Merri Anne Patterson
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    Merri Anne  Patterson

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Lynnville, Tenn.

    High School:
    Richland

    Height:
    5-6

    Position:
    OF

    Birthdate:
    03/14/1995

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R


    05/18/2015

    Five Salukis earn MVC Scholar-Athlete team recognition

    18th-straight year at least two Salukis have made MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team

    03/25/2015

    Patterson earns MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week recognition

    Lynchville, Tenn., native holds a 3.9 GPA in exercise science

    03/23/2015

    Merri Anne Patterson named MVC Player of the Week

    Hit two game-winning home runs in three-game sweep of Wichita State

    03/22/2015

    Patterson's walk-off homer caps three-game sweep of Wichita State

    SIU improves to 6-0 in MVC, won all three vs. WSU by one run in last at bat.

    01/29/2015

    Saluki Softball season preview

    SIU returns key pieces, will try to replace five starters

    05/07/2015

    SIU vs. Indiana State

    SIU vs. Indiana State, May 7, 2015 in MVC Tournament

    04/22/2015

    Softball vs. Evansville, 4.22.15

    Photos from SIU's game vs. Evansville at Charlotte West Stadium on April 22, 2015.

    03/16/2015

    SIU vs. Bradley

    SIU vs. Bradley; March 15-16, 2015

    03/03/2015

    SIU at Puerto Vallarta College Challenge

    SIU at Puerto Vallarta College Challenge; Feb. 26-28, 2015; Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    02/07/2015

    SIU at CSU Tournament

    SIU at CSU Tournament; Feb. 6-7, 2015

    2015 / Sophomore
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Second-team All-MVC
    MVC All-Defensive Team
    MVC Player of the Week (3/23)
    MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week (3/25)
    MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team
    Second-team All-MVC selection ... Named to inaugural MVC All-Defensive Team ... MVC Player of the Week (3/23) after hitting two game-winning home runs in a three-game sweep of Wichita State ... First-team MVC Scholar-Athlete ... MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week (3/25) ... Led the team in slugging percentage (.552) ... Went a perfect 7-for-7 stealing bases ... Hit .384 with seven doubles, six home runs and 17 RBIs in the MVC regular season ... In MVC play was in the top 11 of the conference in batting average, slugging percentage, total bases, doubles per game and home runs per game....Earned the MVC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award.

    2014 / Freshman
    Game-By-Game Stats
    MVC All-Tournament Team selection
    MVC All-Tournament team selection ... Got first collegiate hit against Drake (3/23) ... Entered into regular starting lineup vs. Bradley and the team went on a seven-game MVC winning streak ... Team went 11-6 down the stretch with Patterson as a regular in the starting lineup ... Threw out the potential game-tying run at the plate to end the second game win in a doubleheader vs. Bradley (4/12) ... Hit deciding two-run home run in 6-4 game-three win at Bradley (4/13) ... Hit .324 with a .457 on-base percentage and .514 slugging percentage in the 17-game stretch after being inserted into the regular starting lineup at Bradley and ranked second on the team with 13 RBIs in that span ... Went 2-for-3 with three RBIs in a game-three win vs. Loyola (4/19) ... Recorded a hit in seven of her last nine games played ... Hit game-deciding solo home run in the sixth inning of a 2-1 game-one win over Wichita State.

    At Richland High School
    Hit .455 as a junior with a .485 on-base percentage and a .886 slugging percentage...Drove in 30 runs, including nine home runs, and scored 49 times for the Raiders...Named All-District after helping Richland go 32-5.

    Personal
    Full name is Merri Anne Patterson...Born March 14, 1995 in Nashville, Tenn...Daughter of Jamie and Lisa Patterson..Has three siblings...Majoring in physican assistant.

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