2012: Appeared in 16 games, starting three... Had one goal and one assist on the season.
2011: Played in 10 games and had one start... Tallied one goal and one assist as a true freshman.
Prep: Was a standout at Archbishop O'Leary for coach Ross Ongaro ... Was named the team MVP in both soccer and track and field ... Was cross country city champion in 2004, 2005 and 2006 ... Sister of current USF women's soccer player Taylor Patterson ... Comes from athletic family background ... Both father, Brent, and mother, Loreen, played basketball at the University of Alberta ... Sister, Kelsey ran track at Utah and her other sister Ashley was a diver at Utah ... Was an honor student from her freshman to senior year.
Head Coach Denise Schilte-Brown on Patterson
"Cara has a wonderful skill set. Her versatility and intelligence allows her to comfortably step into a number of positions without missing a beat. She possesses all the attributes to be a great college player and is going to leave her mark in the Big East."