Cardinal women beat Cal in 119th rivalry meet with Cal
Junior runs fastest time in the world this year
Action heats up at 29th annual meet
Top freshman class complements All-Americans
Stanford competes indoors and outdoors
Stanford Invitational - April 7, 2012
Career Best (thru 2013 indoors):
High Jump: 5-9 (1.75)
Stanford Record Book:
High Jump: 9th
At Stanford: A consistently strong jumper throughout her collegiate career.
2013 Season: Indoors - Placed fourth in the MPSF Championships with an indoor best of 5-7 1/4 ... jumped in three meets, clearing 5-6 at the Cherry & Silver Invitational and 5-5 3/4 at the UW Invitational.
2012 Season: Outdoors - Placed eighth at the Pac-12 Championships in the high jump at 5-6 1/2 ... jumped a personal collegiate-best of 5-8 at the Cal Outdoor Opener ... earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention. Indoors - Placed 12th at the MPSF Championships at 5-6 ... jumped 5-7 at the Jackson Open ... earned MPSF All-Academic honors.
2011 Season: Outdoors - Placed 10th at the Pac-10 Championships with a leap of 5-6½ ... placed fifth at the Big Meet with a mark of 5-5¼ ... leaped a career best 5-7¼ in the high jump a the Payton Jordan Invitational. Indoors - Did not compete.
2010 Season: Outdoors - Posted a season best at the Stanford Opener with a leap of 5-7 ... placed fourth at the Big Meet with 5-4½. Indoors - Placed tied for seventh at the MPSF Championships by clearing 5-6½.
High school: Placed third at the 2009 Junior outdoor nationals at 5-8 ... was runner-up in the 2009 Illinois state 3A championships at 5-8 ... led O'Fallon Township to the 2009 conference and sectional titles ... helped O'Fallon qualify to state from 2006-09 ... individually, three-time all-conference, all-section and all-state ... two-time state medalist ... 2008 and `09 indoor Illinois state champion... 2008 junior nationals competitor ... holds the O'Fallon Township record of 5-9.
Personal: Majoring in psychology ... parents are Robert and Phyllis Patten ... siblings, Grace and Keith, ran track at Southern Illinois-Edwardsville.