Stanford Record Book: Outdoors High Jump: 10th Indoors High Jump: 9th
At Stanford: A consistently strong jumper throughout her collegiate career.
2013 Season: Outdoors - Jumped a season best 5-8 3/4 -- tied for the No. 10 high jump in school history -- to win the Outdoor Opener at Stanford ... named to the Pac-12 All-Academic second team ... placed 14th at the Pac-12 Championships (5-5) ... advanced to the NCAA West Prelims, where she was 26th (5-7) ... third at the Big Meet (5-7 1/4). 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.