The Missouri State field hockey team gains the lead on two separate occasions, but isn't able to hold off MAC-leading Central Michigan in the second half
Awards/Honors 2014: NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Academic All-MAC Team ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll (Fall) 2013: NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll 2012: NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll
2014 Season (Junior) Heavily relied on defender that played and started in each of the Bears' 18 games ... Averaged 64.1 minutes per game of playing time (second highest on team) ... Totaled over 1,150 minutes logged on the field ... Recorded her first-career goal and points in a 2-1 victory over Davidson on Oct. 5 ... Finished season with six shots-on-goal ... Drew only one green card on the back line for MSU ... Made first-career defensive save in a 7-0 loss to No. 8 Iowa on Sept. 28.
2013 Season (Sophomore) Appeared in 11 games for the Bears as a sophomore 2012 Season (Freshman) Appeared in 12 games and started four times ... Recorded three shots, one of which was on goal.
Background Ahl played on the Alberta provincial field hockey team and won a bronze medal at the Senior National Tournament ... Started every game in 2011 ... Earned player of the game honors at nationals the same year ... Team placed fourth at nationals and second at the Western Canada Summer Games in 2011 ... Played ice hockey for three years and led the Midget St. Albert Dash and Sting team in goals and assists ... Has played volleyball, badminton and soccer and earned the Coaches' Award in soccer.
Personal Patrice Lauren Ahl was born Oct. 14, 1993 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada ... Daughter of Larry and Kathryn Ahl ... Majoring in fashion merchandising ... Has a brother, David ... Interested in starting her own business after college.