Sarah Peters
Sarah  Peters


Petaluma, Calif.

High School:
Petaluma HS



Managerial Economics


McKeegan clutch en route to Big West weekly award

Senior shines on both sides of the ball en route to first career honor


Smith's Stops Secure Big West Weekly Honors

Junior goalkeeper nets second career award after record tying week

2008: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM...BIG WEST ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE...Started all 17 games...Played all available minutesw in goal (1602:36)...Posted 1.12 GAA to go along with four shutouts...Finished 4th in the Big West in GAA and tied for third in shutouts...Upped her career shutout total to 7 entering the 2009 season...First shutout came in scoreless tie against San Jose State (8/29) in which she saved 5 shots...Helped secure 1-0 shutout at Sacramento State (9/12) with two saves...Another scoreless shutout came against UC Riverside (10/10)...Final shutout was against Cal Poly (10/26)...Did not allow more than two goals in any game, helping to make UC Davis the only team in the Big West to not allow more than two goals in a game...Had eight-game stretch from Sept. 12 to Oct. 12 where she allowed a total of six goals...Also picked up her first career assist against Utah Valley (9/21) on a goal by Rochelle Vanbuskirk.

2007: BIG WEST ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE...Started all 12 games she appeared in...Posted 1.19 GAA with a team-leading three shutouts...Finished season with 48 saves and four victories...Had impressive start to her collegiate career with consecutive shutouts in Aggies' first two games...First shutout came against Kent State (8/31) followed by another 1-0 blanking of Fresno State (9/2)...Efforts led to Big West Conference Player of the Week honor...Third shutout of the year came at San Jose State (10/17) when she stopped three shots and picked up her fourth win...Led team with over 1,059 minutes in goal.

2006: Redshirted.

PETALUMA HS '06: Three-sport standout, earning All-Sonoma County League and All-Redwood Empire in soccer (three times), basketball (three times) and football (once)... Selected as Athlete of the Year by the Santa Rosa Press Democrat as a senior... Played keeper in soccer, point guard in basketball, placekicker in football... Converted 23 of 24 PATs and 4 of 5 field goals for Trojans in 2006... Captured North Coast Section Scholar-Athlete distinction each year, holding down a composite grade-point average of better than 4.0... Also played softball as a freshman, helping team win NCS title... Played club soccer for Santa Rosa United, earning Player of the Year honors in 2006... Led team to State Cup title in 2005 and Surf Cup championships in 2004 and 2005... Chosen as Surf Cup MVP in 2005.

PERSONAL: Born in Santa Rosa, Calif.... Majoring in environmental policy analysis & planning... Parents are Jeff & Margaret Peters, both are UC Davis alumni... Oldest brother, Andrew, played football and golf at Claremont-McKenna... Older brother, Ben, is a graduate of Cal Poly.