Women's Track and Field Roster

Paige Patterson

Year Sr.
Event Jumps
Hometown Red Wing, Minn.
High School Red Wing

Year: Senior
What events are you in?: Horizontal Jumps and Sprints
Where did you go to high school?: Red Wing High School
Where is your hometown?: Red Wing, MN
Tell me about your family (siblings, are any of your family members current/previous Gusties)?: I have one brother that goes to the University of Minnesota, but unfortunately there are no other gusties in my family.
Tell me about your experiences so far at Gustavus: It's been great! I love the community at the school and how easy it is to be involved in a lot of different things. Gustavus has such a great environment to explore your interests, meet new friends, and learn about so many things.
What volunteering or community service have you done in and/or out of college?: I've volunteered with Voter Registration efforts and Spanish teaching at local schools.
What other extracurricular activities, clubs, or organizations are you a part of?: I am a part of the Student Senate, Mentoring Program, Model UN, Sigma Delta Pi.
Newspaper: If you would like press releases involving you sent to any hometown newspapers, please list them here: Republican Eagle
Tell me about any high school athletic and academic achievements or awards that you have earned: I have earned All-State Honorable Mention in both Track and Gymnastics, National Honor Society, Graduated with Highest Distinction.
Tell me about your college academic and athletic achievements that you have earned . (Captain, All-American, all-conference, academic all-conference, etc, and include year): I have earned Sigma Delta Pi Spanish National Honors Society, Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science National Honors Society, President’s Honor List (2018, 2019, 2020), Academic All-Conference (2020, 2019), Indoor Conference point scorer (2020)
Why did you choose Gustavus?: I did full-time PSEO my freshman year!
In your opinion what makes the Gustavus cross country/track and field programs different from other colleges?: Gustavus has such a special community that brings together a huge group of unique people onto the track team. Everyone has such different interests, both academically and personally, but we're able to bond as a team over our love for track and dedication to each other!