Melissa

Patten

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Varsity
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Scripps Ranch High School

Bio

2017-18 (SENIOR)

Member of the 2V8 that placed third and second in two races at the Longhorn Invitational... Claimed two third-place finishes with the 2V8 at the Clemson Invitational... Finished perfect at the Big 12 Double Dual as a part of the 1V8.

2016-17 (JUNIOR)

Stroked the Sooners' first varsity four to a third place finish at the Big 12 Championship… Rowed for the Sooners' 1V4 that finished first in the 1V4 “B” Final at the Longhorn Invitational… Stroke seat for the Sooners first varsity four boat that won two races at the Big 12 Double Dual… Stroke seat for the Sooners' 1V4 that finished seventh in the “A” Final at the Clemson Invite… Bow seat for the Oklahoma “B” varsity eight boat that finished fourth in two races at the Head of the Oklahoma.

2015-16 (SOPHOMORE)
Competed in the 2V8 that took second place in the Grand Finals of the Big 12 Championship … Bow seat of the 2V8 that placed first over Tulsa at the Stone Family Cup … Member of the 2V4 that took first and third in its races at the Big 12/Big 10 Double Dual … seven seat for the second varsity eight who took first in the morning at the Oregon State Classic… member of the 2V8 who finished third in the afternoon at the Oregon State Classic… seven seat of the second varsity eight that took first place in the morning session on Saturday at the Cardinal Invitational… Seven seat of the Oklahoma “A” boat that took a third place finish in the collegiate eight at the Head of the Oklahoma… Stroke seat for the Oklahoma “B” 4s boat that took first in the collegiate four at the Head of the Oklahoma… Took second in the women's open pairs at the Head of the Oklahoma regatta.

2014-15 (NOVICE)
Rowed in the first varsity four that took second place at the Big 12 Championship … Competed in the first varsity four that finished second at the Pac-12 Challenge … Rowed in the second varsity four that picked up a third-place finish at the Clemson Invitational … Stroked the first varsity four to a win over Tulsa in the Stone Family Cup … Stroked the second varsity four in its third-place showing at the Big 12/Big Ten Dual … Took fifth place in the first novice eight at the Head of the Oklahoma … Rowed in the OU “B” boat that took third place at the Head of the Hooch … Finished second in the second varsity four at the Cardinal Invite.

High School
Played soccer and field hockey and competed in track and field ... selected as team captain in soccer ... recipient of the SRHS Pride Award ... named the Athlete of the Month for soccer in 2010.

Personal
Parents are Eric and Angie Patten ... has one sibling ... also goes by the name "Twist" ... majoring in health and exercise science.

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