On Patenaude: Hard-working Georgia native who is one of the leaders on and off the field ... excellent hitter who will be counted on to be one of the top batters on the team ... the leading returner in runs scored, triples and total bases for the Terrapins.
As a Junior (2000): Led the team in runs (55), finished second with 13 stolen bases, tied for third with 14 doubles and was fourth in batting (.313) ... his 55 runs is the sixth-highest single-season total in school history ... had a team-leading and career-high 18-game hitting streak from March 16-April 11 ... went 2-for-5 and scored a run against East Carolina on Feb. 13 ... went 2-for-4 and scored a run against Howard on March 2 ... belted a two-run home run against Marist on March 4 ... homered against Cleveland State on March 8 ... knocked in a run against George Mason on March 9 ... went 2-for-3 with a RBI against VCU on March 12 ... scored twice against Coppin State on March 15 ... scored a career-high five runs and stole a career-high two bases in the first game of a doubleheader against Florida A&M on March 21 ... went 4-for-13 (.308) with a double in the series against Florida State March 23-25 ... scored twice and had a pair of RBI against UMBC on March 28 ... reached safely in all six plate appearances against Richmond on March 29, going 2-for-2, drawing three walks and getting hit by a pitch ... went 2-for-4 with a RBI against Towson on March 30 ... turned in a 4-for-5 performance against James Madison on April 4, scoring three runs and reaching base five times ... scored four runs against Coppin State on April 5 ... went 4-for-12 (.333) and scored four runs in the series against Georgia Tech (April 7-9) ... scored twice, hit a triple and drove in a pair of runs as part of a 3-for-5 effort against Howard on April 11 ... went 2-for-3, drew a pair of walks, scored once and had a RBI against George Mason on April 12 ... scored four runs in the series against North Carolina (April 14-16) ... scored three runs in the first game of a doubleheader against UMES on April 19 ... homered to lead off the game against Wake Forest on April 21 ... tripled and scored a run against Wake Forest on April 23 ... drew four walks and scored three runs against Towson on April 26 ... belted a solo home run on the first pitch in the bottom of the first inning against Virginia on April 28 ... drilled a two-run home run against NC State on May 6 ... went 5-for-14 (.357) in the series against Duke (May 11-13) ... named to the ACC Honor Roll.
As a Sophomore (1999): Batted a career-high .304 … led all Maryland players with a .348 batting average against ACC teams … recorded six multiple-hit games … went 4-for-9 in the series against UNC-Greesboro Feb. 20-22 … went 2-for-3 with two RBI against Clemson on March 20 … went 2-for-3 with a double, scored three times and had three RBI against Coppin State on March 31 … had a career game against Duke on April 3, going 5-for-6 at the plate with four runs and four RBI … hit a solo home run against Richmond on April 13 … named to the ACC Honor Roll.
As a Freshman (1998): Finished fourth on the team with nine doubles … turned in a career-high 10 multiple-hit games … went 3-for-5 with a double and three RBI against Furman on March 23 … hit a two-run home run against Mt. St. Mary's on April 3 … had a career-high five-game hitting streak during the final five games on the season … in the series against Georgia Tech (May 9-10), he went 5-for-11 with a triple and two RBI … named to the ACC Honor Roll … named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the fall 1997 semester … named to the Dean's List for the fall 1998 semester and the spring of the 1999 semester.
At Lassiter: A second-team all-county selection as a junior … named honorable mention all-county as a senior … team captain as a senior … Lassiter advanced to the state finals twice in four years.
Personal: Born Oct. 11, 1978 … son of Paulette and Donald Patenaude … majoring in letters and sciences … chose Maryland because of its academic and athletic opportunities.
Patenaude's Game Highs
Runs: 5, vs. Florida A&M, March 21, 2000 Hits: 5, vs. Duke, April 3, 1999 RBI: 4, vs. Duke, April 3 Stolen Bases: 2, vs. Florida A&M, March 21, 2000 and UMES, April 19, 2000 Longest Hitting Streak: 18 games, March 18- April 12, 2000
Patenaude's Career Statistics
Yr. Avg. GP/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI Slg. BB SO SB 98 .264 46/39 144 27 38 9 1 3 18 .403 18 24 4 99 .304 44/31 102 24 31 8 0 1 17 .412 15 18 1 00 .313 56/54 214 55 67 14 3 5 33 .477 31 38 13 Tot. .296 146/124 460 106 136 31 4 9 68 .439 64 80 18