Matthew Patterson

Matthew Patterson2
Class: Senior
Hometown: North Huntingdon, Pa.
High School: Norwin
Player bio:

2012-13: Will add when AMCC releases

2011-12: Established himself as a vocal leader in the pool as a sophomore ... Garnered second-team all-AMCC recognition after finishing runner-up in the 200 free and 200 back at the AMCC Championships ... placed third in the 200 individual medley ... swam the opening kick on the men’s 200 free relay that finished second and earned second-team all-conference honors ... also earned second-team all-conference honors after swimming the final leg on the 400 medley relay that took second and qualified for the ECAC Swimming and Diving Championships, the first relay in school history to do so ... also qualified for the ECAC Championships in the 100 free, 200 free, and 200 individual medley, becoming the second swimmer in school history to achieve that feat.

2010-11: Set six school records as a freshman while establishing himself as one of the top short-distance swimmers in the conference ... earned second-team all-conference honors in the 200 back and freestyle ... holds the school records for 100 free (49:55), 200 free (1:47.40) and the 200 back (2:03.86) ... anchored the 200 freestyle relay team that finished second at the AMCC Championships  in a school record time of 1:30.45, including swimming a 22.23 split ... took third in the 200 individual medley  and the 200 freestyle ... placed second in the 200 backstroke ... also served as the anchor on the record-setting 200 yard medley relay squad that placed second, finishing in 1:41.52, a new school best ... swam the opening kick on the 800 freestyle relay team that also took second, setting a new school record with a time of 7:23.43 ... a member of the 400 freestyle relay squad that finished third.

Personal: The son of David and Paula Patterson ... a biology major.