Kansas Jayhawks

Sarah Peters

Position Goalkeeper
Height 5'10''
Class Junior
Hometown Lee's Summit, Mo.
High School Lee's Summit North HS

Started all 25 matches in goal for that Jayhawks … Tallied 11 solo shutouts, tying a single-season program record … Posted a goals-against average of 0.75, the third-lowest for a goalkeeper in program history … Named the Most Outstanding Defender and to the All-Tournament team at the Big 12 Championship after allowing just one goal and posting 12 saves in KU’s three victories in the event … Finished the season with a 17-5-3 record as the Jayhawk keeper, with the 17 victories ranking third in the KU record books … Tied a season-high with seven saves in a shutout victory in the Jayhawks’ NCAA Second Round victory of Xavier (11/22) … Went 441-consecutive minutes without conceding a goal from Nov. 8-24, the fourth-longest streak in school history … Claimed Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week honors in back-to-back weeks (10/15, 10/22) after three-straight shutouts and 17 saves in a three-match span … Named to Academic All-Big 12 First Team, posting perfect 4.0 GPA.

Selected to the Big 12 All-Freshman team … Started each of the Jayhawks’ 21 matches … Averaged 94.7 minutes per game … Began her season with a shutout in her first-career collegiate start, blanking Pepperdine (8/17) with the help of two saves … Became the first freshman in school history to tally a clean sheet in the first three matches of her career … Helped the Kansas defense to post nine shutouts and four shutout streaks of 200 minutes or longer on the year … Recorded 57 saves and 12 wins.

A three-year letter winner for Ryan Kelley’s Lee’s Summit North squad that has claimed three-straight district titles and is coming off a conference championship and a runner-up finish in the Class 4 state tournament last year … Named the Class 4 Missouri Goalkeeper of the Year following her junior year in 2017 after she tallied 12 shutouts, a goals-against average of 0.69 and collected 156 saves in leading the Broncos to a 22-4-0 record … Also garnered First Team All-State, All-Conference and All-District selections in 2017 which follow All-District honors in each of the two years prior.

Will forego playing for Lee’s Summit North as a senior after joining Sporting Blue Valley’s Development Academy for her final year before joining the Jayhawks.

Daughter of Russ and Jill Peters … Has one twin sibling, Garret (19).