Anna

Peer

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Year: Freshman
Hometown: Bettendorf, Iowa
High School: Bettendorf
Major: Biological Sciences

Bio

Honors
Nebraska Most Valuable Runner (2013, 2014, 2016)
Academic All-Big Ten (2016, 2017)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017; Spring 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018)
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

2017 (Senior)
Peer opened the season at the Augustana Twilight Invitational, finishing 67th with a time of 19:19.43...finished 26th at the Greeno/Dirksen Invitational, with a time of 23:28.6...finished 149th at the Bradley Classic with a time of 23:12.9...finished 99th at the Big Ten Championships with a time of 23:04.3...finished the season at the NCAA Midwest Regional in 143rd with a time of 22:12.56...earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in both semesters of 2017-18.

2016 (Junior)
Peer opened the season at the Greeno/Dirksen Invitational, placing 15th with a time of 22:55.9...finished 130th at the Notre Dame Joe Piane Invitational (18:04)...led the Huskers at the Big Ten Championships, coming in at 50th (22:32.8)...again led the team at the NCAA Midwest Regional, posting a 30th-place finish (21:00.4)...named Nebraska’s most valuable runner for the third time in her career...was a member of the 2017 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team and an academic All-Big Ten selection...earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.

2015 (Redshirt)
Peer redshirted the 2015 season...earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll.

2014 (Sophomore)
Peer ran as the Huskers’ top runner throughout the season, earning NU’s most valuable runner award for the second straight year...opened the 2014 campaign with a second-place finish at the Augustana Twilight Invitational (15:55.48) and notched her first career victory at the Woody Greeno/Nebraska Invitational with a time of 21:45.30...finished 39th at the Roy Griak Invite with a time of 22:14...in the regular-season finale, placed 13th overall (21:32.8) at the Bradley Classic, making her NU’s top finisher...completed her sophomore campaign by taking 14th overall (20:27.4) at the Big Ten Championships...notched a 55th-place finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional in Peoria, Illinois while running a time of 21:21.4...earned academic All-Big Ten honors and was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll both semesters...was also a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

2013 (Freshman)
After battling illness during the first half of her freshman season at Nebraska, Peer hit her stride late in the season and became a leader for the Huskers...in the regular-season finale at the Tim Young Invitational, led the Huskers by finishing third overall in a time of 18:12.58...two weeks later in her first Big Ten Championships, covered the course in West Lafayette, Indiana in 22:16.8 to finish 50th overall...capped her freshman campaign with a 71st-place finish to lead the Huskers at the NCAA Midwest Regional in Ames, Iowa...claimed Nebraska’s most valuable runner award and a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

Before Nebraska
Peer produced a decorated career as one of the top high school distance runners in Iowa from 2009 to 2012 under Coach Erin Flynn at Bettendorf High School...was Bettendorf’s top runner in her first year of cross country in 2009, finishing 13th at the state meet to help Bettendorf to a fifth-place team finish...finished 26th at the state meet as a senior in 2012.

Personal
Peer was born July 3, 1995...parents are Brian and Julie Peer...major is biological sciences with a focus on pre-medicine.

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Woody Greeno Invitational
Jarren Heng - After the Woody Greeno Invitational Sept. 21, 2013
Isabel Andrade - After the Woody Greeno Invitational Sept. 21, 2013