08/04/2013 - College PREP - Council Bluffs (Omaha, NE), IA Zach is a solid, athletic 1B/OF that will graduate in 2014. Foot speed is outstanding as indicated by his 6.94 60 time. At 1B, he moves well laterally, displaying range to both sides. Feet are active and he displays proper footwork around the bag. He is a quality receiver, displaying clean hands as he makes the plays. In the OF, he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls and works to get behind balls, playing through well with momentum to his target. Throws display life, accuracy, and on line carry into his target. At the plate, Petersen continues to shine through an athletic setup with rhythm and balance. Hands are quick, generating plus bat speed through the zone. He shows a feel for the barrel and leverage in his swing with the baseball exploding off the bat when centered. Zach has a ton of potential and will catch the eyes of the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.