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Patrick Sveum
Patrick Sveum

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rochester, Minn.

High School:
Century

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 231

Position:
Linebacker


11/21/2011

Gophers Send Seniors Off With Contest vs. Illinois

Twenty-four seniors will be recognized on Senior Day Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.

2011 • SENIOR SEASON:
Appeared in all 12 games • recorded five tackles (two solo, three assisted) • earned second varsity letter• named Academic All-Big Ten.

2010 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Appeared in eight games during the 2010 season, mostly on special teams • recorded two tackles• awarded first varsity letter.

2009 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Did not see action.

2008 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Did not see action as a member of the squad • scholar-athlete award winner.

2007:
Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Three-time letterwinner for Century High School • helped lead Century to a 7-2 record and a Big 9 Conference championship as a senior • played for head coach Jon Vik • also earned three letters in track and field • earned an honors diploma, was a scholar-athlete award winner and an honor roll student.

PERSONAL:
Born Feb. 18, 1988 • son of Peg and Randy Sveum • lists his greatest sports thrill as returning a fumble 78 yards for a TD vs. cross-town rival Rochester Mayo during his senior year • civil engineering major.

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