A two-time all-conference keeper and three-year letterwinner, Petersen leads an experienced Simpson back line in 2012. The senior is coming off a career-high 11 wins in 2011 and hopes to improve upon that number in 2012. Entering her senior year, Petersen is tied for second in Simpson history in career shutouts (12), third in saves (202) and goals against average (1.28) and fourth in wins (22).
Appeared in 21 games, starting 19 ... named honorable mention all-conference ... won a career-best 11 games in goal, going 11-5-1 ... made 83 saves and posted a 1.46 goals against average ... turned in three clean sheets and helped Simpson to 10 shutouts as a team, third in the Iowa Conference ... helped team post a 1.17 goals against average, also third in the league ... made a career-high 15 saves in a 2-1 loss at Wartburg on oct. 8 ... earned a varsity letter.
Appeared in 14 games, starting 10 ... went 3-5-1 with 38 saves and a 1.47 goals against average ... turned in two shutouts ... earned a varsity letter.
Appeared in 16 matches, starting 12 ... earned first team all-conference honors ... named as the team Debutante for top newcomer ... went 6-3 in the final nine matches ... made 89 saves for a 0.98 goals against average ... totaled seven shutouts ... made 10 or more saves on three occasions, making a season-high 14 in a 1-0 loss to Loras on Oct. 31 ... earned a varsity letter.
A 2009 graduate of Indianola High School ... coached by Jan Aldridge ... named first team All-Conference as a senior ... earned second team honors as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... earned Academic All-Conference honors four times ... named team MVP as a junior and served as captain during last two seasons ... also an All-Conference performer in volleyball, earning Indianola Record Herald and Tribune Volleyball Player of the Year honors as a senior ... a member of the National Honor Society.
Born April 14, 1991 ... daughter of Jeff and Mary Petersen ... majoring in athletic training ... has two brothers, Alex and Nicholas.
* updated through 2012 season