23 Dale Peterson
23 Dale Peterson
Height: 6-2
Weight: 155
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sarasota, FL
High School: Saint Stephens
Position: M

2008: Appeared in three games off the bench.

2007: Made his first career start against UW-Milwaukee... Started five games overall and appeared in 13.

Before Yale: A two-time all-state and all-area selection at the Saint Stephens Episcopal School... An injury in his senior year limited him to two games... Team captain and selected team most valuable player as a junior... Saint Stephens was ranked first in the state in his sophomore and junior seasons and captured the district championship in 2004... Played for the IMG Soccer Academy as a freshman... Played club soccer for Brandon FC, which reached the semifinals of the State Cup... Member of the Florida ODP team... Before moving to Florida, was captain of the New Jersey ODP team and was a Region I pool player... Also lived in Brazil where he played for E.C. Vitoria.

Notes: Younger brother, Kevin, is a freshman on the Yale men's soccer team this fall.

Says Coach Tompkins: "Dale is one of our most technically-gifted players and will look to establish himself as a midfield playmaker."