1 Dontra Peters
1 Dontra Peters
Height: 5-11
Weight: 192
Year: So.
Hometown: Annapolis, Md.
High School: St. Mary's
Position: RB
Major: Psychology

Peters' 2010 Statistics


The son of Robert and Deneta Peters...born 8-5-90 in Annapolis, Md....


Named to All-CAA Third Team...Played in 12 games, rushing for team-leading 707 yards on 142 attempts...Scored 7 rushing TDs to lead team...Averaged 5.0 yards per carrry and 58.9 yards per game with a long rush of 60 yards...also made 11 receptions for 73 yards and 1 TD, averaging 6.1 yards rec. per game with a long of 27 yards...carried 3 times for 4 yards in NCAA D-I Quarterfinal loss at No. 5 Delaware...rushed 6 times for 19 yards and made career-high 27-yard reception in NCAA D-I first-round victory at No. 13 Bethune-Cookman...led team with 157 rushing yards on 12 carries in victory at No. 9 Villanova, scoring on a 51-yard rush; added 56 kick-return yards for game-high 213 all-purpose yards...carried 10 times for 11 yards and made 2 catches for 11 yards in loss to No. 4 William & Mary...carried 23 times for 98 yards and career-high-matching two touchdowns in victory over UMass in inaugural Colonial Clash at Gillette Stadium; scoring rushes were for 3 and 2 yards...had 11 rushes for 60 yards and a TD in victory at No. 6 James Madison; scored on 14-yard rush; added 2 receptions for 14 yards...rushed 9 times for 11 yards in Homecoming triumph over No. 11 Richmond; made 1 reception for 1 yard...chalked up 33 rushing yards in 12 carries in loss at Maine...gained 93 yards on 19 carries in win over Lehigh...ran 7 times for 9 yards, adding 1 reception, in loss at Rhode Island...ran for 15 yards on 11 carries in loss at Pittsburgh...rushed 19 times for career-high 197 yards and career-high 2 scores in season-opening win over Central Connecticut St.; scored on career-best 60-yard rush; 197 rushing yards were the most recorded by CAA player in 2010.

Played in 12 games for the ‘Cats at slot back...rushed the ball 37 times for 204 yards and two touchdowns...posted 4.8 yards per carry, with a long carry of 26 yards...racked up a career-high 56 yards on seven carries against St. Francis (Sept. 5)

Began his UNH career as a defensive back in his redshirt season.


Before UNH Captained the 2007 St. Mary’s High School squad...led the county in rushing with 1,346 yards on 134 carries and 19 touchdowns...averaged an amazing 9.3 yards per carry...caught 14 passes for a total of 213 receiving yards and two touchdowns...an honor roll student...selected to “The All-Capital Gazette Team"...a first-team MIAA pick...a first-team Baltimore All-Metropolitan player...an honorable mention all-state selection...lettered three times in football and twice in track and field.

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