Outstanding Scholars and Athletes
Owls Place Fifth
Owls in Fourth
Breaks Own School Record
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.
Indoor: 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.