16 - Anessa Patton
Anessa Patton
Height: 5-2
Year: Junior
Hometown: Fresno, Calif.
High School: San Joaquin Memorial HS
Position: Forward

AS A JUNIOR IN 2009: All-West Coast Conference honorable mention honoree after an outstanding junior season ... ranked second on the team in goals (6) and third on the team in points (12) ... scored the game-winner in overtime in SCU's NCAA Tournament First Round match with Michigan State (Nov. 13) ... also netted the decider in a 1-0 victory over Cal State Fullerton (Sept. 25) ... totaled 31 shots, 18 on goal ... started the season-opener at San Jose State (Aug. 21) and went on to start 15 of SCU's 23 matches, including two NCAA Tournament games ... played in all 23 matches ... fired-off a season-high four shots twice, doing it in consecutive WCC home games against Loyola Marymount (Oct. 25) and Portland (Nov. 1) ... scored her first goal of the year in a 2-1 win at Georgetown (Sept. 6) ... put in a key goal to help the Broncos defeat rival St. Mary's (Oct. 18) 2-1.  

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008: Played in all 20 games and started 13 contests ... scored first career goal in season opening win at San Jose State (Aug. 22) ... assisted on Kendra Perry's game-winning goal against then-No. 10 West Virginia (Aug. 29) ... started vs. then-No. 5 Notre Dame (Aug. 31), had one shot (Aug. 31) ... posted two shots, one on goal against UNC Greensboro (Sept. 12) ... had one shot vs. then-No. 5 North Carolina (Sept. 14) ... started vs. then-No. 6 Stanford (Oct. 3) ... started vs. Arizona (Oct. 5), had two shots, one of goal ... subbed in vs. then-No. 20 San Diego (Oct. 12), had one shot ... had five shots as a sub vs. Saint Mary's (Oct. 17) ... started vs. USF (Oct. 19), had one shot ... scored Broncos' lone goal at LMU (Oct. 24) ... had three shots started at Pepperdine (Oct. 26) ... had two shots as a sub at forward at then-No. 3 Portland (Nov. 2) ... subbed vs. Gonzaga (Nov. 8), had three shots.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007: Saw action in 20 of 21 contests, starting in 10 games ... took two shots against San Francisco (Nov. 4) ... had one shot against Cal Polyearned her fifth collegiate start against Arizona (Sept. 23) ... made fourth start for the Broncos against then-No. 12 Rutgers (Sept. 14) ... made her first collegiate assist on Kiki Bosio's gamewinning goal against then-No. 2 Notre Dame (Sept. 7) ... started in her first match as a Bronco in the Season Opener against San Jose State (Aug. 31).

NATIONAL TEAM EXPERIENCE: Has been a member of the player pools for the U-14, U-15, and U-16 teams ... member of the Region IV ODP team from 2003-05.

CLUB TEAM: Was MVP and team captain of the Cal North State Team from 2003-05.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of San Joaquin Memorial High School in Fresno, Calif. ... played soccer and ran track ... played soccer for coaches Patrick Evans, Yvette Valdez, and Mary-Tyler Wahl ... twice named Fresno Bee Player of the Year ... named to All-Valley First Team four times ... All-Scholar Athlete and Team MVP all four years ... helped lead team to 78-17-13 record over her four years ... team won four league titles, appeared in section championship four times, and won two section titles ... four-time MVP ... was team captain in her junior and senior year ... on track, won league titles in 100- and 200-meters her freshman year ... served as President of Block M ... CSF Life Member ... was part of Student Council.

PERSONAL: Full name is Anessa Cherice Patton ... born in Tacoma, Wash. ... parents are Alain and Julie Patton ... has two sisters, Alicia and Alexa ... sister Alicia played soccer at Fresno State ... hobbies include playing sports and watching sports on TV ... future goals include playing pro soccer and becoming an orthopedic surgeon ... majoring in combined sciences.