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1 Sydney Peterson

Career Statistics

Career: Played in 30 games with 19 starts during her career … Totaled 32 goals and 15 assists for 47 points … Also had six hat tricks and four multiple-assist games … Three-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll.  

2014: Earned a spot in the starting lineup as a senior, starting at attack in all 19 contests … Tied for second on the team in assists (13) while ranking third in points (40) and goals (27) … Her .551 shot percentage was second among Duke’s starters … Finished the season ranked second on the squad in multiple-assist games (4) and tied for second in hat tricks (6) … Tied for third in caused turnovers (12) ... Ranked among the top 20 players in the ACC in assists per game (0.68) … Won a career-best three draw controls in the season opener against Elon (2/7) … Notched her first career hat trick against Northwestern (2/22) … Had a career-best outing against Virginia (3/22), logging three goals and three assists for six points … Also had the game-winner against the Cavaliers … Tallied three goals and picked up a career-high three ground balls in a 7-6 overtime victory at North Carolina (4/16) … Registered at least one point in a career-best nine consecutive contests between March 16 and May 9 … Scored twice in an NCAA First Round victory over Stanford (5/9) … Named to the All-ACC Academic Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll. 

2013: Appeared in six games as a junior, totaling three points on two goals and an assist … Scored one goal and added an assist against Presbyterian (Feb. 10) … Also picked up a career-high two ground balls in the win over the Blue Hose … Added a key goal in a double overtime NCAA Tournament win over Princeton May 10 … Earned a spot on the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2012: Played in two games as a sophomore, making appearances against Bucknell and Virginia Tech ... Scored her first goal of the season against Bucknell ... Also added a draw control against the Bison ... Tallied a goal in ACC action against Virginia Tech.

2011: Made three appearance as a rookie in 2011, earning playing time against Ohio State, Virginia Tech and Saint Mary's ... Registered her first career points with a goal and an assist against Saint Mary's (April 17), while also picking up a ground ball in the contest ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Prior to Duke: Totaled 70 goals and 15 assists as a senior at Notre Dame Prep … Led Maryland Team to Under Armour Underclassmen Tournament Championship … Played club lacrosse for SkyWalkers 2010 Blue Team from 2004-09 … Also lettered four years in field hockey, serving as team captain her senior season … Earned IAAM All-Star, All-Baltimore County and All-Metro honors in field hockey … Member of the Science National Honor Society … Named Maryland Distinguished Scholar honorable mention … Garnered First Honors from 2006-10.

Personal: Sydney Lauren Peterson ... Daughter of Jim and Michele Peterson … Has two brothers (Brent and John) and one sister (Kendall) … Majoring in History and Political Science with a certificate in Markets and Management Studies.

Position: Attack
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
City/State: Towson, Md.
High School: Notre Dame Prep
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