Top Times 50-yard backstroke - 27.87 (2011 Mizzou Invite) 100-yard backstroke - 57.70(2013 Big 12 Championships, 2/27-3/2) 200-yard backstroke - 2:04.55 (2012 Big 12 Championships) 200-yard IM - 2:07.74(2012 Big 12 Championships)
2012-13 (Sophomore) Academic All-Big 12 Second Team...Athletic Director's and Big 12 Commisioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2012)... Finished second in the 200-yard backstroke, in a dual meet at Rice (10/6), with a time of 2:04.55... Closed out the season at the Big 12 Championships (2/27-3/2) by finishing 14th in the 200-yard backstroke (2:04.83) and 25th in the 200-yard IM (2:08.93).
2011-12 (Freshman) Specializes in the backstroke... Finished second in the 200-yard IM, with a time of 2:14.39, in a dual meet with Nebraska-Omaha (11/19)... Finished the year with season-best times in the 100-yard backstroke (57.97), the 200-yard backstroke (2:04.55) and the 200-yard IM (2:07.74), at the Big 12 Championships (2/22-25).
High School (Fairview) Competed in 2011 5A State Championship Finals in 200-yard IM (2:14.58) and 100-yard backstroke (1:00.55)... Finished third in four events at finals of 2011 Boulder County Invitational... Named All-American ins wimming in 2010 and 2011... Swam for Rally Sport Aquatic Club under Coach Grant Holicky.
Personal Parents are Lou and Donna Patterson... Uncle played tennis at West Texas State and another uncle played Basketball at Lamoni College... Majoring in journalism.
Getting to Know Caroline Reason you chose KU: I liked Lawrence, KUand theteam felt like a good fit.
Favorite KU Tradition: Rock Chalk chant
Favorite sport to compete in other than swimming: Wiffle Ball
Favorite Big 12 city to visit other than Lawrence: Boulder (when Colorado was in the Big 12)
Artists at the top of my I-Pod playlist are: Maroon 5, Adele, Whiz Khalifa, Lupe Fiasco,lots of country.
Web-site you visit the most: Facebook (multiple times a day)
Favorite TV show: Friends
Favorite Food: Macaroni and Cheese, Fruit Snacks
Farthest you have ever traveled: Mexico
Time your alarm clock is set for in the morning during swim season: 4:27 a.m.