2013: Pater picked up where she left off, proving to be a major force on the defensive side of the ball, starting in all 21 matches for the Skyhawks...Named to the OVC Tournament all-tournament team...She helped lead a Skyhawk defensive line which produced eight shutout performances, including a stretch which saw opponents score just two goals over the course of seven matches...The defensive unit came up especially tight in overtime, holding their opponents scoreless in seven overtime periods...She tallied two assists on the season for two points, including back-to-back matches against Morehead State (Oct. 11) and Eastern Kentucky (Oct. 13)...She set a new career high with five shot attempts and two shots on goal against Southeast Missouri (Nov. 1)...Proved to be a model of consistency for the Skyhawks, playing every minute of 17 matches while logging 1932 of the possible 1955 minutes...Was named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
2012: Anchored the Skyhawk defense, seeing action in all 22 matches while starting 20...Earned Ohio Valley Conference All-Tournament honors, shutting out both tournament opponents...Tallied her lone assist against Mississippi Valley State on Aug. 26...Notched 90 minutes of action or more in 14 matches, including two contests in which she played 110 minutes...Skyhawk defense registered eight shutouts, including three consecutive clean slates on two occasions...Was named to the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2011: Became the first player in Skyhawk soccer history to be named Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player...Appeared in 19 matches, with all 12 of her starts coming in the final dozen games of the season...Earned a spot on the OVC All-Tournament team after netting the game-winning goal in the 76th minute of the league's championship match against Morehead State on Nov. 6...Was named one of 11 national Primetime Performers by CollegeSoccer360.com on Nov. 10...Tallied three goals and two assists on the season, also chalking up goals at Southeast Missouri (Oct. 21) and against Eastern Kentucky in the OVC Tournament semifinals (Nov. 4)...Placed 10 of her 22 shots on goal (.455 shot on goal percentage)...Was named to the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.
BEFORE UTM: Prepped under head coach Cal Long her senior season at Brentwood High School, and was a Tennesseean all-midstate second team selection after taking home district Defensive MVP honors as a junior...In 2009, she helped the Lady Bruins boast one of the top teams in the state, as they went undefeated through the regular season before falling in the region finals and in the first round of the state tournament on penalty kicks to finish 17-2-1...Scored a goal to help BHS overcome a two-goal deficit with 14 minutes to play in the 2009 state semifinals - the same year she was named a Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state defender...Widely recognized as one of the best high school programs in Tennessee, she was also a part of BHS' 2008 state runner-up squad...Won multiple club state championships on the Brentwood Soccer club team (while playing with current Skyhawk Hannah McGowen) and was a starter for the 2007 Tennessee Olympic Developmental Program squad.
PERSONAL: Born on Oct. 24, 1992...Daughter of Daryl Pater and Melissa Windler...Has two siblings, Jack and Henry...Majoring in health and human performance.