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Learning on the run

Posted: Friday, Feb 22nd, 2013

Zach Peters at the 2013 Orange Bowl. (Photo courtesy of Zach Peters)

WACO, Texas — For the greater portion of his life, Zach Peters has either been a Hub or a Huskie, so when he moved down to Waco, Texas, earlier this month to become the assistant director of communications for Baylor University’s men’s baseball team, more than just his job title had been changed.

“I was pretty much thrown into the fire,” Peters said. “I got in town Saturday the 9th, and I started work two days later. I have been learning everything on the run.”

Three days after that, Peters was in the air flying to Irvine, Calif., to cover his first three-game series at the University of California–Irvine, where the Baylor Bears opened their season.

Just a month ago, Peters was in the middle of his fourth year as a Sports Information Director (SID) for Northern Illinois University, and working at Baylor University still was just a pipe dream.

For the complete article see the 02-21-2013 issue.

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