Kim  Patrick

5Kim Patrick


Pleasanton, Calif.

High School:
Foothill H.S.

Last College:
North Carolina





"Kim is due for another stellar season, all of this in preparation for future hopes of playing professionally in the WUSA. She brings a great deal of confidence, poise and maturity to our relatively young squad. Kim has the talent to become an All-American in her final collegiate season and to take Tennessee farther than it has ever been."

Made an instant impact to the Lady Vol offense by putting together one of the best seasons in school history...Led Tennessee in shots (81), points (31), goals (12), assists (seven) and match-winning goals (three)...Paced the squad in SEC activity in shots (35), points (20), goals (eight), assists (four) and match-winning goals (two)...Occupied the second spot in league statistics in points and goals and was third in assists during the nine conference matchups...Named first-team All-Central Region by Soccer Buzz Magazine, becoming the initial honoree from UT...Chosen second-team All-Central Region by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America...Joined rookie Sue Flamini as a first-team All-SEC choice...Honored as the UT Daily Beacon's Female Athlete of the Year...Received "No Guts, No Glory" award from Women's Athletics Director Joan Cronan at the annual All-Sports banquet for overcoming adversity and showing courage in the face of a difficult situation...Chosen as the team's Offensive Most Valuable Player by her teammates...Voted as the edsouth Lady Vol Athlete of the Month for October, marking the first time a soccer player ever claimed the award...As a result of her dramatic header 6:16 into overtime that enabled UT to topple eighth-ranked Florida, the forward was named as the league's Player of the Week, the Lady Vol Athlete of the Week and she was chosen to Soccer America's and Soccer Buzz Magazine's Elite Teams of the Week on Oct. 23...Such a sweep was unprecedented for a player from the Big Orange...Was a three-time Lady Vol Athlete of the Week (9/25, 10/16, 10/23) - tying for most accolades for any student-athlete during the school year...Put together a school-record 11-match point streak between Sept. 23-Nov. 8...Scored in seven straight contests, another Lady Vol mark...Netted Golden Goal as Tennessee upended No. 24 Kentucky (1-0) in sudden-death overtime...Tally at 117:57 represented latest score for a Lady Vol...Also, UT had never beaten the Wildcats in Lexington...Snapped North Carolina's scoreless streak at 410:32 by converting a penalty kick, the first goal allowed by UNC in 2001...Tallied Lady Vols' lone goal in the NCAA Tournament against Duke, a four-overtime affair that was settled on penalty kicks...Attempted record 12 shots in 4-3 heartbreaker to No. 7 Clemson on Sept. 23 and finished with four points on a goal and two assists versus the Tigers...Notched a goal in her SEC debut against Auburn...

AT NORTH CAROLINA (1999 & 2000)

Helped the Tar Heels claim their 16th NCAA title with 24 points on nine goals and six assists...Named all-tournament at the 2000 Women's College Cup, her second straight accolade at NCAAs...UNC finished 21-3 overall and upended UCLA, 2-1, in San Jose, Calif., to earn its second consecutive crown and continue its dominance of women's collegiate soccer...Juggernaut also won its 12th straight ACC Tourney title...Patrick's goal at 65:11 in the national semifinal against unbeaten and top-ranked Notre Dame tied the match at a goal apiece...She outjumped the Irish defense off a corner kick and headed the ball over the outstretched hands of the goalkeeper...The 'Heels would later score in the 83rd minute to earn a 2-1 victory...Put together a four-match goal-scoring streak from Sept. 1-13...Included in this stretch were two goals each against Tennessee and South Carolina...Her first score against the Lady Vols came just 1:43 after UT had taken a 1-0 lead...Finalized the margin at 6-1 with only 1:04 remaining...Also chipped in with an assist versus the Gamecocks...Provided a helper and the insurance goal in Carolina's 2-0 blanking of #18 SMU at the adidas Soccer Classic...Scored just 39 seconds into the regular-season finale against Maryland...

Led the ACC in scoring with 42 points and in goals with 18 as a rookie although she started barely half of Carolina's matches...Had six assists and four match-winning goals...Scored match-winners against Tennessee, #4 Connecticut, #13 Wake Forest (regular season) and #10 William & Mary...Named an Honorable Mention All-American by College Soccer Online...Soccer Buzz first-team Freshman All-America selection...Named second-team All-Southeast Region by Soccer Buzz and to Soccer Buzz Southeast Region All-Freshman Team...Was named to the all-tournament team at the 1999 NCAA Women's College Cup...Was chosen ACC Player of the Week on Sept. 6, 1999...Named to Soccer America's Team of the Week Sept. 7, 1999...Selected to all-tournament team at the Notre Dame KeyBank Classic...Tabbed as that tournament's Most Valuable Offensive Player...Tallied two goals against the Lady Vols in her collegiate debut...In the second game of her career, she scored with less than three minutes remaining to force overtime against Notre Dame in a game UNC went on to win...Followed with a pair of goals in a 3-1 win over UConn...Went on to score against Colorado, #5 Penn State and Florida State and to net at least one goal in each of the first six games of the season...Scored twice each in wins over #9 UCLA and Central Florida...Managed a goal and an assist against #7 Southern California...Assisted on the first goal and scored the insurance goal in UNC's 2-0 win over #6 Penn State in the NCAA semifinals...Also assisted on the match-winning goal in the NCAA final against fifth-ranked Notre Dame...

Graduated from Foothill High School, where she played four years of varsity softball as a catcher and left fielder...Also earned four letters in varsity soccer as a forward...First-team all-league all four years of high school soccer...First-team all-league three years in softball...1998 varsity soccer MVP...Tri-Valley Herald Girls Winter Athlete of the Year...Valley Times Top 10 Prep Athletes of the Year selection...'98 Valley Times Girls Soccer Player of the Year...1999 high school All-American in soccer...1999 California Gatorade Girls Soccer Player of the Year...Led soccer team to several team championships...Team captured 1997 North Coast section championship and 1997 and 1998 league championship....Also led Foothill to several softball team titles...Team captured 1996 and 1998 North Coast section championships and 1997-99 league championships...Was vice-president of her senior class...California Scholastic Federation selection...Member of ODP State Team 1995-99 and ODP Regional Team 1995-99...Member of both Under-16 National Team and Under-18 National Team as a forward...Named to Women's State Team in 1998...

Majoring in sport management...Hobbies include softball, snowboarding and water-skiing...Athletes she most admires are Pele and Michael Jordan...Biggest sports thrill was being called in for her first National Team training camp because it had been one of her goals for a long time...Her birthday is on St. Patrick's Day, her last name is Patrick, her favorite color is green and she is, in fact, Irish...Has one sister, Shannon, 24...Kimberly Erin Patrick was born on March 17, 1981, in Walnut Creek, Calif...Her parents are David and Patricia Patrick.


(*North Carolina)

If you were going to be on Survivor, what three luxury items would you bring?
Soccer ball, toothbrush, picture of my family

One word or phrase to describe 2002 Lady Vols:

What do you like most about being a Lady Vol soccer player?
The all-around support is incredible, along with the expectation of being the best

Teammate who will be the biggest surprise this season:
Ellen Dean

Actor:Denzel Washington
Actress:Julia Roberts
Pro Athlete:Michael Jordan
Pig-Out Foods:Rice Krispie Treats, pizza
Spot on Campus:The Strip
Quote:"I can do all things through him who gives me strength." (Philippians 4:13)
Prized Possession:Don't really have one
Vacation Destination:Deserted island
Soccer Player:Pele
Pump-Up Song:I Can Only Imagine (Mercy Me)
Store:Banana Republic

Patrick put together a Tennessee-record 11-match point streak in which she found the back of the net in seven consecutive contests. Her skein also helped trigger the Lady Vols to claim a program-high seven outings in a row between Oct. 7-Nov. 2.

Sept. 23#7 Clemson (L)12*124
Sept. 26#1 North Carolina (L)4102
Oct. 5at Auburn (L)6102
Oct. 7at Alabama (W)5113
Oct. 12at Vanderbilt (W)4102
Oct. 14at #24 Kentucky! (W)6102
Oct. 19#8 Florida! (W)4113
Oct. 21South Carolina (W)2011
Oct. 26Arkansas (W)4113
Oct. 28LSU (W)3102
Nov. 2at Georgia (L)1102
Totals:Lady Vols -- 7-45110626

* tied school record ! tallied Golden Goal


In her first season as a Lady Vol, Kim Patrick made quite an impression on the squad's offensive lists.

Golden Goals:T1st (2^)
Goals:T2nd (12^)
Match-Winning Goals:T4th (3^)
Points:4th (31^)
Shots:4th (81^)
Assists:T5th (7^)
Golden Goals:T1st (2)
Match-Winning Goals:T9th (3)
Shots:9th (81)
Points:10th (31)

^ junior class records



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