Embry-Riddle Bio

Lyndsey Patterson is in her first season as an assistant coach with the Embry-Riddle women's soccer program.

Patterson played collegiate soccer at the University of Tennessee where Baggett was an assistant coach for four years. A native of Puyallup, Wash., Patterson is one of the most heralded graduates of the Lady Vols soccer program, helping Tennessee to back-to-back Southeastern Conference regular season titles in 2003 and 2004, and SEC tournament crowns in 2002 and 2003.

In 2003, Patterson was the recipient of the team's Offensive MVP award after leading the team in scoring with 26 points on 11 goals and four assists.

Patterson was named to the All-Central Region team twice and was a three-time All-SEC selection. She finished her four-year career having played in a program-best 91 matches with 88 starts. She currently ranks seventh all-time on Tennessee's scoring charts with 64 points, is eighth in goals (20), sixth in assists (24), fourth in game-winners (9) and first in shots (240).

Following her playing career, Patterson spent one season as a student assistant coach for the Lady Vols. She was also a Youth Academy Coach for the Knoxville Football Club, and was the head junior varsity and assistant varsity coach at Puyallup High School. She is also the founder and director of the Competitive Edge Soccer Camp, which teaches speed, agility and strength training.

Patterson is currently a starter for the Seattle Sounders Crossfire in the USL's W-League.

Patterson graduated from Tennessee in 2005 with a degree in Broadcasting and a minor in Psychology.