Updated: June 11, 2013
2013: Started all 16 games … Finished the season as the ACC’s leader in caused turnovers, averaging 1.44 … Caused two turnovers and picked up three ground balls in the win at Davidson … Part of a strong defensive effort that held three straight opponents to single-digit scoring, including James Madison … Caused three turnovers and grabbed two ground balls in back-to-back games, at California and against Old Dominion … Picked up four ground balls and caused three turnovers at Liberty … Earned first career point against Longwood, assisting a goal after causing a turnover and going straight to goal, she finished the game with four caused turnovers and three ground balls … Caused a turnover and won a draw at No. 16 Virginia.
2012: Played in 15 games, making 14 starts … Won a draw in the win over No. 7 Virginia … Caused a turnover against Liberty … Grabbed a ground ball in a solid defensive effort at Old Dominion … Caused two turnovers at Mt. St. Mary’s, while also helping to limit the opponent to one first-half goal … Grabbed two ground balls and caused one turnover against No. 13 James Madison.
2011: Missed the season after Achilles surgery.
2010: Started all 17 games as a sophomore … Picked up a ground ball against No. 4 Virginia, No. 3 Maryland and No. 3 North Carolina … Scooped up two ground balls and caused one turnover against Old Dominion and Central Connecticut State.
2009: Played in 17 games, starting 16 for the Hokies … Finished the season with 17 ground balls … Scooped up a season-high three ground balls against Old Dominion … Took her only shot of the season against Louisville.
High School: Three-sport athlete at Chantilly … Lettered three years in lacrosse … Named First Team All-Concorde District and Second Team All-Region as a senior … Selected to the All-Tournament team for both the regional and state tournament … Earned Second Team All-Concorde District honors as a junior and sophomore … Received the Sportsmanship Award in 2007 and 2008 … Was a field hockey and basketball team member for all four years.
Personal: Born May 5, 1989, in San Diego, Calif. … Daughter of Joel and Betsy Patten … Older brother, Jake, played football at Tech from 2003-2007 … Has a sister, Kimberly, who is also a member of the lacrosse team … Majoring in fisheries science.