Alexa a utility player from Salem, OR., was named all-state in each of her four seasons of high schoolbag at South Salem. As a senior shortstop in 2010, Peterson first team All-Oregon honors after batting .537 with a .875 slugging percentage with 15 extra base hits, including five home runs, and knocked in 36 runs. She left the Ducks with a .988 fielding percentage.
The Oregon Ducks were 193-54-1 during that 4 year stretch. She helped the Ducks get to the College World Series in two of her four years.
Peterson collected plenty of hardware in college including being named All-Pacific Region and All-Pac-12 four times in each. She was also named to the All-World Series team as a sophomore and earned NFCA First Team All-American honors as a junior.
Four days after graduating from Oregon, Peterson was selected as the 11th overall pick in the 2014 NPF draft. In her four seasons, Peterson is batting .266 with 18 doubles, 8 home runs and 37 RBIs.