#12 Claire Peterson
|HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)||Peoria, Ill. (Dunlap HS)|
2012: Played in 29 matches, started 15 matches and played in 82 sets … Had a career-high 11 kills vs. Florida Gulf Coast (10/12).
2011: Played in 31 sets and started in five matches and played in 10 matches … Had eight digs vs. Central Arkansas (8/27) ... Sat the rest of the season due to an injury.
2010: Made four starts and appeared in 14 matches as a freshman... Had four kills in her first career start, against Western Kentucky (Sep. 18)... Set a career-high eight kills against Marshall (Sep. 18)... Had a career-high three blocks against Saint Louis (Sep. 17).
High School: Team captain for 2007 and 2009. …Team MVP in 2007. …Unanimous First Team All-Conference selection for 2007, 2008, 2009. …2008 and 2007 volleyball regional champions. …Lettered in volleyball three years and track and field for four years. …Holds the Dunlap High School long jump record (17 feet, 1.5 inches). …Ninth place in Class 2A long jump (All-State). …11th place Class 2A 200-meter run. …High Honor roll all four years of high school. …National Honor Society. …Valedictorian of her class with 4.0 GPA.
Personal: Parents are Susan and Duane Peterson. …One sister, Mary; one brother, Johnny. …Went on a mission trip to Appalachia in 2008. …Her father ran cross country and track for Augustana College. …She has a cousin who plays soccer for West Virginia University.