Posted on August 3, 2010 by Gerry Wittmann
08/02/2010 1:33 PM – Austin has just added another weapon to its attacking arsenal with the acquisition of forward Randi Patterson from Crystal Palace Baltimore, pending league approval.
Patterson was picked up by the Aztex for an undisclosed transfer fee with his contract running through the rest of this season with an option for the 2011 season.
The 25-year-old forward comes from Crystal Palace Baltimore where he notched four goals in 17 appearances for the club.
Patterson originally hails from Hackensack, N.J. and played his college ball at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. At UNC-Greensboro, Patterson was twice named Southern Conference Player of the Year and finished his collegiate career with 61 goals and 19 assists.Although he was born inside the United States, Patterson has elected to pledge his services to the Trinidadian National Team. In March of 2008, Patterson made his debut for the Soca Warriors when they took on El Salvador.
The forward will meet up and begin training with his new teammates later this week and will be available for the Aztex next match at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at House Park against the Tampa Bay Rowdies.
This article was originally printed on the Austin Aztex website.