Duke Men's Lacrosse BIO
18 Tommy Patterson
Career: Played in 51 career games … Finished career with a goal and an assist for two points and 27 ground balls … A two-time All-ACC Academic Team choice and named to ACC Academic Honor Roll three times.
2013: Played in 17 games as a defensive midfielder … Key in the clearing game for Duke … Picked up 13 ground balls … Had three GBs versus Maryland (3/2) and two in the NCAA quarterfinal win over Notre Dame (5/19) … Registered a caused turnover in win over Virginia (4/12) … All-ACC Academic Team … ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2012: Played in all 20 games at defensive midfield ... tallied his first collegiate goal in come-from-behind win over Marist (4/7) ... also had a ground ball and a caused turnover against the Red Foxes ... dished out an assist and picked up three ground balls in ACC semifinal victory over Maryland (4/20) ... finished the season with 10 ground balls and four caused turnovers ... All-ACC Academic Team ... ACC Academic Honor Roll selection.
2011: Played in 10 contests ... picked up a ground ball in wins over Siena (2/12) and Presbyterian (4/11) ... registered a caused turnover in NCAA Tournament first round victory over Delaware (5/14) ... ACC Honor Roll selection.
2010: Played in four games … picked up one ground ball versus Presbyterian (4/9) and Sacred Heart (5/9) … registered a shot against the Pioneers.
Prep: A two-year letterwinner for Chuck Ruebling at Delbarton … led Delbarton to the New Jersey Sectional A Championship as a senior … contributed to Delbarton’s appearances in the New Jersey Tournament of Champions State Final his junior and senior seasons … helped lead his squad to the county championship as a senior … helped Delbarton to top 20 finishes in the final national rankings his junior and senior seasons … earned the Harold Rice Ground Ball Award as a senior … a four-year member of the Patriot Lacrosse club team … also earned two letters in squash for Delbarton … selected as an AP Scholar with Distinction.
Personal: Son of Tom and Therese Patterson … has two sisters, Danielle and Kristen … sister, Danielle, played lacrosse at Villanova … born Oct. 12, 1990.