#14 Tracy Peitz | Forward
Hometown: Hartington, Neb.
Previous School: Hartington Cedar Catholic
Major: Biology; Pre-Dentistry
2014-15 NAIA Second Team All-America
2014-15 First Team All-GPAC
2014-15 Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska First Team
2014-15 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete
2014-15 NAIA First Team All-Tournament
2014-15 CIT All-Tournament
2014-15 WBCA NAIA Honorable Mention All-America
2013-14 NAIA Third Team All-America
2013-14 GPAC Defensive Player of the Year
2013-14 First Team All-GPAC
2013-14 Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska First Team
2013-14 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete
2012-13 Honorable Mention All-GPAC
2012-13 Omaha World-Herald Honorable Mention All-Nebraska
Peitz played in 36 games, making 35 starts during a second team All-America season ... averaged 11.9 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.3 steals and 2.1 assists while playing an average of 22.5 minutes per game ... became the 23rd member of the program's 1,000-point club in the win over Dakota Wesleyan on 12-19-14 ... posted a season high 21 points in the win over College of Saint Mary on 3-13-15 ... grabbed a season best 12 rebounds in the national semifinal win over Briar Cliff on 3-16-15 ... notched five steals on four occasions ... averaged 15.6 points at the national tournament on the way to earning all-tournament honors ... reached double figures in scoring 23 times, including each of the last 10 games of the season.
Peitz started all 33 games, giving her 98 starts over her first three seasons ... received GPAC Defensive Player of the Year honors, marking the third-straight year the award has gone to a Bulldog ... emerged as a breakout performer as she averaged 13.8 points, 6.1 rebounds, 2.58 steals and 2.4 assists per game ... shot 51.3 percent from the field, 36.0 percent from 3-point range and 62.8 percent from the free throw line ... tallied a career high 26 points in a win at Midland on 1-8-14 ... snared a career best 13 rebounds in a victory versus Briar Cliff on 1-18-14 ... dished out a career best seven assists vs. Mount Marty on 12-14-14 ... notched a career high seven steals on two occasions.
Tracy appeared in 30 games for the Bulldogs during the 2012-13 season, starting in all 30 of those games... Tracy was awared 2012-13 Honorable Mention All-GPAC for her performance during her sophomore season, averaging 7.3 points, 2.3 steals, 2.2 assists, and 3.9 rebounds per game... Tracy finished the season with a 40.8 field goal percentage while shooting 29.1% from the three point line... Tracy had a career high when she scored 15 points against Johnson and Wales (11-9-12)... recorded a career high six steals against Midland University (1-16-13)
Peitz started all 37 games in her first collegiate season and averaged 4.7 points, 2.8 rebounds, 1.86 steals and 1.6 assists per game in an average of 19.0 minutes per contest...nailed 33.0 percent (64-for-194) of shots from the field and 59.1 percent (39-for-66) of attempts from the free throw line...poured in a season high 11 points in wins vs. both York on 10-31-2012 and Concordia-Wisconsin on 1-27-12...had a double-double vs. York when she grabbed a career best 10 rebounds...posted a season high five assists vs. Concordia-Wisconsin and nabbed a career high four steals on four separate occasions.
Prepped at Hartington Cedar Catholic high school for four years ... She earned the Outstandin Defensive Player and Hustle Award her first three years playing for the Trojans ... She also received the Most Improved and Inspirational Player award ... Her team qualifed for state three years in a row ... She earned three varsity letters in basketball ... She also lettered in track and volleyball ... Her Junior year her team was State Runner-up ... In her senior year her team placed third at state and she received the MVP award ... She was All-Conference first team, Elite 8 second team, and All-State honorable mention ... Throughout high school she earned the President's Award and Academic All-State for multiple sports ... She was on the National Honor Society and the Honor Roll.
Born January 7 in Yankton, South Dakota ... Daughter of Tom and Peg Peitz ... Has five older siblings; Mindy, Amy, Stacy, Nate, and Adam ... Also a member of the Concordia track and field team.