5 - Megan Patterson
Megan Patterson
Height: 5-5
Year: Senior
Hometown: Holliston, Massachusetts
High School: Holliston
Position: Back
Patterson has started every game of her Brown career, holding 9-30--48 totals over her first three seasons ... Owns the Brown records for career assists (30) and for assists in a season with 19 in 1999, which ranked her 12th in the nation among NCAA stat leaders ... A top versatile athlete and team leader, Patterson is among the best defenders in the league ... Instrumental in both offensive corners as a stick-stopper and the defensive unit as a flyer ... Tenacious defender with fierce marking ability ... Often assigned the task of covering the opponent's top forward ... Was selected to play for the Eclipse in the spring of 2001, one of seven regional field hockey teams across the country in the United Field Hockey League ... Named a Second Team All-Ivy star last season ... Before Brown: Graduate of Holliston High School where the field hockey team was a four-time Tri-Valley League Champion during her career ... Also propelled Holliston High to the Massachusetts D-I Championship her senior year ... Two-time high school team MVP and three-time Tri-Valley All-Star ... Personal: Daughter of Jim and Kathy Patterson ... Concentrating in Civil Engineering.