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Sarah Peters - Women's Soccer - Kansas Jayhawks

Sarah Peters

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

SENIOR (2021)

  • Started four matches in goal.
  • Recorded three shutouts to make her first in program history with 29 career shutouts.
  • Posted a .938 save percentage.
  • Selected to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.
  • Named Big 12 Goalkeeper of the Week on Aug. 31 after two shutouts against Saint Louis and Iowa.
  • Holds a top-five spot on five of KU’s career records following the season including: 1, Shutouts (29), 1. Goals Against Average (0.82), T-2nd. Wins (36), 3. Save Percentage (.791) and T-3rd. Games Played (63).

JUNIOR (2020)

  • Started all 13 matches in goal for KU.
  • Tallied six solo shutouts to bring career total to 26 to sit second on KU’s all-time list.
  • Was a 2021 Dr. Gerald Lage award recipient for her work in the classroom.
  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.
  • Earned Big 12 Goalkeeper of the Week honors three times this season following games against Texas, Oklahoma State and Iowa State.
  • Recorded 41 saves in 2020, including a season-high seven against Texas on Sept. 11.
  • Finished with a .730 goals against average to sit second on KU’s single-season records after only allowing 10 goals in 1,225 minutes played.


  • 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.