NORTHWESTERN WILDCATS

Official Store



    Devynn Patterson
    Devynn Patterson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Seattle, Wash.

    High School:
    Roosevelt

    Height:
    5-7

    Weapon:
    Foil



    05/31/2012

    NU Tops 200 Total Academic All-Big Ten Honors For Second-Straight Year

    Wildcats earn 65 awards in spring and at-large sports

    05/30/2012

    Chien, Patterson Capture NU's Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Awards

    'Cats are two of 24 winners this year

    03/23/2012

    Northwestern Secures 13th Straight Top-10 Finish At NCAA Championships

    Two Wildcats achieve All-America status

    03/22/2012

    Wildcats Conclude Day One at NCAA Championships

    Two Northwestern fencers sit in the top three of their respective weapons

    03/20/2012

    Northwestern Primed For NCAA Fencing Championships

    Wildcats seeking 13th straight top-10 finish

    2011-12: Began her senior campaign on the right note with a second place performance at the Burton Open...Earned the top spot at the Remenyik Open...Secured a spot in the National Championships...Finished 23rd at the Garret Open...Went a perfect 14-0 at the Western Invitational...Dominated at the Notre Dame Duals with an 11-2 record...Tacked on 12 more wins to her career total at the Northwestern Duals.

    2010-11: Captured the gold medal at the season-opening Burton Open while finishing 13th in the mixed foil ... Nabbed the silver medal at the Remenyik Open ... Placed 20th at the Penn State Garrett Open ... Posted a perfect 9-0 record at the UC San Diego West Invitational ... Recorded a season-best 13 victories at the NYU Invitational, finishing 13-5 ... Posted an 11-3 mark at the Philadelphia Invitational the following day ... Notched her second perfect outing of the season at the Notre Dame Duals, finishing 10-0 ... Went 5-1 on the afternoon at the Duke Duals, notching the 200th victory of her career against North Carolina.

    2009-10: Continued to be one of the strengths of the Wildcat foil squad, finishing 84-39 on the year ... One of five Wildcats to qualify for the NCAA Championships, placing 21st with a 7-16 record ... Her 84 victories on the year ranked second among the foil squad and fourth among the Northwestern roster ... Earned second team All-Midwest Conference honors after placing seventh at the Midwest Conference Championships with a 10-1 record ... Runner-up finish at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a 7-5 mark ... Recorded double-digit win totals in four events, highlighted by a 15-3 record at the NYU Duals ... Recorded a 10-6 mark at the Philadelphia Invitational and a 12-5 performance at the NU Duals ... Notched her 100th career victory at the NU Duals ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008-09: Made an immediate impact in her freshman campaign, posting a 58-28 while serving as a constant in the foil lineup ... Earned a berth to the NCAA Championships as a freshman, where she finished 13th with an 11-13 record ... Finished ninth at the NCAA Midwest Regional with a 6-4 record after going 10-1 at the Midwest Conference Championships en route to a third-place finish ... First-team All-Midwest Conference selection ... Started off her career on the right foot, going 9-0 in the fall NU Duals and 3-1 at the NYU Invitational ... Posted a 10-8 record at the winter NU Duals before going a perfect 5-0 in the Duke Duals and 4-1 in the Notre Dame Duals.

    High School: Attended Roosevelt High ... Competed for Salle Auriol Seattle Club for eight years ... Helped lead club to third-place finishes at USFA Nationals in 2005 and 2006 ... 1st in Division II NAC 2005 ... 3rd in Nationals open foil 2007 ... 3rd in Division III NAC 2005 ... 8th in Nationals open foil 2006 ... Honor Roll student ... National Honor Society student.

    Personal: Born Devynn Blythe Patterson ... Daughter of Lynne Hunter and Jan Patterson ... Father was a six-time USA Veteran World Team member for foil ... Chose Northwestern over Temple and Washington ... Majoring in learning and organizational change with intended minors in business institutions program and global health.

    Patterson's Career Statistics

    Season Result Pct. Midwest Conference NCAA Regionals NCAA Championships
    2011-12 54-20 .730 (3rd) (12th) (17th)
    2010-11 80-43 .650 (17th) (9th) (20th)
    2009-10 84-39 .683 10-1 (7th) 7-5 (2nd) 7-16 (21st)
    2008-09 58-28 .674 10-1 (T-3rd) 6-4 (9th) 11-13 (13th)
    Career 276-130 .680 --- --- ---