Megan Patterson
Megan Patterson
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Peublo, CO
High School: Peublo South
Events: Throws

2015-2016: Took 1st in shot put and 4th in weight throw at Great Dane Classic with distances of 15.46m and 17.77m respectively… Placed 1st at Cornell with a distance of 15.13m in shot put… Took 2nd in weight throw with a distance of 17.45m at Cornell… Placed in Top-15, and best distance for a Bull at Penn State Invitational in weight throw with a distance of 17.73m… Took bronze in shot put and weight throw at Indoor MAC Championships with distances of 15.50m and 18.1m respectively… Took 4th in shot put with a distance of 14.07m, and 5th in hammer throw with a distance of 52.68m at Wake Forest Open… Placed 3rd at Northeast Challenge with a distance of 52.80m in hammer throw… Placed 18th out of 48 in NCAA East Prelims with a distance of 15.62m in shot out (4th best in school history, longest by any UB female since 2014).

2014-15: Did not compete for the Bulls.

2013-14: Competed in a pair of indoor throwing events and four outdoors as a sophomore...had season-best indoor marks of 15.93 meters in the shot put to earn silver at the MAC Championships and 17.99 meters in the weight throw to win the event at the Eastern Michigan Invitational...outdoors, she had top performances of 15.18 meters in the shot, 43.10 meters to place second in the discus at the New York Upstate Challenge, 50.20 meters in the hammer and 29.58 meters in the javelin.
Previous School: Member of Central Florida's Conference-USA champions in indoor and outdoor track & field.

High School: Four-year member and three-year captain at Pueblo South High School...set the State record in discus as a junior...owns the school record for shot put and discus...All-State performer for shot put and discus as a junior and senior...named Brian McCartney Most Oustanding Female Athlete as a senior.

Personal: Born January 14, 1994...daughter of Deirde and Kenneth Patterson...has one sister, Shannon...lists her favorite TV shows as Pretty Little Liars and Teen Wolf...her favorite athlete is Elana Delle Donne...her favorite quote is "Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened"...undeclared major at UB.