|Denise Peters - 20
Tied for club lead in goals scored with four…had a two-goal affair, which included the game-winner, in a 4-0 victory over Memphis (10/7)…for her performance against the Tigers, she garnered C-USA Offensive Player of the Week honors and named to the Soccer America Team of the Week…followed Memphis encounter with a goal against Cincinnati (10/13) and Louisville (10/15)…added an assist at Saint Louis (10/22)…played in all 19 matches with 17 starts…ranks second in career game-winning goals (five), fifth in goals scored (15) and fifth in most points (33)…awarded her second C-USA Academic Medal for 3.75 or better GPA…named to C-USA Commissioner’s honor roll, as well as earned Athletic Director’s honor roll in the Fall and Spring, the Dean’s List in the Fall and Presidential honors in the Spring.
Started 19 matches and played in 20 for the Blazers last season...scored two goals against DePaul (9/ 24) and Houston (10/17)...recorded game winners against Tulane (9/19), DePaul (9/24) and Houston (10/17)...received the C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal of Honor for the 1999-00 academic year and was named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the second consecutive year...named 1999 Second- Team all-Conference USA...named to the Athletics Director’s honor roll for Fall and Spring of 1999-00, the President’s List Fall and Spring of 1999-00...selected to the Chi Alpha Sigma National Athlete Honor Society.
Played in 19 out of the 20 matches for the Blazers ...recorded three goals and two assists on the season...named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the 1998-99 academic year...named to Athletic Director’s honor roll fall quarter 1998 and winter and spring quarters 1999...named to the President’s List winter quarter 1999...made the Dean’s List spring quarter 1999.
A multi-sport athlete at Jacksonville High School … earned varsity letters and numerous honors in soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball and track … a two-time All-State and Academic All-State performer in soccer … second leading scorer on her team as a senior with 16 goals (also led team in assists) … class salutatorian, member of National Honor Society and Bryant-Jordan Scholar-Athlete Regional Award-winner.
Denise Michelle Peters … born Sep. 11, 1980 in Anniston, Ala. … daughter of Douglas and Mary Jane Peters … a psychology (Pre-Med) major.