General: Three-time returning letterman who has played both midfield and attack in his time at Carolina...was the team's most improved player as a freshman...has two career hat tricks.
2013 (Junior): Played in 17 games and earned a start against Fairfield...had five goals and two assists on the season to go along with two ground balls...had goals in five different games, including one in ACC Tournament championship game against Virginia.
2012 (Sophomore): Had an outstanding season...ranked fourth on the team in assists with eight and tied for ninth in points with 13...scored five goals and had two ground balls...had a career-high three assists in season-opening win against Penn State...played in all 16 games and started five...had a goal and an assist against Mercer and two goals and an assist versus Detroit...scored a third-quarter goal which helped the Tar Heels rally from a four-goal second-half deficit to beat Navy 9-8.
2011 (Freshman): Won the Kevin Reichardt Memorial Award as the most improved player...played in all 16 games and started six contests, including the last five games of the season...split time between attack and midfield...finished the season with 17 points on 15 goals and two assists...had six ground balls...scored on 50 percent of his shots, leading all offensive players on the team in that category...had the eventual game-winning goal with 1:51 left in the third quarter in a 10-8 win over Navy on February 25...came back in the next game and had two goals in a win over UMBC...had a goal and an assist versus Dartmouth...earned his first career start at Maryland and had three goals and an assist for a season-high four points in an 11-6 win over the Terps...had three goals in the win at Lehigh...scored twice against Notre Dame, including the game-winning overtime goal 1:03 into the extra period...he was the first Tar Heel freshman to score a game-winning overtime goal since Corey Gavitt against Duke in 1986.
Prep: A 2010 Under Armour All-America selection...was an outstanding attackman at the Boys' Latin School...coached there by Bob Shriver...second-team All-Metro selection as a senior...led Boys' Latin to MIAA championship game appearance his senior year...leading goal scorer on the team as a junior...No. 20 Inside Lacrosse Young Gun Rising Senior...won Boys' Latin's A. Mason Lebraun Award as school's outstanding junior athlete... led his freshman lacrosse team to an 18-0 mark...Dean's List student...received academic honors awards throughout high school...student body blood drive representative...did 40 hours of community service throughout high school.Personal: Patrick Craig Foster is the son of Richard Steven Foster and Elizabeth Burchfield Ferree...born in March 1992 in Lutherville, Md. ...has two sisters...majors in Management & Society.
Pat Foster's Stat Lines
Year GP/GS SH SOG G A PTS GB
2011 16/6 30 24 15 2 17 6
2012 16/5 18 10 5 8 13 6
2013 17/1 14 7 5 2 7 2
Totals 49/12 62 41 25 12 37 14
In His Career: 5 multi-goal games (4 in 2011, 1 in 2012); 1 multi-assist game (1 in 2012); 8 multi-point games (5 in 2011, 3 in 2012).
Career Highs: Goals: 3 vs. Maryland, 3-26-2011; 3 vs. Lehigh, 4-17-2011; Assists: 3 vs. Penn State, 2-11-2012; Points: 4 versus Maryland, 3-26-2011; Ground Balls: 2 vs. Virginia, 4-9-2011; 2 vs. Hofstra, 4-14-2012.