The ninth-ranked Colorado State volleyball team closed the regular season with a 3-0 sweep vs. UNLV to improve to 28-1. After, the team was presented the 2013 Mountain West championship trophy. [Photo by Dan Byers]
The No. 10 CSU Rams won their 25th straight match, tying a MW record, with a sweep over Air Force on Nov. 15. Photos by Tim O'Hara.
AWARDS & HONORS:
Team Bomb Squad MVP (2011, 12)
Academic All-Mountain West (2011, 12)
2012 (JUNIOR): Saw limited action due to a recurring back injury... Finished the year with nine kills, including a season-best four on eight attacks in a four-set victory over FIU (Sept. 8)... Against Rhode Island (Aug. 25), she registered three kills and a career-high two service aces, totaling a season-best 6.0 points... For the second consecutive season, was named the Team Bomb Squad MVP, given annually to the top player on the scout team... Earned her second Academic All-Mountain West nod for her performance in the classroom... Was expected to play with the USA/Bring It Promotions Global Challenge Developmental Team in China over the summer, but was forced to pull out because of a back injury after training with the team for one day in Anaheim, Calif.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in 33 sets for the Rams, recording 17 kills on .351 hitting... Also tallied 11 blocks on the year... Set a career high with six block assists at Air Force (Oct. 22)... Recorded two kills and two digs in 3-0 sweep over Seattle (Oct. 6)... Notched three kills and a block assist vs. Air Force (Sept. 22)... Made the most of one set vs. McNeese State (Aug. 27), recording five kills on .625 hitting, a career-best hitting percentage... Made her CSU debut at Arkansas (Aug. 26)... Earned 2011 Academic All-Mountain West honors for her performance in the classroom.
2010 (REDSHIRT): Redshirted during the 2010 season after transferring from Santa Clara
2009 (FRESHMAN): Transferred to Colorado State from Santa Clara University... Appeared in eight matches (11 sets) as a true freshman for the Broncos... Notched 18 kills, one assist, five digs and eight assisted blocks on the season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Is a 2009 graduate of Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village, Colo. ... Earned all-state, offensive MVP and team captain honors as a senior... Helped the Bruins to an undefeated 31-0 season to win the 2008 state title as a junior... Her team finished 10th at the USA Volleyball Girls' Junior National Championships (18s open division)... As team captain, she was named to the all-tournament team at the regional qualifier... Played club volleyball with Colorado Performance for four years, playing for coach John Chasey.
PERSONAL: Born June 7, 1991, in Denver, Colo. ... Daughter of Mark and Jennifer Peters... Has one younger sister, Madeline... Member of the National Honor Society in high school... Enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and swimming... Majoring in business administration at CSU with a focus in marketing.