2 Rebecca Patton
2 Rebecca Patton
Height: 5-8
Year: JR
Hometown: Northridge, CA
High School: Granada Hills Charter School
Position: RHP/DP
Bats/Throws: R/R
Experience: 2V

2011 (Sophomore)
Finished second among Big West Conference pitchers in starts (30), fourth in strikeouts (107) and seventh in innings pitched (175.2) … earned April 4 Big West Pitcher of the Week honors after posting two complete-game, conference-opening victories at UC Riverside … struck out career-high 11 Fairfield batters during 6-2 victory (March 27) … won eight of Cal Poly’s 11 games … at the plate, collected 11 RBI, homered during 5-4 victory against NCAA Tournament participant Long Beach State (April 23) and produced four multi-hit games … defensively, one of four Mustangs to post a .982 fielding percentage with just one error committed in 55 chances … when not pitching, made 10 starts as Cal Poly’s designated player and one in right field.

2010 (Freshman)
Named to All-Big West second team after finishing eighth among conference pitchers with a 3.48 ERA and ninth with 76 strikeouts … two-time Big West Pitcher of the Week selection (April 19, April 26) … led Cal Poly’s rotation with a 2.58 ERA against Big West opposition … produced seven-straight victories between April 2-25 … struck out a season-high eight Buffalo hitters to earn first collegiate victory (March 5) … allowed career-low three hits versus UC Riverside (April 2) … at the plate, .283 batting average ranked fourth on Cal Poly’s roster while .478 slugging percentage was third … homered at No. 8 Arizona State (March 28) and at Long Beach State (April 25) … collected career-high three hits versus Cal State Northridge (May 1).

Granada Hills Charter School (Northridge, Calif.)
Four-time All-West Valley League first team selection batted .448 as a senior in 2009 with a .500 on-base percentage, a .708 slugging percentage and eight doubles … also as a senior, posted 0.59 ERA with a .162 opposing batting average … hit .384 as a junior and posted a 0.42 ERA with 275 strikeouts in 184 innings of work … named WVL Most Valuable Player in 2007 after compiling a 0.71 ERA and 271 strikeouts against just 20 walks … as a freshman in 2006, batted .388 with 24 RBI and six homers while striking out 93 hitters and recording a 1.80 ERA … competed for OC Batbusters club team with Mustang pitcher Trista Thomas, helping the program to a third-place showing at the 2007 U-16 American Softball Association national tournament.

Daughter of Lee and Catherine Patton … father graduated from Cal Poly … has two sisters: Jessica (24) and Hannah (15) … majoring in liberal studies … biggest athletic thrill at Cal Poly is “the adrenaline rush that each game gives me” … named to the honor roll at Granada Hills Charter School … Rebecca Nicole Patton was born on Feb. 24, 1991 in Tarzana, Calif.