Wins on Wednesday and Saturday would result in Aggies' first-ever Big West title
2011: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM... Started 18 matches as a central defender, recording over 1,700 minutes of playing time... Anchored a UC Davis backline that tied an NCAA Div. I record with 11 overtime games and allowed just 21 goals all season... Assisted on Aggies' lone goal against UC Santa Barbara in the semifinals of the Big West Tournament on Nov. 9... Also registered an assist against Sacramento State (9/23).
2010: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM... Started 15-of-17 matches in midfield... Led team in nearly every offensive category, including goals (6), points (13), shots (43) and shots on goal (19)... Opened junior campaign by scoring in four of the first five matches, including the first three games of the year... Scored overtime gamewinner against San Jose State on Sept. 5... Put in Aggies' only goal at Sacramento State on Sept. 10, scoring a mere 10 seconds into the match... Also scored goals against Cal State Bakersfield (9/3) and Oregon State (9/17) and his goal against UC Santa Barbara on Oct. 2 would send the game to overtime... Sixth goal of the year came against Cal Poly on Oct. 30... Assisted on tying score against Saint Mary's on Sept. 12... Put up a season-high six shots against Portland (9/24) and took five attempts against UC Riverside (10/13).
2009: Appeared in all 18 games as a defender, starting in 16... Took 9 shots, placing two on frame.
2008: Aggies' only true freshman to earn playing time... Appeared in 14 games, starting six... Scored one goal in 5 shots... Earned first collegiate goal in 25th minute of Aggies' NCAA first-round win over Denver (11/22).
GRANDVIEW HS '08: Scored 11 goals and added 4 assists as a senior... Led team to championship game of the Class 5A state tournament... Named All-Centennial League first team, all-state first team and Class 5A Player of the Year by the Denver Post... Played club ball for the Colorado Rush and helped lead that team to a Surf Cup championship in 2006... Member of a team that participated in the Red Bull National League and the Development Academy... Excelled academically with a 4.0 GPA and academic all-state honors.
PERSONAL: Born in Aurora, Colo.... Parents are Patrick and Krista Patterson... Father played football at Colorado State... Lists his grandmother as his non-sports hero... Majoring in exercise biology.