Alexandra Paterson

Number: 19
Position: Defender
Class: Junior
Height: 5’5”
Major: Liberal Studies
Hometown: Cameron Park, CA
Previous School: Ponderosa High School

College: Paterson is returning for her second season of playing for Simpson. She trained and practiced with the team as a freshman and joined the team as a sophomore. She is a tall and strong defender. Her collegiate academic accomplishments include being named to the Dean's List from fall 2010-fall 2011.

High School: Paterson attended Ponderosa High School. She played nine years of club soccer. She was on the honor roll in high school.

Personal: Lexi is the daughter of Gary and Page Paterson. She enjoys art and traveling. She spent the spring 2011 semester studying abroad in Australia. Her career goal is to become an elementary school teacher.

Reason for coming to Simpson: "It was the only Christian university I had applied to (others being state schools). Even though it was a little small for my taste, I knew that that factor would bring benefits, like being able to graduate in four years rather than six. When I was looking at schools and trying to decide, I had a feeling I would choose Simpson University."