COLLEGIATE CAREER: 2010 (Junior at Creighton) – Started eight of 12 matches played in his first season as a Bluejay ... Started the first six matches of the season before suffering an injury against Dartmouth (Sept. 19) ... Missed eight matches with a sports hernia and groin injury before returning to action against SIU Edwardsville (Oct. 30) ... Returned to the starting lineup in both NCAA Tournament matches, playing 190 of 200 minutes in the postseason ... On the backline for five of Creighton’s eight shutouts ... Played for the Des Moines Menace of the PDL in the summer of 2011.
2008-09 (Doane) – Started 32 of 34 matches played during his two-year stint at NAIA Doane College in Crete, Neb. ... Scored three goals as a freshman in 2008, including the game-winner against Mount Marty on Oct. 25 ... Team was 10-9-0 during both of his seasons with the Tigers ... Team captain during his sophomore season, after which he was named first-team all-Great Plains Athletic Conference.
PREP CAREER: Played club soccer for Omaha FC ... Four-year varsity starter and three-year captain for the Glenwood Rams ... Tabbed first-team all-conference as a junior and senior ... Earned second-team all-state as a senior and honorable-mention all-state honors as a junior ... Played for the top-ranked team in the state as a freshman and senior ... Totalled 18 goals and nine assists for 45 career points ... Lettered three years in baseball ... Member of the Iowa Olympic Development Program.
PERSONAL: The son of Craig and Sue Peters, Jace was born April 10, 1990 in Maryville, Mo. ... Has an older brother, Seth (23) and younger sister, Katie (20) ... Biology major with career ambition to own and operate a chiropractic practice.