for playing time at wide receiver this season. He was a three-time All-District running back for the Rebels in high school and was a participant in the 2007 Shrine Bowl.
The Beavers are guided by sixth-year head coach Jay Anderson and are set to play their first season on the newly installed synthetic field turf. The team kicks-off the season on the road at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville on September 3 before playing the first game on the turf September 10 against Concordia-Moorhead.
Buena Vista University is classified as an NCAA Division III institution and is located along the shores of Storm Lake, Iowa. The University is committed to offering its student-athletes a well-balanced mix of academics and athletics. As a direct extension of the classroom, athletic experience teaches student-athletes life skills they can use throughout their careers teamwork, self-confidence, discipline and an appreciation for the strengths and weaknesses of self and others.