Women's Track & Field

Sophie Peeters
Sophie Peeters


Houston, Texas

High School:
Awty International School


Middle Distance



Rice Women's Track & Field Trio Selected to C-USA All-Academic Team

Senior Trio


Wade, Pye, and Peeters Named Academic All-District VII

Outstanding Scholars and Athletes


Becky Wade and Sharae Robinson Win C-USA Gold

Owls Place Fifth


Uke Places Fourth in C-USA Outdoor Shot Put

Owls in Fourth


Wade Sets New Rice 5000m Standard

Breaks Own School Record


Night of the Owl

Presented by the "R" Association, the 2012 Night of the Owl celebration recognized Rice's top scholar-athletes.

2009 C-USA Indoor 7th, 800m, 2:13.18

2012 C-USA Indoor 8th, 800m, 2:13.72


800m - 2:10.97, 2012 Texas A&M Invitational
Mile - 5:10.72, 2012 Leonard Hilton Invitational

800m - 2:11.13, 2009 C-USA Outdoor
1500m - 4:47.59, 2009 Victor Lopez Bayou Classic

Phi Beta Kappa

Cross Country:
Placed 18th at the HBU Invitational (18:51).

Indoor: Finished ninth in mile (5:10.72) at Leonard Hilton Invitational... Placed third in 800m (2:13.88) at Houston Indoor Invitational... 800m time of 2:14.09 at Meyo Invitational... Placed third in 800m (2:10.97) at Texas A&M Invitational... Placed eighth in 800m (2:13.72) at C-USA Indoor.

Outdoor: 800m time of 2:12.23 at Stanford's Cardinal Invitational... 800m prelim time of 2:19.51 at C-USA Championship.

Cross Country:
Placed 17th at the Rice Invitational (15:43) and 26th at the HBU/Puma Invitational (15:26).

Indoor: Placed second in the mile (5:03.47) at the Houston Indoor Invitational... Ran mile time of 5:16.70 at Texas A&M Challenge... Placed 10th in 800m pre-lim (2:15.56) at C-USA Indoor.

Outdoor: Placed 11th in 800m (2:27.85) at Victor Lopez Classic... Second in 800m (2:18.58) at SFA Alumni Invitational... 1500m time of 5:01.66 at Mt. SAC Relays... 800m prelim time of 2:15.99 at C-USA Outdoor.

C-USA All-Academic Team
Cross Country:
Placed 18th at Rice Invitational (16:02.8) and 17th at HBU Invitational (17:52.6).

Indoor: Sixth in 800m (2:12.59) at Texas A&M Challenge... Placed second in 800m at UH All-Comers with a time of 2:14.74... Finished third in 800m (2:19.81) at Leonard Hilton Memorial and 10th (2:21.06) at Houston Indoor Invitational... Fourth in 800m (2:12.50) at C-USA Indoor.

Outdoor: Placed fourth in the 800m (2:14.57) and 12th in 1500m (4:47.59) at Victor Lopez Classic... Sixth in 800m (2:16.50) at Michael Johnson Classic... Placed second in 800m (2:12.74) at Duckett/Rice Twilight... Placed first in 800m (2:13.58) at Rice Field & Track Meet... 10th in 800m prelim (2:12.17) at C-USA Outdoor.

: Finished seventh at the C-USA Indoor in the 800m (2:13.18) after qualifying in a personal-best 2:11.39... Had set her previous personal record while finishing seventh at the Texas A&M Invitational in the 800 (2:13.53)... Sixth in 800m (2:20.16) at Leonard Hilton Memorial and fourth (2:16.93) at Houston Invitational.

Outdoor: Finished third in 800m at Victor Lopez Bayou Classic (2:15.13) and third at the Duckett/Rice Twilight with a time of 2:11.62... Placed 11th in 1500m (4:49.21) at Victor Lopez Bayou Classic... Posted qualifying time of 2:11.13 in 800m and placed sixth in the final at 2:14.80 at C-USA Outdoor.

2008 graduate of Awty International School, located near the Rice campus... Won a total of 10 gold medals in her career at the TAPPS state meet for coaches Robert Sload and Sam Waugh... Won four consecutive 5A titles in the 800m, ran a leg on four straight championship 4x400 relays, and won a pair of titles (2006 & 2007) in the 400m... Has personal bests of 58.0 in the 400m and 2:13.9 in the 800m... Earned All-State honors in cross country as a junior and senior... Awty won state titles in 2005 and 2007... Class valedictorian as both a freshman and junior.... Member of the National Honor Society and the French Honor Society.

Full name: Sophie Monique Peeters... Born: July 18 1990 at Liege, Belgium... Parents: Gert and Marie-Helene Peeters (one brother, one sister)... College: Hanszen.

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Hanszen College

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