Sarah Peterson
Sarah Peterson
Year: SO
Hometown: Carlsbad, NM
Previous School: Carlsbad

2013 Outdoor:  Posted season best time of 5:29.18 in the 1,500M run at the SPC Open on May 4.

2013 Indoor:  Posted season best times of 11:43.39 in the 3,000M run and 5:29.06 in the mile run.

2012 Cross Country:  Competed in each of the Lady Texan’s seven meets during the season, including the national cross country and half marathon championships … Finished 46th overall with a time of 19:50.8 at the cross country championships and was 16th at the half marathon.

High School: Graduated in 2012 … Competed in cross country as well as various track events including the 3200M, 1600M, 800M, and 400M runs … also ran anchor leg on 4x400M and 1600M sprint medley relay … Named to All-District Academic team for cross country and track in 2011-12 … Active in National Honor Society … Received the President's award for Academic Excellence and was named AAUW Girl of the Month.

Intended College Major: Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, traveling, and riding her horse, Jack.

Personal: Born April 30, 1994 in Carlsbad, N.M., Sarah is the daughter of Steve and Glenell and she has two siblings, Emily and Eric … Chose to attend SPC because of the experiences of a friend who recently ran for the Lady Texans … Hopes to set new personal records while contributing to the success of the team while also working to earn an associates in pre-veterinary medicine … Favorite athlete is Brett Favre.