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Water Polo Values Its Place as a Leader in Community Service

Mids host the aquatic events of the Special Olympics


2014-15 Navy Athletics Year In Review

Navy finished with an overall record of 288-164-10 (.634)


Patterson Named Honorable Mention All-American

Senior led Mids with 88 points during fall season


Water Polo Finishes Season with Third-Place Victory at CWPA Championship

Navy defeats St. Francis in overtime, 14-13


No. 20 Water Polo Falls in CWPA Semifinals to No. 8 Princeton, 6-3

Sabesky makes 11 saves in defeat


Navy vs. Bucknell

Navy hosts Bucknell in Lejeune Hall


Navy Water Polo vs. Iona & PSU-Behrend

Navy hosts Iona and Penn State-Behrend at the Navy Open, Sept. 7. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.

CAREER: 136 goals, 59 assists, 195 points in 81 games

SENIOR – 2014: Appeared in all 31 games for Navy as a senior and turned in a season that resulted in a spot on the ACWPC All-American honorable mention team … also selected as a member of the CWPA All-Southern first and CWPA All-Tournament teams … led the Mids in six categories with 64 goals, 24 assists, 88 points, 118 shots, 31 steals and 31 games played … recorded a goal in 28 games and points in 30 (only #3 California kept Patterson out of scoring column) … had 21 multi-point games with 13 contests of four or more points, including seven (5g, 2a) versus Johns Hopkins in CWPA Southern Tournament … scored a season-high six goals versus Occidental College … had four points (1g, 3a) and four steals against Harvard in CWPA Tournament.

JUNIOR - 2013: Patterson made his mark on an injury-riddled season with 51 points on 34 goals and 17 assists in 19 games played ... his 2.6 points per game mark led the Mids in 2013 ... took 74 shots and recorded the fourth-most steals on the team with 23 ... started the season with 13 points (6g, 7a) in first four games of the Navy Open before suffering an injury that would sideline him for the next 13 games ... in first game back, he scored a career-high seven points (7g) on a season-high 10 shots at No. 11 Concordia ... closed the regular season with 15 points (10g, 5a) over final four games versus St. Francis, Mercyhurst, George Washington and Johns Hopkins ... had multiple points in 13 of 19 games, including nine with three or more.

SOPHOMORE - 2012: Patterson had a strong sophomore campaign, tallying 50 points on 35 goals and 15 assists in 26 games ... his 35 goals ranked fourth on the squad, while his 50 points were fifth ... added 93 shots (second on team) and 30 steals (fifth) ... scored a career-high six points (4 g, 2 a) in a win over Washington & Jefferson ... netted a career-high five goals in the CWPA Eastern Championships against MIT ... contributed five points against Bucknell (4 g, 1 a) and Fordham (3 g, 2 a) ... tallied four points on four goals in a win over George Washington ... also scored four points (2 g, 2 a) in a win over Connecticut College and secured first career hat trick in a win over Iona during the Navy Open ... had eight games of at least three points.

FRESHMAN - 2011: Patterson overcame injuries to appear in five games, scoring six points (3 g, 3 a) ... tallied a career-high three points (1 g, 2 a) versus Notre Dame (Ohio) in the CWPA Southern Division Tournament ... scored two points (1 g, 1 a) in a win over MIT ... scored a goal against Salem International.

PERSONAL: Patterson lettered three times in water polo and four times in swimming at El Modena High School, before graduating in 2011 ... was named team MVP, All-County, All-CIF and All-American in water polo in 2009 ... was a member of the Key Club in high school ... son of Michael Patterson ... sister, Jorja, played water polo at Arizona State ... majoring in mechanical engineering.


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