Cara Patterson
Cara Patterson
Height: 5-5
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Devine, Texas
High School: Devine HS
Position: DISTANCE

2010 Cross Country: Ran in two meets during the season...best finish was 57th at the Islanders Splash (9/24) with a time of 22:59...finished 58th at the Ricardo Romo/Six Flags Fiesta Texas Classic with a time of 21:19.2...2010 Outdoor Track: Competed in seven outdoor meets running the 400m, 800m, 4x1 relay and pole vaulted...finished fourth in the 800m at the Trinity Uni Alumni Classic (4/10) with a time of 2:20.95...2010 Indoor Track: Ran in two indoor meets running the 800m...2009 Cross Country: Did not run.

In High School: Competed in track and cross country for head coach Nikki Taylor and the Arabians at Devine...was named the Arabian Athlete of the Year as a senior...won district crown on four occasions in cross country...qualified for state and regional meet all four seasons...finished third in region and 11th in Class 3A as a senior...named cross country MVP four times...also earned all-area honors all four years and was all-state as a senior...named the San Antonio Express-News 3A team...in track was the district and region champion in both the 800 and 1,600...finished second in the state as a senior in the 800 and was sixth in the 1,600...holds the school record in the 800 in 2:16.78 and 1,600 in 5:05.06...won six other individual district titles prior to her senior season...placed fourth in the state in the 1,600 as a freshman...named all-area in track for four years...lettered in softball as a freshman and sophomore earning all-district honors as a sophomore.

Personal: Born Cara Leeann Patterson on April 12, 1991 in San Antonio...daughter of Clayton and Cynthia Patterson...Plans to major in nursing.