Megan Patterson

Megan Patterson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pueblo, Colo.

High School:
Pueblo South H.S.

Position:
Throws

Personal Bests (End of 2013)
Discus: 144-5
Shot Put: 47-9.75 (Out); 13.44m/44-01.25 (In)
Hammer Throw: 46.47m/152-05 Weight Throw: 16.84m/54-00

2013 (Freshman):
-Finished 10th in the shot put at the USA Junior Championships
-Posted a personal best in the weight throw at the Hokie Invitational with a seventh-place showing of 16.84m/55-03
-Recorded a personal record in the indoor shot put with a throw of 13.44m/44-01.25 at the Husker Invitational
-Opened the season in the hammer with a personal record 46.47m/152-05
-Scored points at the C-USA Outdoor Championship in the shot put with a sixth-place mark of 14.49m/47-06.5

Prior to UCF:
-A three-time state shot put champion
-Set a state meet record of 44 feet and 11 inches as a sophomore at Delores Huerta Prep (3A)
-Won the class 4A state title a year later at Pueblo South with a throw of 45-11, also a state meet record, and repeated as champion as a senior
-Her personal best of 47-9 ranks as the best in the history of Pueblo
-Placed fourth in the discus at the 2011 Colorado State Championships
-The first athlete from Pueblo South to win a state championship in any sport
-Named to Denver Post's 2011 All-Colorado Girls Track and Field team and the All-Class 4A Track and Field Team in the shot put
-Also a member of the basketball team, which at the time of publication holds an undefeated record and was ranked third in the state of Colorado

Personal:
- Also considered Alabama, Auburn, Colorado State and Buffalo

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