Alexandra Paterson

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

College: Paterson is returning for her third 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. She earned the Most Improved Player Award for the 2012 season.

High School: Paterson attended Ponderosa High School, where she was on the honor roll. She played nine years of club soccer.

Personal: Lexi is the daughter of Gary and Page Paterson. She enjoys art (drawing and painting) and traveling. She spent the spring 2011 semester studying abroad in Australia. She also likes to spend time outdoors, watch movies, and ski. Her career goal is to become a third-fifth grade multi-subject teacher.

Reason for coming to Simpson: "Simpson was the only Christian school I applied to. Even though I was accepted to two state schools, after I visited Simpson I had a feeling I would go there. In the long run it was a better fit for me in many ways."