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#20 Meghan Patterson
Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right Handed
Throws: Right Handed
Height: 5'7"
Class: Junior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Destrehan, La.
High School: Mount Carmel Academy
Major: Kinesiology
Born: 02/20/1992
Meghan Patterson Bio
Career Stats Career Stats
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 06/17/2013

2013 Purple & Gold Challenge All-Tournament Team
2012 Purple & Gold Challenge All-Tournament Team
2012 Tiger Invitational All-Tournament Team
2011 Louisiana Pitcher of the Week (02/15, 02/22)
2011 Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team
2011 Purple & Gold Challenge All-Tournament Team

JUNIOR SEASON (2013)
Totaled 15 appearances which included a career-high 11 starts in the circle … LSU won nine of Patterson’s 11 starts … Picked up a 6-2 record with a staff-low 1.73 ERA … Came away with 62 strikeouts and limited opponents to a staff-low .192 batting average over her 72.2 innings of work … Tossed a three-hit shutout accompanied by six strikeouts during season debut and 1-0 win over Purdue (Feb. 8) … Tough-luck loser in a 3-1 decision against No. 22 North Carolina (Feb. 10) where she allowed two runs on three hits … Earned two complete game victories over Virginia (Feb. 15) and Nicholls State (Feb. 17) en route to Purple & Gold Challenge All-Tournament Team honors … Recorded a season’s best eight Ks in four-hit shutout of the Colonels … Made her first career SEC start at Mississippi State (March 9) and was touched up for two runs on four hits in a 2-1 loss … Issued no decision and compiled a solid outing – two runs on three hits fueled by five strikeouts – versus No. 17 Kentucky (March 16) … Equaled season-high of eight strikeouts in complete game effort during game two of the Georgia Southern twinbill (March 19) … Added seven Ks and notched 6.2 frames of four-hit ball versus Southeastern Louisiana (March 26) … Secured a complete game win during final start of the season at McNeese State (April 17) … Recorded a solid relief effort at Georgia (May 3).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012)
Made the most of her nine appearances and won all four decisions in the circle ... Her 4-0 mark was accompanied by a 1.83 ERA, a .179 opponent batting average and 40 strikeouts over her 38.1 innings of work ... Tossed two innings of no-hit relief and added three strikeouts in her season debut against Cal State Northridge (Feb. 18) ... Touched up for two runs on 18 hits in her final 32 frames on the season (Feb. 26-April 17) after allowing a career-high eight runs in a relief outing versus No. 3 California (Feb. 19) ... Opened stretch by carrying a no-hitter two outs into the sixth inning against Alcorn State (Feb. 26) ... Finished with a career-best 13 strikeouts and a one-hit shutout versus the Lady Braves ... Fired a three-hit shutout sparked by a nine-strikeout performance against Mississippi Valley State (March 9) ... Pitched a scoreless inning in her lone SEC appearance at South Carolina (March 25) ... Notched victories over Nicholls State (April 4) and McNeese State (April 17) where she surrendered one run in each outing.  

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011)
Recorded 17 appearances, including eight starts in the circle ... Compiled a 6-1 mark with a 3.26 ERA ... Racked up 91 strikeouts and surrendered 44 hits during her 53.2 innings of work ... First LSU freshman hurler in program history to win her first five decisions ... Garnered eight or more strikeouts in six of her eight starts ... Struck out side in her career debut to close out a 5-0 victory over Bowling Green (Feb. 11) ... Pumped in a career-best 11 strikeouts en route to a four-hitter during her first career start versus Bowling Green (Feb. 12) ... Added another 11 Ks over five innings against Louisiana Tech (Feb. 13) to claim Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team honors ... Fired a five-inning no-hitter  fueled by eight strikeouts against four walks versus Southern (Feb. 18) ... Notched back-to-back Louisiana Pitcher of the Week awards (Feb. 15 & 22) for her efforts ... Picked up eight Ks in 3.1 frames of relief against Cal Poly (Feb. 27) ... Threw a one-hitter and tallied eight strikeouts versus Pittsburgh (March 4) to come away with Purple & Gold Challenge All-Tournament Team accolades ... Bounced back from lone loss with six strikeouts in three innings to earn win at Nicholls State (March 23) ... Tossed a perfect frame aided by a strikeout to close out a 10-0 triumph over Sacred Heart (May 21) at the NCAA College Station Regional.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner for Jerry Nugent, Jr. at Mount Carmel Academy ... Racked up 98 victories and 1,220 strikeouts en route to 2009 and 2010 Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year awards ... Team won 2008 5A State Championship and a quartet of District titles from 2007-10 ... Garnered three District MVP's and Metro Pitcher of the Year accolades from 2008-10 ... Hurled seven no-hitters as a senior ...    Four-year member of the Principal's List ... Also recruited by Louisiana-Lafayette.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Lance and Bethanne Patterson ... Born on February 20, 1992 ... Majoring in kinesiology with a human movement concentration.

 

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