Serving as a co-captain on this year's squad along with classmate D.J. Driscoll ... physical presence was a key defensive midfielder for the Irish in first three seasons ... big, strong athlete who should fill that role again in 2006, while also seeing increased playing time on the offensive end ... possesses strong outside shot and has worked hard to become a more viable scoring threat ... has worked on learning to position himself and dodge offensively ... tough, strong, athletic player who can contribute in a lot of ways ... has solid fundamental skills and a good knowledge of the game ... has the potential to develop into one of the top midfielders in the country ... part of trio of former Babylon High School players on the Irish, along with senior Brandon Schultheis and junior John Greaney ... earned monograms in first three seasons.
AS A JUNIOR: Played in all 11 contests, totaling nine points on five goals and four assists ... collected 22 ground balls ... tied for second on the team in penalties with four, which totaled four minutes ... tallied first goal of the season in an 11-10 loss at #10 Cornell ... recorded an assist and matched career high with four ground balls in a 9-7 win over #10 North Carolina in The First 4 invitational in Carson, Calif. ... registered an assist in wins over Butler (22-6) and #13 Hofstra (9-8 OT) to up his point streak to four games, a career best ... fourth assist of the season came in a 10-9 loss at #19 Dartmouth ... notched a season-high two goals in a 9-6 loss against Denver ... scored a goal and collected three ground balls to help lead the Irish to a 14-13 overtime victory versus Air Force ... had another three-ground ball effort versus Fairfield ... netted his fifth goal in the season-ending 16-5 victory at Ohio State.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Key reserve in Irish midfield as a strong defensive presence ... played in every game and finished with two goals, one assist, and 13 ground balls ... physical player was called for four penalties ... scored first-period goal against #17 Denver to put Irish ahead 3-1 ... also scored goal vs. Fairfield ... registered second career assist at #3 Maryland in finale, setting up Matt Malakoff on the game's first goal ... picked up season-high four ground balls against #17 Ohio State ... collected an important ground ball in final two minutes against Maryland, giving Irish possession that would see Brian Giordano score to put Notre Dame ahead 8-7 ... took season-high four shots against #9 North Carolina ... had two ground balls vs. Stags and Terps.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in all 14 contests ... one of five rookies who saw action in every game during the `03 campaign ... scored four goals and dished off an assist ... recorded first points of his career in 17-3 win over Hartford when he scored three goals and dished off an assist ... collected four ground balls against Denver ... scored one goal and picked up four ground balls in a win over Butler ... picked up two ground balls against both Air Force and Fairfield ... collected 20 ground balls.
PREP AND PERSONAL DATA: Named to the high school All-America team as a senior in 2002 ... three-sport athlete - lacrosse, football and basketball - and 13-time letter winner ... captained the basketball, football, and lacrosse teams his senior year ... an all-conference honoree for each sport all four years ... finished with 259 career points (155 goals and 104 assists) ... two-time all-Long Island honoree in football ... named National Football Foundation scholar athlete as a senior ... recipient of LaBue award for football as top scholar athlete in Suffolk County as a senior ... won Dellacave award as top athlete in Suffolk County ... participant in North/South All-Star Game ... National Honor Society member ... born Dec. 15, 1983 ... carries a 3.075 cumulative GPA ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters as a sociology major.
Peters' Career Statistics