Lizette Patterson
Lizette  Patterson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Saugus, Calif.

High School:
Saugus HS

Height:
5-5

Event:
IM, Breast

Birthdate:
08/07/1987

Experience:
3V

AT SAN DIEGO STATE
2007-08: Competed in the 100 and 200 breaststroke ... Recorded a season-low 2:28.26 in the 200 breast, which was good enough for a second-place finish in the dual meet vs. San Diego ... Also notched a season-best 1:09.88 in the 100 breast at the same meet.

2006-07: Established the Aztecs' third-fastest time of the season in the 200 breaststroke when she clocked in at 2:31.48 at the dual meet vs. Utah ... Also swam the team's fourth-best time in the 200 IM (2:15.80) at the UNLV Winter Invitational ... Recorded a career-best 2:16.24 in the 200 backstroke vs. Wyoming.

2005-06: Swam all four events and the IM as a true freshman ... Her time of 2:24.78 in the 200 breaststroke at the MWC Championships was the top time for an Aztec in that event during the season ... Captured first place in the 200 IM in a time of 2:16.12 ... Her mark of 4:40.43 in the 400 IM at the MWC meet was the fourth-best for an SDSU swimmer during the year ... Finished 13th in both the 200 IM and 200 breaststroke at the UNLV Invitational, a meet featuring 10 teams.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner at Saugus High School ... Led the Centurions to the Foothill League title for the first time in school history ... High School All-American in 100 breast and 100 back ... Named the Foothill League Swimmer of the Year on three occasions and set the league record in three different events ... CIF division I finalist for three years in both the 100 breast and 200 IM ... Named to the Daily News all-area team for four consecutive years.

PERSONAL
Lizette Hermoso Patterson was born August 7, 1987, in Tarzana, Calif. ... Daughter of Steve and Beth Patterson ... Hobbies include going to the beach and hanging out with friends ... Favorite athlete is former NCAA and Olympic champion swimmer Misty Hyman ... A business management major at SDSU.

Personal Bests
50 Freestyle -- 26.88
100 Freestyle -- 58.42
200 Freestyle -- 2:03.53
500 Freestyle -- 5:36.71
100 Butterfly -- 1:05.20
100 Backstroke -- 1:04.27
200 Backstroke -- 2:16.24
100 Breaststroke -- 1:08.53
200 Breaststroke -- 2:24.78
200 Individual Medley -- 2:12.49
400 Individual Medley -- 4:40.43

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